Idea: Large-scale cracking contests as a sport.

You have an attack team and a defense team. There's some kind of system (Web site, application, database, email, whatever) that is the focus of the whole thing.

The defense team gets a few hours to harden the system, then the attack team gets some time to try to break in and achieve one of several objectives. The attackers get more points the more they accomplish (theft > destruction > DoS). The defenders get more points the longer they hold out.

@alexbuzzbee

> Idea: Large-scale cracking contests as a sport. You have an attack team and a defense team. There's some kind of system (Web site, application, database, email, whatever) that is the focus of the whole thing.

I like this idea! You could also have a capture-the-flag game mode where each side has a server to defend and one to attack at the same time

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There already are competitions like this: Attack & Defense CTF's. 😄

ctfd.io/whats-a-ctf/

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