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This free computer security gamified education program offers original educational content built on a capture-the-flag framework created by CMU security and privacy experts. Learners of all skill levels gain access to a safe and unique hands-on experience as they reverse-engineer, break, hack, decrypt, and think creatively and critically to solve challenges and capture digital flags. They learn and practice cybersecurity principles with picoCTF's noncompetitive features, then put their skills to the test in one of picoCTF's hacking competitions.

  • Contact: Megan Kearns ( )
  • Grade Level: Middle School, High School, College
  • Audience: Students, Teachers, Parents, Informal Educators
  • Cost: Free
  • Duration: Continuous, 24/7