This isn’t simply hacking into your fathers PC when he forgets his password.

This is hacking into a 5G Network.

Cisco is a leading vendor in the 5G mobile core market. We’ve made it our mission to deliver to our customers, solutions that are not only open, flexible and standards-based, but also secure and resistant to any compromise. We think we’re pretty good at what we do, but we’re always looking for ways to improve. As such, we’d like to challenge you to ‘pick the lock’ and ‘get in.’


This challenge involves the interception of a data session and extraction of a secret code. To be successful, participants must access our staged 5G network and use all measures available (the more malicious the better!) to ‘sniff the session’ and grab the code. If you’re feeling particularly mischievous, you can interrupt/disconnect the data session as well. Service interfaces and APIs will be exposed as a starting point.

The prizes

About Cisco & 5G Security

Cisco provides automated, cloud-to-client, and a software-based network for 5G. Cybersecurity is foundational to Cisco’s 5G development of building dependable and resilient 5G services. Cisco’s 5G solutions include security as a foundation and multi-layered vendor agnostic security layers to secure the 5G network better against sophisticated attacks.

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