Do you have what it takes to be an ethical hacker? Can you step into the shoes of a professional paid to outsmart supposedly locked-down systems?
Now you can at least try, no matter what your background, with a new card game developed by members of the UW CSE Security and Privacy Lab.
“Control-Alt-Hack” gives teenage and young-adult players a taste of what it means to be a computer-security professional defending against an ever-expanding range of digital threats. The game’s creators will present it this week in Las Vegas at Black Hat 2012, an annual information security meeting.
Read a UW News story here. Learn about Control-Alt-Hack here. Learn about UW CSE computer security and privacy research here.