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Artifacts Competition and Impact Award

This competition invites the submission of applied cybersecurity artifacts that have been published in previous years in academic or industry venues. In particular, the competition aims to identify previously published applied security artifacts that have demonstrated meaningful impact for the security and privacy research communities. For instance, demonstrable impact may be represented by an artifact that has been reused in multiple subsequent publications by different research groups, that has received multiple "stars" and/or "forks" on platforms such as GitHub, or that has been successfully transitioned to a commercial technology.

For more details, please refer to the Call for Submissions.


angr: A Powerful and User-friendly Binary Analysis Platform (1st Place)
Yan Shoshitaishvili (Arizona State University), Ruoyu Wang (Arizona State University), Audrey Dutcher (Arizona State University), Christopher Kruegel (UC Santa Barbara), Giovanni Vigna (UC Santa Barbara)

SGX-Step: An Open-Source Framework for Precise Dissection and Practical Exploitation of Intel SGX Enclaves (2nd Place)
Jo Van Bulck (imec-DistriNet, KU Leuven), Frank Piessens (imec-DistriNet, KU Leuven)

DeterLab Testbed for Cybersecurity Experimentation
Terry Benzel (USC Information Sciences Institute), Jelena Mirkovic (USC Information Sciences Institute), David Balenson (USC Information Sciences Institute), Brian Kocoloski (USC Information Sciences Institute)

Zipr: A High-Impact, Robust, Open-source, Multi-platform, Static Binary Rewriter
Jason Hiser (University of Virginia), Anh Nguyen-Tuong (University of Virginia), Jack W. Davidson (University of Virginia)