Synchrony and UConn Engineering Join Forces to Host CyberSEED 2019
STORRS, CT – During National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Synchrony, a premier consumer financial services company, and The University of Connecticut School of Engineering are joining forces to sponsor CyberSEED 2019, a cyber wargame competition, on Saturday, October 19th from 9am to 5:30pm.
More than forty-two teams from 30 colleges and universities across the country will face off in a variety of challenges that test students’ skills, including: reverse engineering, web application security, network traffic analysis, and cryptography. The grand prize winner will take home $15,000; there will also be two smaller prizes of $2,000 and $500.
Registration for the competition is closed, but registration for a concurrent workshop will remain open through 17 October.
WHAT: CyberSEED – a cyber Capture the Flag competition and Workshop
WHEN: Saturday, October 19th
9:00am – opening remarks
9:30am – competition commences
5:00pm – competition ends
5:30pm – awards and closing
The workshop runs concurrently with the Capture the Flag competition.
WHERE: UConn Storrs Campus — Rome Commons Ballroom
Jeannette Burke (UConn) Engrfirstname.lastname@example.org
Nicole Ward (Synchrony) Nicole.Ward@syf.com
Technical (Synchrony) email@example.com