CSAW CTF is one of the oldest and biggest CTFs with 1216 teams with 1+ points in 2020. Designed as an entry-level, jeopardy-style CTF, this competition is for students who are trying to break into the field of security, as well as for advanced students and industry professionals who want to practice their skills.
CSAW CTF occurs over two rounds: a Qualifying Round in September and a Final Round in November. Both rounds will be online this year.
48-hour Qualifying Round
10 September 2021, 20:00 UTC -
12 September 2021, 20:00 UTC
by 24 September 2021
36-hour Final Round
12 - 14 November 2021
Exact 36-hours to be announced by timezone.
2021 competition organizers
CTF is developed and managed by the NYU OSIRIS Lab. Challenges are written and contributed by Lab members, alumni, industry friends and partners.