November 20, 2018

Cybersecurity team masters superhero tactics to defend network from hackers

Four students work on their computers at a Capture the Flag cyber warfare competition

Students on the UW’s cybersecurity team – Batman’s Kitchen – learn to protect a network against cyber criminals by thwarting their signature techniques. Batman’s Kitchen ranks number four in the nation among academic groups in competitions known as “Capture the Flag,” where teams engage in mock cyber warfare. Now, UW’s team is gearing up for a year of battling cyber criminals with weekly skill building and practice.