Cyber Defense Competition – Puzzle #2


Test your crypto skills by cracking puzzle #2 in this cyber security simulation.

This is the second of four puzzles, each of which increases in complexity.

May the odds be in your favor.

If you think you have the correct solution, email, and the Puzzlemaster will let you know if you have successfully solved the puzzle.

47 6f 6f 64 20 4c 75 63 6b 0d 0

This post was written for the 2017 Cyber Defense Competition.

Reddit AMA: The ins and outs of working in cybersecurity

UPDATE: Reddit AMA is here:

coffee-and-tea-1359055910Join the live Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) online event TODAY at 1 p.m. to learn about available cyber security jobs in Argonne’s  Cyber Operations, Analysis and Research (COAR) team, part of the Risk and Infrastructure Science Center (RISC). Current team members stand ready to answer your questions about what it’s like to work in cyber security at a national laboratory.

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