What is CISS2021-OL?
Critical Infrastructure Security Showdown 2021 – Online (CISS2021-OL) is the fifth run of iTrust’s international technology assessment exercise. This is the second year that the exercise is held entirely online and is sponsored by the National Research Foundation and the Ministry of Defence.
What is new this year?
CISS2021-OL will come with the following exciting additions:
- World Wide Web as entry point
- Water Distribution (WADI) testbed as additional attack surface
- 5 hours for Red Teams (instead of 4)
- Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) installed
- Avoid IDS detection = higher score
- Using reflector server to mask identity = higher score
- Prize $ doubled
Older versions: N.A.
Access to world’s largest industrial-grade critical infrastructure playground
A novel and complex OT system awaits participants of CISS2021-OL
Important dates (subject to changes)
|May 2021||June 2021|
|Invitation to RT & BT||Deadline for participation|
|July 2021||August 2021|
|Stage 1 (RT)
5th – 16th
RT (Finalists): 30th,
BT (CII): 6th, 2-4pm
BT (Vendors): 10th, 2-4pm
4th – 13th
|BT (CII) deployment & testing
16th – 20th
BT (Vendors) deployment & testing
16th – 27th
BT (CII) familiarisation
23rd – 27th
6th – 10th
13th – 17th
RT = Red Teams; BT = Blue Teams
Can I participate in CISS2021-OL?
Participation in this exclusive and unique exercise is by invitation only. Invited Red Teams can form up to 4 members per team; Blue Teams between 6 to 10 members. Keep a look out for our invitation in your inbox !
What will I win?
The top 3 Red Teams stand to win attractive cash prizes!
1st prize: S$4,000
2nd prize: S$2,000
3rd prize: S$1,000
Past years’ Red Teams
iTrust thanks the following sponsoring partners for this year’s exercise!
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