• Cyber Defense Competitions,  Raspberry Pi

    Using a Raspberry Pi to Make Students Miserable

    The scenario for the 2018 Pacific Rim Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (PRCCDC) was a power company¬†SCADA system called Scadacs. The blue teams, made up of 8 students from different colleges,¬† had to keep a simulated SCADA network up and running while defending against a group of professional penetration testers, the red team. But we felt it wasn’t enough for the students to be victim of data loss and website defacements, if the red team got into their system they could literally shut off the power. At first I had the idea that if they are managing a SCADA system we need something more than a collection of servers simulating that…