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CTF Calendar:


Red Team Posts about Red Teaming by rsmudge:


Global CyberLympics | The World's First International Team Ethical Hacking Championships:


CSAW '14: Student run cyber security event:


Professional Education - What "hacking" competitions/challenges exist? - Information Security Stack Exchange


Valhalla: Where IT and Security Knowledge is Shared. Valhalla, a place where users can submit and view code, articles, and news. We also provide an extensive list of affiliates. Valhalla also has a forum and an IRC channel. Valhalla also has a variety of educational challenges about programming and security.




Wiki Pages - roxor-arcade - Open source computer security training games - Google Project Hosting:




Carnal0wnage & Attack Research Blog: Want to break some Android apps?


LockBoxx: Bootcamp #15: Digital War Games


Offensive Security Home Page (CIS 4930 / CIS 5930) Spring 2013


Courses | Cyber Aces | Free online cybersecurity courses

Cyber Aces offers challenging and realistic cybersecurity competitions, training camps, and educational initiatives through which high school and college students, and young professionals develop the practical skills needed to excel as cyber security practitioners and to become highly valued citizen-technologists.


Competitions | CIAS-UTSA


Open Cyber Challenge Platform - Research - Digital Forensics and Cyber Security Center at the University of Rhode Island


Award-Winning Cyber Security Team | UMUC

The UMUC Cyber Padawans represent some of the world's top cyber warriors and are drawn from all departments of our cyber security program.


picoCTF 2013


Pen Test Hackfest (Washington, DC)

Information Security Training Washington, DC from SANS Institute. Cybersecurity training courses in Washington


SANS Penetration Testing | Building a Pen Test Lab - Hardware for Hacking at Home on the Cheap | SANS Institute

SANS Penetration Testing blog pertaining to Building a Pen Test Lab - Hardware for Hacking at Home on the Cheap


Web Application Defender's Cookbook: CCDC Blue Team Cheatsheet - SpiderLabs Anterior

Trustwave is a corporate sponsor of the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) where the SpiderLabs team members actively participate on the Red Teams and simulate attackers. While we have been highly active in the "attack" portion of CCDC over the years, we haven't done much to help the competitors themselves (the Blue Team). The purpose of this blog post is to help the CCDC defenders with the challenge of fending off the web attackers during the competition! I recently authored a book from Wiley entitled "Web Application Defender's Cookbook: Battling Hackers and Protecting Users" where I outline various "recipes"...


The National Cyber League (NCL): Where Cybersecurity is a Passion


Welcome to CyberWatch

The National CyberWatch Center is an Information Assurance/Information Security Advanced Technology Education Center of the National Science Foundation.


reedwilkins/Scoring-Engine · GitHub

Scoring-Engine - Scoring Engine used for CCDC practice sessions at UTSA


Lighthouse CCDC Scoring Engine | Free software downloads at

CCDC Scorring Engine for practice labs


Red Teaming a CCDC Practice Event : netsec

reddit: the front page of the internet


Praise for CCDC | Strategic Cyber LLC

Over on r/netsec there's a discussion debating the merits and realism of the Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. I've volunteered at the North East Collegiate Cyber Defense competition since 2008. I've also participated with several CCDC regional events since 2010 and I was on the National CCDC red team last year. I've seen more of CCDC…


Dirty Red Team Tricks II at Derbycon 2.0 | Strategic Cyber LLC

Last year, I spoke on Dirty Red Team Tricks at Derbycon. This talk was a chance to share what I had used at the Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition events to go after student networks. During this talk, I emphasized red team collaboration and our use of scripts to automatically own Windows and UNIX systems. I…


ASIS Cyber Security Contest


NotSoSecure: Capture the Flag


Plaid CTF 2013 & 14


CCDC Boot Camp Series - YouTube




Information Security Training - Online and Live


The Penetration Testing Execution Standard


Metasploit Unleashed: