The new HU Cyber Center ‘Wall of Acheivement’ will recognize student participation in cyber challenges and events with awards and prizes. The season ends on April, 24th, so submit an update and get started today.
The fundamental IT skills needed to learn cybersecurity include; (1) operating systems, (2) software, (3) programming, (4) networks and (5) hardware. The following specific cybersecurity skills are derived from these fundemental skills and used cyber competition:
- Kali Linux and Linux Command Line
- Log Analysis
- Basic Cryptography
- Open Source Intelligence/ Recon
- Web Exploitation
- Password Cracking
- Traffic Analysis
- Enumeration, Reverse Engineering & Exploitation
- Wireless Security
The best way to learn cybersecurity is ‘hands-on’. To participate in labs and competitions, create a personal cyber lab running virtual machines and the Kali Linux suite of cybersecurity pentesting tools. Use these instructions to start installing the free open source Virtualbox and Kali Linux software.
Lockheed Martin and the Howard Cyber Center are sponsoring an event on Jan 31st. (Registration Link)