Trend Micro CTF Asia Pacific & Japan 2015

For details about the final, please click here.

Online qualifier
9.26-9.27

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The Final
11.21-11.22
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Overview

Trend Micro CTF Asia Pacific & Japan 2015

IT environments are shifting from traditional physical environments towards virtualisation, cloud and IoT (Internet of Things). In addition to traditional business environments, various systems including industrial control systems and smart devices are connetcted to the internet. On the other hand, with no boundaries on the internet, cyber attacks are becoming increasingly damaging and critical.

Trend Micro CTF Asia Pacific & Japan 2015 is a CTF event hosted by Trend Micro, a global leader in security software and solutions with the vision ‘a world safe for exchanging digital information’.

Trend Micro CTF Asia Pacific & Japan 2015

CTF stands for ‘Capture the Flag’, and is a competition for demonstrating security knowledge and expertise among engineers. Trend Micro CTF Asia Pacific & Japan 2015 is an event hosted by Trend Micro, a global leader in security software and solutions with the vision ‘a world safe for exchanging digital information’.

  • Trend Micro CTF Asia Pacific & Japan 2015 combines online qualifier and on-site final. Top ten teams from the qualifier will automatically qualify for the final, hosted in Tokyo in November 2015.
  • Challenges include not only orthodox categories such as ‘binary analysis’ and ‘packet analysis’, but also ‘targeted attacks’, ‘IoT’ and ‘SCADA’ to reflect the current and future business IT environments*1.

Prize

The following prizes will be presented to the top three teams in the final event hosted in Tokyo:

  • Winner : JPY1,000,000 and automatic qualification for HITCON CTF 2015 Final to be hosted in Taipei in December 2015
  • 2nd Place : JPY300,000
  • 3rd Place : JPY200,000

Requirement

  • Resident in Asia Pacific and Japan countries and regions (*2 see below for more details)
  • Adults aged over 20

Schedule

Online qualifier

Trend Micro CTF Asia Pacific & Japan 2015 Online Qualifier has finished. For the overview and the final results of Online Qualifier, please click here.
Thank you to all the teams and their members that participated in the event.

Dates:
13:00 (JST), September 26 - 13:00 (JST) September 27, 2015 (Duration: 24 hours)
Program:
  • Jeopardy-style
  • Challenge categories include, in addition to ‘binary’ and ‘packet’, ‘targeted attack’, ‘IoT’, and ‘ICS/SCADA’ planned*1
  • 30 challenge, with five in six different categories planned
Language:
English (with Japanese support)
Venue:
Online (requires internet connection)

The Final

Dates:
November 21-22, 2015
Participants:
Top ten teams qualified from online qualifiers (Maximum four members per group)
Program:
Attack and Defense
Challenge categories include not only orthodox ones such as ‘binary’ and ‘packets’ but also ‘targeted attacks’, ‘IoT’ and ‘ICS/SCADA’*1.
Language:
English (with Japanese support)
Venue:
BELLESALLE Nishi Shinjuku 1F Hall

Details about the final

Staff

Core Member (Trend Micro)

Yu Arai, Kazuki Fujisawa (Cyber Attack Response Team, CART), Hitomi Kimura,
Kohei Kawabata (Regional TrendLabs, RTL), Kosho Owa, Toshihiro Yamaguchi,
Shuichiro Suzuki (R&D), Toshiyuki Iwata (Enterprise Technical Support Group),
Masayoshi Someya, Soko Mikami, Taiki Sumiya (Marketing), Dove Chiu, Lucas Leong, Aaron Luo, Shih-hao Weng, Kenny Lu, Marvin Cruz

Event support

Michio Sonoda (Cyber University, IPA), Yoshinori Takesako, Akitsugu Ito,
Kunio Miyamoto, Kazuhisa Shirakami, Takayuki Terashima, Satoshi Mimura (Tokyo Denki University Graduate School), Yuichi Hattori (Cyber Integrated Associates, Ltd.),
Tomohiro Hanada, Toshikatsu Masui

Sponsors

Cooperation

*1: Challenge categories may change without further notice.

*2: Asia Pacific countries and regions include the following:

Australia / Bangladesh / Bhutan / Brunei Darussalam / Cambodia / China, People's Republic of /
Hong Kong / Macao / Fiji / India / Indonesia / Japan / Kiribati / Korea, Republic of /
Lao People's Democratic Republic / Malaysia / Maldives / Marshall Islands /
Micronesia, Federated States of / Mongolia / Myanmar / Nepal / New Zealand / Palau /
Papua New Guinea / Philippines / Samoa / Singapore / Solomon Islands / Sri Lanka / Taiwan / Thailand /
Timor Leste, Democratic Republic of / Tonga / Tuvalu / Vanuatu / Vietnam