International Ethical Hacking Bootcamp 2024

From June 6-9, 2024, TU Wien will host the 2nd International Ethical Hacking Bootcamp. This event is organized by the TUW Cyber Security Center in collaboration with Cyber Security Austria and ViSP.


The bootcamp will welcome approximately 130 participants from Team Europe and national teams across 10 countries, including Austria, Croatia, Czechia, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia, Germany, Switzerland, and Italy. The comprehensive program is set to feature a blend of training sessions and competitive events, under the guidance of an international team of trainers: Lena Csomor (Switzerland), Jannik Hartung (Germany), Mario Polino (Italy), Yohann Roiron (France), and Johannes Kadak (Estonia).

Goals of the Bootcamp:

  • Engage with advanced security topics that extend beyond the scope of regular Capture The Flag (CTF) competitions.
  • Enhance skills through learning and applying new concepts and techniques.
  • Facilitate networking and peer interactions among participants from diverse national backgrounds.
  • Promote team building in preparation for the European Cyber Security Challenge (ECSC) Finale in Torino, Italy.
  • Provide an enjoyable and stimulating environment for participants who share a keen interest in cybersecurity.
  • Establish a standardized preparatory training module for European national teams in anticipation of the ECSC finals.