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Attention students! Virtual Cyber Career Challenge

  • Wed, April 06, 2022
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM


  • General interest in activity

Virtual Cyber Career Challenge

The Virtual Cyber Career Challenge will provide students the opportunity to gain important cybersecurity workforce experience. Students will work virtually in teams of three on a small network of machines, which they will configure, operate, protect, and defend.

  • March 14 & 21 - Information sessions (must attend one session)
  • April 4 – Introduction to program, work role interests, and selection​
  • April 11 – Introduction to the network, requirements, and team selection​
  • April 18 – Network Admin basics, Kanban, Gantt charts, Visio Diagrams​
  • April 25 – May 30 – Guidance on network management and pentest prep​
  • June 6 – Final prep for pentest​
  • June 13 – Pentest​
  • June 20 – Presentations​
  • June-September – Employer sponsored workshops​
  • September 16 – National Cybersecurity Virtual Career Fair​

The Career Challenge is designed for second year students who will have already completed much of the needed foundational knowledge and skills.

Want to earn co-op credits? Students will need to work with an instructor or advisor at their college. We are ready to support students in this effort.

 This event is funded by a National Science Foundation grant # 2054724

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Office: 360.383.3175

237 W Kellogg Road
Bellingham, WA  98226

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