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PECAN+ Capture the Flag – Cyber Security Competition

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PECAN+ CTF 2024 is a Capture the flag cyber security competition. Designed for beginner, intermediate and advanced high school students in Years 10 to 12. Compete nationally to solve challenges in a range of topics areas including cryptography, digital forensics, OSINT, reverse engineering, steganography & web exploitation. We offer training options to support competitors in developing their skills in using cyber tools, virtual machines, Linux and in ethical hacking.

 National prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th place teams in each skill division, Top-scoring all female team & Top-scoring indigenous competitor(s). Put your ethical hacking skills to the test and learn cyber security skills in a fun, practical way! More info: Register to compete in your State/Territory here.

Australia-wide competition locations:

  • Edith Cowan University, Joondalup campus (WA)
  • Charles Darwin University, Darwin (NT)
  • University of Adelaide, North Terrace Campus, Adelaide (SA)
  • TAFE Queensland, South Bank Campus, South Brisbane (QLD)
  • Australian National University and University of Canberra, Canberra (ACT)
  • University of Wollongong, Wollongong & Liverpool Campuses (NSW)
  • Monash College, Melbourne (Victoria) and Box Hill Institute, Box Hill (VIC)
  • University of Tasmania, Hobart & Launceston (Inveresk) Campuses (TAS)

Team and registration format: Compete in Teams of up to 4 students. If you are registering as an individual, you will be placed in a Team on the day. PECAN+ is founded and led by Edith Cowan University. In collaboration with Universities, TAFEs and the Australian cyber security ecosystem.

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