Capture The Flag
TELECOM Nancy is organizing the 5th edition of its annual cybersecurity event “Capture The Flag” on the school’s cyber-range platform on January 17 and 18, 2023 for students from BAC+2 to BAC+5 level in cybersecurity.
“Understanding attacks to better protect themselves from them”, such is the objective of these 48 hours of intense challenges taking place at TELECOM Nancy on a first-rate cyber-security platform, made up of a red team room (offensive) , a blue team room (defensive), and a professional-level cyber-range. The latter was inaugurated in September 2019 in the presence of the Vice-President of Higher Education and Research of the Grand-Est Region, and the Commander of the Nancy Defense Base.
The school is also participating in the organization of a Cyber War Game entitled ” Cyber Humanum Est ” which will take place in February 2023, in collaboration with the Nancy Defense Base and Lorraine INP – University of Lorraine.
Students at the top of national and European challenges
Previously, a TELECOM Nancy student team was ranked in the top 5 out of a hundred teams, during the CentraleSupelec Intelligence and Analysis Tournament (TRACS) organized by ViaRezo / CentraleSupelec and the DGSE.
A TELECOM Nancy student team (HackInTN club) was also ranked in the top 5 over sixty teams during the national GreHack competition organized by the ENSIMAG security club. During a national cyber-security competition, organized by the Cyber Defense Command (COMCYBER), under the authority of the Chief of the Armed Forces Staff, a TELECOM Nancy student team arrived in the top 5 in the general classification on more than 500 teams.
Students from TELECOM Nancy were also ranked in the top 3 out of more than sixty international teams (professional and student), for the qualifications of the European CTF “Cube Apocalypse” organized by the University of the German Federal Armed Forces (Munich , Germany).
TELECOM Nancy students also demonstrated their dexterity during the DG’Hack challenge organized by the General Directorate of Armaments (DGA), with a ranking in the top 5 out of more than 300 student teams .
Cybersecurity at TELECOM Nancy
TELECOM Nancy trains engineers in computer science and digital sciences in three years and offers a specialization in cyber-security entitled ” Internet Systems and Security “.
The school is a member of the CONCORDIA European consortium of excellence in cyber-security and of the European alliance of cyber-security skills Erasmus+ REWIRE , and participates in the cyber-reservist center in collaboration with the Ministry of the Armed Forces .
Equipped with state-of-the-art technological equipment including a professional cyber-range and supported by the expertise of its teacher-researchers and its partner companies, TELECOM Nancy now offers a unique cyber-security training offer in the Grand Est and responds to a crucial need: responding to the shortage of cybersecurity experts.