What is All-Army CyberStakes?

All-Army CyberStakes is the premier Department of Defense individual, computer security, skills competition.

The competition tests a diverse array of skills including forensics, cryptography, binary exploitation, reverse engineering, and web-based exploitation. For more information on the competition and how to prepare see the Competitors page.

The competition is run annually in an online, jeopardy style, Capture-the-Flag format. This will be the 3rd year that the Army Cyber Institute has hosted the event. For more information on the history of All-Army CyberStakes and the team behind the competition see the Team page.

When and Where is it?

The competition will run for 10 days from 30 November to 9 December and will hosted entirely online. You can compete from any location, no DTS required.

While the competition will be available for 10 days, you do not need to set aside the entire time to compete. This lengthy period is intended to accommodate all participants in all organizations. If you lead any organization, a Squad, a Team, a Battalion, check out the Leaders page for more information on how to incorporate this event into your training.

Who can participate?

The competition is open to any federal government employee as well as all cadets in ROTC and attending the service academies. At this time we are unable to open the competition to the general public.

How can I keep informed?

They best way to keep informed is to pre-register with an appropriate government email address using the form on the Home page. Also be sure to check this site and share it with all your friends and colleagues.

We expect to open up registration and a competition slack channel on 16 November.

Where do I send my registration fee?

There are no fees whatsoever. This competition is entirely free to all participants.

Have a question that wasn’t answered?

Please email us at [email protected]. We would love to hear from you.