NYU High School Forensics Challenge

Ages:High School

Type:Tournament

Categories:Coding & Computer Science, STEM

Scope:International

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

In this competition, high school students work in teams to identify and analyze electronic evidence. During the online Qualification Round, teams choose from categories including network analysis, mobile forensics, live system forensics, steganography, file carving, and more, answering questions to earn points. The teams with the most points are flown to one of the CSAW international locations to compete on­-site Finals, where the CSAW Mystery waits to be solved.

Compete in an online qualification round by playing the cyber forensics game provided. Top scoring teams will then be invited to the final in-person challenge at NYU in the United States and other locations internationally.

France:
During the Qualification Round, eligible teams win by getting the maximum available points. The top scoring teams (approximately 10 teams) will be invited to play in Finals at Grenoble INP -Esisar. Tie-breakers will be used as needed
United Arab Emirates:
During the Qualification Round, eligible teams win by getting the maximum available points. The top scoring teams (approximately 10 teams) will be invited to play in Finals at NYU Abu Dhabi. Tie-breakers will be used as needed.
United States:
During the Qualification Round, the eligible team with the most points per region will be invited to Finals. In addition to these 4 regional teams, the top 5 teams with the most points will be invited regardless of region or state, and the top scoring all-female team will be invited. Tie-breakers will be used as needed.
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: https://csaw.engineering.nyu.edu/hsf

Managing Organization: NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Contact:

csawhsf@osiris.cyber.nyu.edu

Entry Fee: $0

Eligibility:
Everyone is welcome to play in the Qualification Round of HSF, September 22 - October 2, 2017. We have players from around the world and with different life experiences who participate -- not just high school students. Teams/players may play as much or as little as they want through the Qualification Round. For high school students, we recommend dedicating as much time as you have to working through the Challenges, while maintaining your normal school and extracurricular schedule. <h6>Final Competition - November 9 - 11, 2017</h6> The Final Competition is open to high school students from three different global regions. Eligibility rules vary by region, as follows: <h6>France:</h6> Teams must consist of 1 to 3 students,all of whom must be enrolled in the same high school in the Grenoble Academy. Teams must be formed during the Qualification Round. Each team may compete under only one team name, and a mentor needs to be identified for the team. <h6>United Arab Emirates:</h6> Eligibility rules are pending. <h6>United States:</h6> Teams must consist of 1 to 3 students, all of whom must be enrolled in the same high school in the United States. Teams must be formed during the Qualification Round. Each team may compete under only one team name, and a mentor needs to be identified for the team.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

In this competition, high school students work in teams to identify and analyze electronic evidence. During the online Qualification Round, teams choose from categories including network analysis, mobile forensics, live system forensics, steganography, file carving, and more, answering questions to earn points. The teams with the most points are flown to one of the CSAW international locations to compete on­-site Finals, where the CSAW Mystery waits to be solved.

Process

Compete in an online qualification round by playing the cyber forensics game provided. Top scoring teams will then be invited to the final in-person challenge at NYU in the United States and other locations internationally.

Criteria

France:
During the Qualification Round, eligible teams win by getting the maximum available points. The top scoring teams (approximately 10 teams) will be invited to play in Finals at Grenoble INP -Esisar. Tie-breakers will be used as needed
United Arab Emirates:
During the Qualification Round, eligible teams win by getting the maximum available points. The top scoring teams (approximately 10 teams) will be invited to play in Finals at NYU Abu Dhabi. Tie-breakers will be used as needed.
United States:
During the Qualification Round, the eligible team with the most points per region will be invited to Finals. In addition to these 4 regional teams, the top 5 teams with the most points will be invited regardless of region or state, and the top scoring all-female team will be invited. Tie-breakers will be used as needed.

Awards

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Participate

Website: https://csaw.engineering.nyu.edu/hsf

Managing Organization: NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Contact:

csawhsf@osiris.cyber.nyu.edu

Entry Fee: $0

Eligibility:
Everyone is welcome to play in the Qualification Round of HSF, September 22 - October 2, 2017. We have players from around the world and with different life experiences who participate -- not just high school students. Teams/players may play as much or as little as they want through the Qualification Round. For high school students, we recommend dedicating as much time as you have to working through the Challenges, while maintaining your normal school and extracurricular schedule. <h6>Final Competition - November 9 - 11, 2017</h6> The Final Competition is open to high school students from three different global regions. Eligibility rules vary by region, as follows: <h6>France:</h6> Teams must consist of 1 to 3 students,all of whom must be enrolled in the same high school in the Grenoble Academy. Teams must be formed during the Qualification Round. Each team may compete under only one team name, and a mentor needs to be identified for the team. <h6>United Arab Emirates:</h6> Eligibility rules are pending. <h6>United States:</h6> Teams must consist of 1 to 3 students, all of whom must be enrolled in the same high school in the United States. Teams must be formed during the Qualification Round. Each team may compete under only one team name, and a mentor needs to be identified for the team.

Deadlines

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