NSA Codebreaker Challenge 2021

NSA Codebreaker Challenge 2021

NSA CC Logo, Credit: New Mexico CBC

On January 4th, 2021, OSUSEC finished 3rd place with 133,337 points at the NSA Codebreaker Challenge. 189 OSU students and OSUSEC members solved at least one of the 11 tasks, and 5 OSU students and OSUSEC members solved all 11.

Some more statistics about the competition are below:

  • Confirmed Public Participants: 5,465
  • Schools Registered: 631
  • Task Completions:
    • Task 0: 3,335
    • Task 1: 2,352
    • Task 2: 1,385
    • Task 3: 1,098
    • Task 4: 778
    • Task 5: 688
    • Task 6: 418
    • Task 7: 196
    • Task 8: 56
    • Task 9: 55
    • Task 10: 42
  • PCAP Downloads: 3,650

This was a great effort from our team over the course of several months. Great work, everyone!!

 

2 Responses

  1. Skip Magnuson says:

    What were the tasks? Some description would have been nice.

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