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Published: Wednesday, May 04, 2022

CR Cybersecurity Teams Take High Marks in Two Cyber League Competitions

CR’s competitive CIS Cybersecurity Teams made improvements this year in the California Cyber Mayors Cup competition held Saturday, April 2nd. Our CR teams took 1st and 2nd place in the Far North College Division for the second straight year, bringing home another Mayor’s Cup trophy for CR. In the overall standing for all divisions statewide (34 California teams), CR Red Team rose to 2nd place and gave the first-place team a serious run for their money. CR Blue Team climbed to 12th place overall.

The California Cyber Mayors Cup is a month-long, capture the flag competition where students work in teams to solve a variety of real-world cybersecurity challenges focusing on a web application security, network traffic analysis, log analysis, cryptography, reverse engineering, and more.

Red Team Players: Blue Team Players:
  • Sean Allan
  • Gabel Ammon
  • Brian Cobine
  • Vince Danna
  • Morgan Beebe
  • Evan Zufah
  • Roy Hull
  • Jon Phelan
  • Stephanie Byrd
  • Samuel Garrido
  • Sequoyah Schaefer
  • Gage Olsen

 

CIS cybersecurity students also competed in the Spring Season of the National Cyber League (NCL) Competition. This season in the team game, CR Team 1 took 82nd place on the national top-100 leaderboard, against 3,658 teams!

The NCL team competition is a weekend-long event that provides unique opportunities for students to prepare for and test themselves against practical cybersecurity challenges that they will likely face in the workforce, including retrieving forensic data, pen-testing and auditing vulnerable websites, analyzing network traffic and log files, and much more.

The CR National Team 1 Players:
  • Sean Allan
  • Evan (Charles) Zufah
  • Gabel Ammon
  • Aidan Higgs 
  • Vincent Danna
  • Brian Cobine
  • Morgan Beebe

There are nearly 600,000 cybersecurity job openings across the United States, according to recent data from Cyber Seek, and more than 60,000 of those job openings are in California and these competitions are a great way to build the precise skills needed for these jobs. To learn more about CR’s Cybersecurity Certificate and classes go to https://bit.ly/3kYpFcx

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