National Cyber Analyst Challenge (NCAC) is divided into three phases of increasing challenging opportunities for learning and development.
- Form student teams (4-5 individuals) and identify faculty advisor: Fall 2017
- Students and faculty advisor registration ends December 15, 2017.
Phase I: Case analysis
Analyze and propose solutions
Due February 14, 2018
Please note: You will be provided Phase I data. These materials may put your computer at risk. Therefore, we recommend making a complete backup of your computers. The Challenge is not responsible for any damaged computers. Please do not include any videos in your PowerPoint.
Phase II: Workshop
Learn how to remedy and mitigate threats
February 27, 2018
March 22, 2018
Phase III: Finals
The finals will take place in Philadelphia, PA. Each school will receive an external drive with the Challenge materials on it. Students should bring their own laptops/PCs/equipment loaded with any relevant tools needed for the Challenge. However, you will not have access to the internet so these items need to be pre-loaded on your laptop. Any school that uses the internet during the Challenge will be automatically disqualified from the finals.
Please note: You will be provided Challenge materials on site. These materials may put your computers at risk. Therefore, we recommend making a complete backup before you arrive. The Challenge is not responsible for any damaged computers.
April 12-13, 2018, Philadelphia, PA