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The Embedded Capture the Flag (eCTF) competition is an attack-and-defend exercise for designing secure embedded systems, which provides participants with the invaluable experience of creating and battle testing their secure systems- while also learning from their mistakes. 

The program sets itself apart from traditional online-focused challenges by focusing on embedded systems, which present distinct security issues. It runs over the majority of the spring semester and includes Design and Attack phases to balance offense and defense. This allows time for development and for advanced attacks during the Attack Phase.

Become an Program Sponsor
Support emerging embedded security talent and get unique access to the next generation's cyber workforce. Your sponsorship not only helps students participate in this competition, but gives you a leg up on your competition through direct face-to-face with eCTF competitors.

Become an Participant
Immerse yourself in an unbeatable hands-on capture the flag experience unlike any other. Design, deploy, and defend your embedded system security protocols in a competition sponsored and supported by members of industry looking to scope out their future workforce. Get career guidance, mentorship, expand your skillset, and make connections at top cyber organizations.

Support the next generation of embedded security professionals!