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The BU BUILDS team took third place in the finals for the Polytechnic Institute of New York University’s CSAW (Cyber-Security Awareness Week) Capture-the-Flag competition last month. Four members of BUILDS traveled to the finals at NYU-Poly in Brooklyn: Allan Wirth (CAS’15, Computer Science), Danny Cooper (CAS’13, Computer Science), Jeff Crowell (CAS’13, Computer Engineering), and George Silvis III (CAS’14, Mathematics/Ancient Greek).
In the finals, the top 15 undergraduate teams from the preliminary round competed to solve challenges relevant to modern computer security. BUILDS took third place in a very competitive field of teams from other prestigious universities across the U.S. and Canada.
You can find more information about the CSAW competition (including the final scoreboard and information about the other teams) at NYU-Poly’s website, http://www.poly.edu/csaw2012.