Test your cybersecurity skills against competitors from across the country in the US Cyber Challenge (USCC) Cyber Quest, and you could be invited to professional training in a USCC summer cyber camp.
Why? Because Military Veteran cybersecurity experts are highly desirable for employment with the U.S. Government.
What is the US Cyber Challenge (USCC)?
USCC is a national program serving to identify, attract, train, recruit, and place the next generation of cybersecurity professionals into the workforce.
What is the Cyber Quests Competition?
Cyber Quests is a free series of online competitions in which participants from across the country demonstrate their knowledge in various information security realms. The Cyber Quests include an item for analysis and a series of quiz questions, and vary in difficulty and complexity. Competitors can see how they rank against others nationally, and rankings will be based on who achieves the highest score in the shortest amount of time. The competition is open now and closes on Sunday, March 14.
CLICK HERE for more details on the Cyber Quests competition, including the areas for analysis and software requirements.
What is the summer Cyber Camp?
USCC’s Cyber Camps, offered online during the summer, are week-long cybersecurity training, workshops, labs, competitions and a job fair. Camp spaces are limited, competitive and by invitation only, and require top performance scores from the Cyber Quests competition.
Prospective participants must compete in the qualifying Cyber Quests online competition and be U.S. citizens. The top performing competitors are then invited to attend a USCC Cyber Camp for professional training in cybersecurity.
Who is Eligible?
Anyone can register for and compete in the USCC Cyber Quests competition. Top scores in this competition are the qualifier for participants to be invited to attend one of the USCC Cyber Camps.
What does Cyber Quests Cost?
The USCC Cyber Quests competition is free.
How to Register
Check out the Cyber Quests website to learn more about the competition, software/system requirements, and other important information.
For more information on the US Cyber Challenge (USCC) program, eligibility, and application process, contact USCC at RPamintuan@USCyberChallenge.org.
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