BU BUILDS Team Places Third in CSAW Competition

in NEWS, Students

BUILDSBUILDS took third place in the finals for NYU-Poly’s CSAW (Cyber-Security Awareness Week) Capture-the-Flag competition held November 15-17.

Four members of BUILDS traveled to the finals at NYU-Poly in Brooklyn:

Allan Wirth (2015) – Computer Science
Danny Cooper (2013) – Computer Science
Jeff Crowell (2013) – Computer Engineering
George Silvis, III (2014) – Math/Ancient Greek [Treasurer of BUILDS]

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 country (and Canada).

You can find more information about the CSAW CTF competition (including
the final scoreboard, and information about the other teams) at NYU-Poly’s website, http://www.poly.edu/csaw2012.

This story can also be found on the Boston University Computer Science page.