OVERVIEW

 

ASEAN Student Contest on Information Security (ASCIS) is the biggest annual Capture the Flag (CTF) competition in cyber security for Asean students organized by Vietnam Information Security Association (VNISA) under the sponsorship of the Ministry of Information and Communications and the Ministry of Education and Training of Viet Nam with hundreds of students attended every year.

ASCIS 2022 is the 15th time competition for Vietnamese students and the 4th time for ASEAN students.

ASCIS 2021 has attracted nearly 160 teams with more than 600 students from 45 universities of 8 countries in ASEAN. The team winning the Grand prize of ASCIS 2021 has been chosen to participate in Cyber Sea Game 2021 and won the second prize.

The contest 2022 has 3 rounds, timeline expected:

Starting Round

– Online CTF (Jeopardy) on Sept 24th, 2022, within the duration of 4 hours.

– The format of this round includes: Pwnable (exploiting software errors, buffer overflow, format string, shellcode…); Reverse engineering (software source code reverse engineering, unpacking the packers, crypters to protect the software); Web (Web application attack techniques); Crypto/ACM (Decode puzzles, attack cryptographic algorithms, use programming/algorithmic skills to solve games, mazes…).

– Unlimited number of teams of institution to compete in this round.

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The Qualifying Round

– The teams from Viet Nam compete onsite CTF (Jeopardy) in VN1 group and VN2 group, the teams from other ASEAN Member States compete online CTF (Jeopardy) in ASEAN group. Video conferencing tools may be used to surveil remote contestants to ensure fair competition. The expected date of this round is on October 15th, 2022, with its duration of roughly 8 hours.

– The format of this round includes: Pwnable (exploiting software errors, buffer overflow, format string, shellcode…); Reverse engineering (software source code reverse engineering, unpacking the packers, crypters to protect the software); Web (Web application attack techniques); Crypto/ACM (Decode puzzles, attack cryptographic algorithms, use programming/algorithmic skills to solve games, mazes…).

– The teams must have points from the Starting Round to compete in the Qualifying Round.

 Final Round

– Onsite CTF (Attack & Defense) with teams from Vietnam and online CTF (Attack & Defense) with teams from other ASEAN Member States on Nov 05th, 2022 and last for 8 hours. In case teams from Vietnam could not able onsite participation (due to COVID-19, etc…), online participation is alternatively possible.

– 10 best teams of Viet Nam from the Qualifying Round shall compete in the Final Round, together with 10 teams from other ASEAN Member States (01 best team of each country and other teams have next order of the Qualifying Round).

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Awards

  • The Qualifying Round: Each group has 01 First Prize ($200), 02 Second Prizes ($120), some Third Prizes ($70) and Consolation Prizes ($50) (The number of prizes shall be decided by the Organizer based on the number of competing teams in each group).
  • The Final Round: 01 Grand Prize ($1300), 02 Second Prizes ($650), 03 Third Prizes ($200) and some Consolation Prizes ($120)

* The winning teams from ASEAN countries will receive cash prize via PayPal. Please send the team leader’s PayPal account to Organizers if your team wins.