BUILDS places 3rd at NorthSec

in Recent News
May 28th, 2015

From left to right: Sean Smith CS’17 Dennis Your ENG’17 Amalia Safer CS’17 Andrew Mohn CS’14 Robbie Harwood CMU’14 Kit Haines MIT ’17 Allan Wirth CS’15

On a weekend in May, 32 teams with 256 total members earned points for hacking into computers specifically set up for the NorthSec computer security competition in Montreal. The team from BUILDS, which included BU CS students and alumni, won 3rd place. The winning BUILDS team is pictured above.

BUILDS is “a student-run hackerspace that provides BU students with all the tools and resources for leading collaborative student tech projects. We take the dirt and grit of the world and give it a shine. We’re not led by a single purpose or mission, but we work on projects that are truly interesting to us. We’re a self-motivated, skillful bunch who do what we love because we love it! In BUILDS, it’s about the heart. Access is open to members 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Swing by MCS B26 at Boston University to check out our hackerspace. Meetings are every Wednesday at 6:30 PM.”

Students interested in BUILDS are encouraged to subscribe to the mailing list and follow them on Facebook!