CTF: 101

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Learn how to solve Capture the Flag (CTF) challenges, including pwn and web.

After the workshop, you'll have solved your first CTF challenge and built new security skills.

Micah Silverman


Micah is Snyk's Director of DevSecOps Acceleration. With 27 years of Java Experience (yup, that's from the beginning) and 21 years as a security professional Micah's authored numerous articles, co-authored a Java EE book, and spoken at many conferences. He's a maker, who's built full-size MAME arcade cabinets and repaired old electronic games ( He brings his love of all things security and Java to a conference near you!

Kyle Suero


Before joining Snyk as a Senior Security Advocate, Kyle was a Systems Administrator, Full Stack Engineer, Developer Evangelist, and AppSec Engineer. He graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology Computing Security program with a concentration in Forensics & Malware and an immersion in Philosophy. Over years of traveling North America as a Developer Evangelist for the global hackathon community, Kyle developed a passion for teaching people about the practice of security. In his free time, he serves as a member of the board of advisors for Open@RIT and TechTogether.