Registration for “Women Unite Over CTF 3.0,” the popular Capture the Flag (CTF) for women and non-binary persons, is now open. Participants from 100+ countries are expected.
The CTF features challenges for beginner-level to advanced infosec participants. On-going and live instruction will help beginners successfully complete their first CTF, and more advanced infosec professionals can earn points through challenges on the award-winning ESCALATE platform from Point3 Security.
Several non-profits for women and non-binary persons in cybersecurity will provide introductions to help forge new connections, share opportunities and embrace self-empowerment. An online chatroom is also provided, affording an in-depth social experience for interested participants.
Registration for Women Unite Over CTF 3.0 is free to all, at this registration link.
Sponsors include Point3 Security and: Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu, Gatebreachers, WoSEC, WeAreHackerz, WiCys, Diana Initiative, WISP, Women in Cyber Security Middle East, InfoSecGirls, NotPinkCon, and OWASP WIA.
“Gaining hands-on experience is essential for the continuous development of cybersecurity professionals and opportunities such as CTFs allow them to apply and test their skills and knowledge in the field. The WiCyS organization is partnering with Women Unite over CTF to offer such gateways for women to practice and advance their skillset collectively,” said Lynn Dohm (she/her), Executive Director, Women In Cybersecurity (WiCyS), a Women Unite Over CTF 3.0 hosting organization.
Evan Dornbush, Point3 Security Co-Founder and CEO, said: “Women Unite Over CTF 3.0 helps foster invaluable bonds across the cybersecurity community, providing an important springboard for newer entrants and substantial opportunities for experienced professionals. This CTF provides challenges at all levels. We are honored to co-host this event with our co-sponsors, and stand with those providing non-binary persons & women hackers from all regions, ethnicities, faiths and skills levels greater access to the strong, welcoming global community of like-minded infosec professionals.”