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Friday, May 20 • 1:00pm - 5:30pm
CTF: Learn to Hack for Fun and Profit! [Half day class]

Learn about Capture The Flag (CTF) competitions and how you can participate. This training will provide a background on what CTFs are and how they operate.  This training will then guide participants through several real CTF challenges from previous competitions to help build an intuition for how to approach CTF problems and teach real world hacking skills that are used to defeat the challenges. Completion of this training should prepare participants for competing in the BSides Boston CTF.


John-Nicholas Furst

John-Nicholas Furst is a Hardware Engineer at Akamai with a long history of participation in CTFs. As a founding member of the hackerspace BUILDS at Boston University, he honed his skills in competing in various CTFs internationally. He eventually moved into running CTFs as a co-founder... Read More →

Friday May 20, 2016 1:00pm - 5:30pm EDT
NERD 1 Memorial Dr