The Season III, US Cyber Open is taking place June 2-12, 2023.
This FREE competition offers candidates aged 18 - 24 the opportunity to compete in an online competition and the chance to receive an invitation to the US Cyber Combine.
Cybersecurity skills are in demand in the workplace, so if you’re interested in seeing how well you’re prepared to join one of the hottest areas, then apply to participate in the US Cyber Open. You’ll definitely walk away with a better understanding of how your cybersecurity skills match up. You may even win the chance to go to the US Cyber Combine or become a member of the US Cyber Team to compete at the International Cybersecurity Challenge (ICC).
The US Cyber Open consists of a Competitive CTF and Beginner's Game Room. All registrants have access to both.
CTF Challenges include cryptography, forensics, reverse engineering / binary exploitation, networking, Web, and miscellaneous challenges that will help you sharpen your cybersecurity gaming skills with mystery challenges. Point values corresponding with challenge difficulty will be accumulated per each area and as a whole.
The goal of the US Cyber Open is to attract all levels of athletes so that coaches can easily scout top talent and invite them to the Combine where they will receive training and be scored in more depth to determine aptitude and potential.
Finishers will receive a digital badge showing they completed the Season III US Cyber Open. This badge can be used on social media profiles and resumes.
Top scorers will win prizes and more. (U.S. residents only)
Strong finishers may be invited to the US Cyber Combine. Scores alone won't confirm an invite to the US Cyber Combine--your application matters most.