Batman's Kitchen Teaches UW Students How to Play Cybersecurity

A poster of a moustached Batman hangs over several computers. Diverse old electronic devices, computing related books, a fridge packed with snacks, professional network equipment, and a Nyan Cat pillow are some of the furniture that decorate Sieg 328, Batman’s Kitchen headquarters.

Batman’s Kitchen is a student-driven security hacker competition group that involves around 700 current students and alumni from the three UW campuses. It provides its members with the opportunity to attend weekly cybersecurity conferences, or become part of the core team that participates in two main types of competitions: Capture the Flag (CTF) and Attack-Defense.

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