The ASD - ANU Co-Lab brings together researchers, academics and technical leaders to solve national security challenges and nurture Australian talent.
Co-Lab is a 15-year partnership between the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) and the Australian National University (ANU). Based at ANU, in a state-of-the-art purpose-built unclassified facility, this unique partnership brings together leading ANU academics and some of ASD’s foremost analysts and technologists to collaborate on a program which puts Australia’s national security at its centre.
Co-Lab unites problem solvers from a variety of disciplines to share in collaborative research projects and provides a pathway for students interested in pursuing a career with ASD and other STEM-related fields. The program of activities focuses on areas such as cryptography, computational linguistics, secure communications, computing, cyber security, psychology and vulnerability research.
Find out what's happening at the Co-Lab and how you can get involved.
Capture the flag - 24 to 26 November 2021
Capture the Flag (CTF) is a friendly competition consisting of assorted cyber security and cryptography problems and puzzles.
In teams or as individuals, participants will solve a variety of tasks in categories such as software engineering, reverse engineering, digital forensics, computational linguistics and mathematical cryptology.