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AUSA Global Force in Huntsville – CSFI CTF Video

CSFI was very lucky to get some video exposure from C4ISRNET, DefenseNews and FederalTIMES during the AUSA event. Please watch the video and feel free to share it with others. Our CSFI CTF (Capture The Flag) Cyber Challenge was a hit. Cyber folks LOVE CTFs! It’s hands-on fun.

Video here:

FifthDomain Reporter Mark Pomerleau plays cyber capture the flag with the Cyber Security Forum Initiative’s demo at AUSA Global Force in Huntsville. (Video by Daniel Woolfolk). CSFI uses BioPC technologies for its Fly Away Kit (MDC-8). Great technology used by SOCOM for the deployment of cyberspace operations at the tactical edge.

Here’s our CSFI CTF page:

We continue to polish and improve our CTF all the time by adding more challenging flags.


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Career Thoughts

I am humbled and honored to have the opportunity to manage and run one of the biggest and most active forums on the Internet dealing with cyber warfare and cyber security – CSFI (The Cyber Security Forum Initiative). With over 16 years of cyber security experience, I continue to actively raise Cyber Warfare/Cyber Security awareness worldwide. I have worked as a Chief Security Engineer for AT&T, where I designed and approved secure networks for MSS. I have also consulted for several governments, military and private institutions on best network security practices throughout my career.

CSFI and its divisions CSFI-CWD (Cyber Warfare Division), CSFI-LPD (Law and Policy Division) and CSFI-WD (Wireless Division) continue to grow and expand with more than 60,000 information security members.

One of my personal goals is to serve our security community to the best of my abilities, in the protection and defense of our American national security interests, the American people, and that of our international partners. I am always ready to serve and to give of my time and skills to help our society with the growing problems we experience in cyberspace. I thank God and my family for the opportunities I have had in life and the most precious of all opportunities, which is the chance to serve others. I love what I do, and I appreciate all the support I have received from friends, family and our CSFI members.


Paul de Souza, CSFI Founder Director

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