[rootthebox] Re: RTB Status Update - Some Changes

  • From: "Watson, Keith" <krwatson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "rootthebox@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <rootthebox@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2014 19:30:39 +0000

Do I still need to reserve space in Klaus (KACB) or is this going to be held in 
the GTRI conference center?



Keith R. Watson                        Georgia Institute of Technology
IT Support Professional Lead           College of Computing
keith.watson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx             801 Atlantic Drive NW
(404) 385-7401                         Atlanta, GA 30332-0280

> -----Original Message-----
> From: rootthebox-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:rootthebox-
> bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Chris Grayson
> Sent: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 09:48
> To: rootthebox@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [rootthebox] RTB Status Update - Some Changes
> Hi all,
> My apologies for being silent this past week and a half. Two Fridays ago,
> I received some bad news - one of our primary supporters has pulled a good
> bit of their support. While this is an unfortunate turn of events, I have
> spoken with Josh Davis and we have re-adjusted accordingly. That being
> said, here's the new skinny:
> H3 and Root the Box will be joining forces as a single CTF competition on
> August 22-24. The event will be predominantly organized by GTRI and the H3
> folks, and the Root the Box software platform and team will be an integral
> part of the competition infrastructure. We will still have the Friday be
> dedicated to talks, and Saturday and Sunday will be the live competition.
> In terms of competition capacity, we have not come up with a target number
> yet, but we are still thinking big (400+).
> That's about all that's changed, and we're still quite excited to be
> bringing this event to Atlanta. It's always a disappointment when things
> don't work out perfectly, but it would take one hell of a bigger blow than
> that to stop us :)
> As always, if there are any questions or comments please feel free to list
> them here on the mailing list or to reach out to me directly. Once we
> figure out a bit more in terms of organizational structure, we'll be back
> in touch.
> Lastly - Josh Davis, the guy that has been bringing H3/Hungry Hungry
> Hackers to Atlanta for years now and that will be our point man for H3
> 2014, can be contacted directly at joshua.davis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.
> Thank you everyone for your patience!
> Best regards,
> --
> Christopher E. Grayson
> Senior Security Analyst
> Software Engineer

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