Reverse Engineering: Fake it until you make it!

Here's a fun story I like to tell to people about one of the more intimidating challenge categories in the National Cyber League (NCL) Games: Reverse Engineering and Binary Exploitation. I've had plenty of people tell me that so-and-so topic (usually Web App Exploitation or Binary Exploitation) in the NCL Games is too challenging or … Continue reading Reverse Engineering: Fake it until you make it!

Everything You Need to Know about the NCL from Someone Who Has Been Around as Long as Kait

The National Cyber League (NCL) is a cyber security capture-the-flag (CTF) competition for high school and undergraduate students in the United States. Whether you’re just getting started in cyber security or have prior experience, competitions are a great way to hone your skills. NCL attempts to combine the polish of other academic competitions with the … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know about the NCL from Someone Who Has Been Around as Long as Kait

Forensics… Wait What?

Hush1e
NCL and Cyber Skyline shocked everyone with their announcement of a new Forensics category! Hush1e has been conducting cyber forensics informally since the '90s. She speculates on what we might expect to see this Fall 2020 season and shares some tools that could help. (Disclaimer: Just like you, we don't know for sure!)