After participating in qualifying round wihch lasted 48 hours, Pwnium won a slot over more than 2000 teams in the world to compete at CSAW Finals.
Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) is the largest student-run cyber security event. It will be held this year November 10,12 2016. Student teams from India, the Middle East and North Africa, and the United States will compete simultaneously at NYU Tandon in Downtown Brooklyn, NYU Abu Dhabi and the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.
Students will tackle problems in a series of real-world scenarios modeling various computer security problems. To succeed, teams must demonstrate a profound understanding of the roles and ramifications of cyber security in these situations.
Because the challenges are designed to teach, CTF requires contestants to integrate concepts, develop skills and learn to hack as they go. Finalists will compete on-site for cash prizes, where their performance will be judged by a panel of technical experts.