Issue No. 04 - July-Aug. (2013 vol. 11)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MSP.2013.83
Chris Eagle , US Naval Postgraduate School
Security competitions can be a lot of fun, and preparing for them often exposes participants to skills they might not otherwise have encountered. Yet, participating in such competitions doesn't necessarily provide a road map for future success. By offering enough feedback, organizers could turn competitions into valuable training opportunities, rather than simply opportunities for participants to self-assess their skills.
Security, Computer security, Education, Military communication, US Department of Defense, military exercises, computer security, cybersecurity, capture the flag, National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, CCDC, DEF CON, Cyber Defense Exercise, CDX, cyberdefense, competitions
C. Eagle, "Computer Security Competitions: Expanding Educational Outcomes," in IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 11, no. , pp. 69-71, 2013.