National challenges and other events related to ECSC 2016


Spanish National CS Competition
Title: CyberCamp
Dates: November / December

The National Cybersecurity Competition "Cybercamp" is our flagship event that takes place every November/December (depending on the year and venue availability). Candidates must qualify for the final face to face challenge by playing our on line cybersecurity challenges (one or two qualifying stages could happen during the year - july and october). The Final face to face Challenge usually take place on Saturday during Cybercamp and it takes about 8 hours. In this final stage, the competition is between the top 40 participants from the qualifying round in which a maximum of 5 could be foreign participants. At this stage, none of the participants could be active employees in CS arena.



Online qualification
Date: 02.05.2016 - 01.08.2016
National finals
Date: 26.09.2016 - 28.09.2016

ECSC Finals
Date: 07.11.2016 - 10.11.2016
07. Arrival day
08. Infrastructure setup day, Sponsoring event
09. Hacking and conference
10. Departure day

United Kingdom

Cyber Security Challenge Masterclass
Date: 2nd or 3rd week of November
Candidates can qualify for Masterclass by playing on line play-on-demand games, and if you show good skills, you may be invited to a Face-to-Face competition run by at least one of the Challenge sponsors. The top players in each of those competitions will be invited to Masterclass. The Cyber Security Challenge is a full year's programme, starting in January and ending with Masterclass in November.

Svenja Schulze
Minister for Innovation, Science and Research of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

The European Cyber Security Challenge gives young talents an opportunity to pitch their IT security prowess against their peers in a friendly competition.
Their skills are urgently needed, if we want to tackle the digital revolution. (...)

Cyber Challenge 2016

Organizers of Final 2016

CTF attack/defense provider

Finalists 2016