Athens, Greece, 9 September 2014: Echothrust Solutions is pleased to announce that Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du) chose the EchoCTF platform for its first ever hacking competition, the du Hackathon that will take place on September 18th 2014, during du's annual Cyber Security Conference at Armani Hotel in Dubai.
At Echothrust we maintain an Echofish installation, hosted on Amazon Web Services and used for testing and demo purposes. Just like the installation that we use daily on our network, the AWS installation is in par with the latest version - available at Echothrust's Echofish Github Repo.
The upgrade was quite easy and smooth, along the lines of:
With the scenario out of the way it was time to setup the network and with it, shape-up the gameplay a little bit. At this point, we only had a very vague idea of how the participants would be finally rewarded.