A team of four University of Arkansas at Little Rock computer science students participated in the Shell On The Border cybersecurity competition in Fort Smith and placed fourth overall among the 21 participating teams.
The competition, held Jan. 26-28, is a cybersecurity event featuring a Capture the Flag (CTF) hacking tournament and various security workshops. Shell is the computer program used for controlling and running programs. Students participated in networking, coding, cryptography, web application hacking, brainteasers, and real-life immersive geo-located puzzles in the downtown area.
The team, sponsored by the Department of Computer Science, included David Stack, Malik El-Amin, Aaron Mays, and Carter Williams. They are members of the UA Little Rock Cyber Security Club.