To particpate in hands-on cyber learing and competitions, students need to create a personal cyber lab with Kali Linux which contains a full suite of cybersecurity pentesting tools. We recommend starting with installing free open source Virtualbox and Kali Linux software (example instructions).
Lockheed Martin and the Howard Cyber Center are sponsoring an event on Jan 31st. (Registration Link)
PWC will be hosting a Capture-the-Flag (CTF) hackathon for Howard students on Feb 22nd in the Cyber Lab. Contact CERC@howard.edu for more information.
Howard students are training to participate in two CTFs this spring by practicing the following skills:
- Personal Lab (laptop) with Kali Linux installed
- Linux Command Line
- Log Analysis
- Basic Cryptography
- Open Source Intelligence/ Recon
- Web Exploitation
- Password Cracking
- Traffic Analysis
- Enumeration & Exploitation
- Wireless Security
The National Cyber League (NCL) Spring 2020 competition will begin on March 23rd and cover the domains listed below. Contact us a email@example.com to join the Howard team.
- OPEN SOURCE INTELLIGENCE
- ENUMERATION AND EXPLOITATION
- PASSWORD CRACKING
- TRAFFIC ANALYSIS
- LOG ANALYSIS
- WIRELESS SECURITY
- WEB APPLICATION SECURITY
Wed, Oct 23rd 4PM – 5pm ; LK Downing Engineering Bldg., Rm 2019 – Reading Room Pre-registration link:: http://tinyurl.com/y2z2fd9a
We had a great turnout and lively discussion at the Cybersecurity Career Meetup in Anacostia on Oct 12th.