How to Get the Most Out of the NCL Slack Channel

Despite the name, the NCL Slack isn't for slackers. Slack is a productivity-oriented messaging platform comparable to Discord or IRC, and it's where you can communicate live with other NCL players and the competition organizers. During each stage of the competition, any impromptu alerts -- such as challenge clarifications or updates to the wording of … Continue reading How to Get the Most Out of the NCL Slack Channel

Forensics: First Impression

Paul Buonopane
In contrast to domains that require well-developed technical skills, the new Forensics domain so far has been more about detective work—to the point that a technical mindset can distract from the real solution! That makes it challenging to prepare for (but won't stop Paul from trying)! Paul offers his hot take on the measurable skills you can develop in preparation for Forensics, as well as sources of inspiration for thinking outside the box.