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Registration Opens for U.S. Cyber Challenge’s Annual Cyber Quests Competition

Registration Opens for U.S. Cyber Challenge’s Annual Cyber Quests Competition Top Competitors to Qualify for Summer 2017 Cyber Camps Washington, D.C., March 21, 2017 – U.S. Cyber Challenge has opened registration for the 2017 Cyber Quests online competition. The annual Cyber Quests competition determines who qualifies for the U.S. Cyber Challenge (USCC) Summer Cyber Camps, [...]

Dates Announced for 2017 Cyber Quests Competition (Press Release: January 30, 2017)

  Hackers to Compete for Selective Spots at U.S. Cyber Challenge’s Summer 2017 Cyber Camps   Washington, D.C., January 30, 2017 – Today, U.S. Cyber Challenge (USCC) announced the 2017 schedule for their annual Cyber Quests competition. Cyber Quests is an online competition where cybersecurity enthusiasts from across the nation compete for one of the [...]

New White Paper On Role Of Cybersecurity Competitions In Workforce Development (Press Release: November 1, 2016)

New White Paper On Role Of Cybersecurity Competitions In Workforce Development Groundbreaking discussion among thought leaders calls for increased collaboration and investment to expand reach and impact of cyber games. URL: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/new-white-paper-on-role-of-cybersecurity-competitions-in-workforce-development-300355060.html?tc=eml_cleartime#continue-jump RESTON, Va., Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, KATZCY Consulting released, Cybersecurity Games: Building Tomorrow's Workforce.  This white paper explores multiple public-private views on the potential role [...]

U.S. Cyber Challenge and CyberCompEx Become “NSA Day of Cyber” Partners to Inspire interest in Cybersecurity Career Opportunities (Press Release: September 28, 2016)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   U.S. Cyber Challenge and CyberCompEx Become “NSA Day of Cyber” Partners to Inspire interest in Cybersecurity Career Opportunities Wednesday, September 28 — Collectively, U.S. Cyber Challenge (USCC) and CyberCompEx announced today their partnership with the “NSA Day of Cyber” Initiative---a national initiative to address the cyber skills crisis and raise the [...]

Winners Announced for U.S. Cyber Challenge Hacking Competition at Southern Utah University

Arlington, VA, July 31, 2016 – Yesterday morning, seven teams competed in the U.S. Cyber Challenge (USCC) Capture-the-Flag (CTF) competition at Southern Utah University (SUU) in Cedar City, UT. After four hours of hacking into systems and answering trivia questions, Team Dragon came out on top. Team members include Aric Forrest, Stacy Hubert, Kenneth Long, [...]

U.S. Cyber Challenge CTF Winners Attend White House Cybersecurity Competitions Event

Arlington, VA, July 29, 2016 – Yesterday morning, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) hosted the Cybersecurity Competitions Event in Washington, D.C. and invited participants from the U.S. Cyber Challenge (USCC), CyberPatriot and Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) to attend. Those in attendance from U.S. Cyber Challenge included National Director Karen [...]

Hackers Convene in Utah for Western Regional U.S. Cyber Challenge Program

Executive Roundtable to Discuss National Cybersecurity Workforce Arlington, VA, July 21, 2016 – U.S. Cyber Challenge begins its final boot camp of the season next week in Utah at the Western Regional Cyber Camp. Over 25 participants, who qualified for the camp based on their scores from the Cyber Quest competition in April, will gather [...]

U.S. Cyber Challenge Program a Solution to Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Strategy

Winners Announced for U.S. Cyber Challenge Competition in Delaware with Remarks by Senator Carper Delaware USCC Participants with Senator Carper, CSO Elayne Starkey and CIO James Collins Arlington, VA, July 15, 2016 – In the wake of Tuesday’s release of the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Strategy, the visual this morning of hackers collaborating in [...]

Senator Carper & Federal CIO Tony Scott to Recognize U.S. Cyber Challenge Competitors

MEDIA ADVISORY Arlington, VA, July 14, 2016 – Tomorrow, the 7th annual U.S. Cyber Challenge camp in Delaware will host a Capture-the-Flag competition and award ceremony. A variety of government officials will be attending the award ceremony to speak to the country’s on-going workforce needs. The camp is hosted by US Cyber Challenge and in [...]