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2016 Contest Roundup

Posted on 27 May 2016 by operator (0)

Looking for something fun to do at LayerOne outside of the numerous presentations and the parties? Read below for a breakdown of the major contest and events that you can participate in. Check the conference schedule for pertinent start and end times for each of the contests.

Thanks to everyone who pre-registered for the event! If you missed the pre-registration deadline, don’t worry: you can still register on-site with card of credit card (via Square) for $160. Registration includes breakfast both days, banquet dinner Saturday night, conference badge, access to all presentations, contests, events, and parties!

Capture the Flag

Competitive hacking and penetration testing event that runs throughout LayerOne 2016. No sign-ups or qualifications – play on-site and WIN. Full details on the Capture the Flag page.

(De)Obfuscation Contest

Develop a code-influenced drinking problem in this hacking competition based around reverse engineering, obfuscation, and obscure code paradigms. Full details on the Obfuscation Contest page.

Tamper-Evident Contest

Show off your tamper-evident hacking skills! Learn about tamper-evident physical security and integrity devices in this weekend-long contest. Full details on the Tamper-Evident Contest page.

Hebocon Robot Battles

Crush your opponents. Hopefully. Build the best worst robot you can in this tour de force robot battle! Full details on the HeboCon Robot Battles page.

Other events:

Hacking Workshop w/ Sam Bowne

Learn to hack all the things! A tour-de-force introduction to practical hacking and exploitation techniques with long-time LayerOne speaker and friend, Sam Bowne. Full details on the Hacking Workshop page.

Fail of Things

Celebrate the wonderful security of Internet of Things devices by dropping an 0day for the worst IoT device you can find! Full details on the Fail of Things page.

Demo Party

You’re given specific hardware with any number of restrictions – code size, available memory, processor speed. Your goal is to output audio and video that pushes the limits of what is considered possible with such limited hardware. More information available on the Demo Party page.

HAM Testing

Take your amateur HAM radio license tests at LayerOne! More information on the HAM Testing page.

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