This week's post is very special! (And not just because it's almost 12 hours later than normal.) This post was crafted by all the NCL Player Ambassadors, the NCL Commissioner, and the Game-makers at Cyber Skyline. We've collaborated to come up with the Top 10 Dos and Don'ts that YOU need to know to be … Continue reading Top 10 Dos and Don’ts for the National Cyber League Games
If you joined us last week during the Thursday Night Live Coaching session we held, then you know that I said this blog post would contain EVERYTHING you need to know about Password Cracking for the National Cyber League Games (I mean, it's also in the title, but I wanted to link to that video, … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Password Cracking for the National Cyber League Games
If you want to learn how to do log analysis properly, this probably isn't the post for you. I recommend reading the National Cyber League Player Ambassador, WebWitch's post here. If you just want to get some points in the game or learn how to understand what is contained within a log file, then this … Continue reading Log Analysis Tips for People Who Aren’t Ready for Command Line
When I am coaching a group of students for the first time, I always start with the Open Source Intelligence category. Ok, that's a lie. Let me start over. Whenever I am coaching a group of students (first time, second time, or tenth time), I always start with Open Source Intelligence (OSI or OSINT). For … Continue reading Open Source Intelligence on How to Win Open Source Intelligence in the National Cyber League Games
This post was originally written for another magazine and it, unfortunately, did not work out. That being said, I think the message is important, so I'm posting it here. There are two organizations that helped me find my passion and my voice in the cybersecurity industry: The National Cyber League (NCL) and the Women in … Continue reading Why NCL at WiCyS Was So Important
I'm utterly lost for words to describe how excited I am to announce that the Women in Cyber Security Conference (WiCyS) has partnered with the National Cyber League (NCL) to present the first official WiCyS CTF! If you stumbled your way to my blog because you are here as a WiCyS attendee who has never … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About NCL at WiCyS 2019
For the first time ever, the National Cyber League is making the registration process easier than ever! Now, with one registration and one fee, you get access to The NCL Gym The Pre-season Game The Individual Competition The Team Competition Now these are new terms so I want to make sure it's clear for everyone. … Continue reading What’s New at NCL 2019?!