AITP Region 3 Student Conference
Building a Future in Information Technology
The security assessment will allow individual competitors to utilize their security skills to prove their knowledge through the completion of a qualifying exam, and then a final Capture-The-Flag (CTF) challenge.
This contest will take place on Friday, October 21, 2016 from 4:00 ‐ 7:00 PM
The qualifying round will consist of 120 multiple choice questions similar to questions found on the Security+ exam.
Additionally, students should be knowledgeable with all of the following topics and relevant tools:
- IP configuration and testing
- Database Security Vulnerabilities
- Web Server Vulnerabilities
- Web Application Vulnerabilities
- Social Engineering
- Password Crackers
- Penetration Testing Tools
- Open Source Intelligence
- Log Analysis
- Network Traffic Analysis
- Reconnaissance Techniques
- Vulnerability Identification and Exploitation
- High-level understanding of security regulations
- Physical security/access control
- Policy implementation in a Windows environment
- Current business security regulations, U.S.A. laws involved with trans-border data flow (PCI, PATRIOT Act, etc.)
Each contestant will take a web based exam. As with all AITP contests, to take the exam you must bring your own computer (BYOC).
The qualifying round will be scored as 1 point for each correct answer. In the case of a tie, the contestant with the fastest time will be ranked higher.