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GCC TOKYO 2020

FEB, 2020

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Over the summer, four UQ Cyber Security students from varying stages of their degrees travelled to Tokyo, Japan where they participated in the second year of the "Global Cybersecurity Camp". They attended talks given by field experts on topics such as the intelligent fuzzing of applications, incidence response, IoT emulation for reverse engineering, and more. In attendence were over eight countries from South-East Asia, who all...

SHEARWATER CTF

NOV, 2019

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Three teams from The University of Queensland’s Cyber Squad got a glimpse into the dark world of cyber attacks last week when they participated in the Shearwater Application Security Hackathon. The Hackathon is a hands-on, nation-wide security challenge designed to provide students, software developers, and IT security professionals with a deeper understanding of cyber attacks and web application security. This year’s challen...

CYBER 9/12

SEP, 2019

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Two cyber security students, a political science brain and a latin-dancing criminology PhD candidate walked into a secure vault... It sounds like the start of a joke, but this motley team from The University of Queensland stopped the judges - and their competition - in their tracks last week at the Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge in Canberra. Cyber 9/12 is a globally renowned competition designed to provide students across a r...

PWN2DRONE

MAY, 2019

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Cyber security professionals are in high demand across Australia and the need for expertise is growing, with an estimated 18,000 new positions to be filled over the next seven years. Protecting fundamental human rights, such as the right to privacy and freedom of speech, led University of Queensland honours student Tim Kallioinen to consider a career path in cyber security. “As people increasingly incorporate technology into daily life...