Effective Note Taking for NCL

To begin, I would like to present a quote from the great Adam Savage: "The only difference between screwing around and science is writing it down" This encapsulates my feelings on the note taking practice and also serves as a TL;DR (too long; didn't read) for this whole post. That being said, what I'm about … Continue reading Effective Note Taking for NCL

Everything You Need to Know About the National Cyber League Individual Game

So you've made it through Preseason, now what happens? Well it's time for the Individual Game. Notice And I want to make this clear right off the bat, it's called the Individual Game for a reason, you play this portion of the competition completely on your own. You cannot ask anyone (this includes your professor, … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About the National Cyber League Individual Game

Everything You Need to Know About the National Cyber League Preseason Game

Ah Preseason... The first foray into the actual competition for the season. You've already gotten a taste of how everything works from the Gymnasium, so I'll skip over that. If you've never played before and you haven't looked at the Gym yet, go back to your Dashboard and play around in the Gym first to … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About the National Cyber League Preseason Game

Advanced Tips on Web Application Hacking

Prerequisites You should have already read the previous guide, Breaking Web Applications for Beginners. Even if you're not a beginner, you should at least skim that guide.You should be at the point where you're able to get through the reconnaissance and identification phases quickly for all but the toughest challenges. Overcoming hurdles as an experienced … Continue reading Advanced Tips on Web Application Hacking