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Cyber Competitions - upcoming

Cyber Competitions  

Winter Quarter 2022


21-25 March 2022.
Focus: technical cybersecurity
Team competitions.  
Team Registration  by 22 Feb 2022. Done! The NPS away team has been registered.
Latest news: NPS Team is an official participant!
Contact the NPS Cyber Club if you are interested in playing on the at home team.
For an overview of maritime cybersecurity incidents, see A Retrospective Analysis of Maritime Cyber Security Incidents

Fall Quarter 2021-2022

National Cyber League (ended)

23 August 2021 to 7 November 2021. Preseason, Team, and Individual Games.
Focus: technical cybersecurity
Individual and team competitions.  
Register at NCL by 08 October 2021

NUARI Decide  (ended)

CAE - Southwest Hub Exercise
Focus: "C-Suite" cybersecurity decision making.
Training sessions: Tues, 2 Nov 2021 11-12 AM PDT or  Thurs, 4 Nov 2020, 5-6 PM PDT
Exercise: Sat 6 Nov 2021, 11-3 PDT.
Work with NPS faculty to organize teams

President's Cup Finals  (ended)

President's Cup Finals
Focus: technical cybersecurity
After two fierce rounds, the 10 best individuals from each track, Track A and Track B, and the top 5 teams will compete to be called the best federal cybersecurity professionals.
Finals Preview: December 2nd 2021
Teams Finals Livestream: December 9th 2021
Both will be broadcast from
Recordings will be available on CISA's YouTube Channel.
CAE Tech Talks and CAE Forums

CAE Tech Talks & Forums

20 January 2022

Time: 1:00 - 1:50 pm EST
Topic: IDS performance in constrained environments

Time: 2:00 – 2:50 pm EST
Topic: Security Protection and Quality Control in Crowdsourcing

Detailed Announcement

News - Right - CISR to C3O Change

We changed our name

Once known as the Center for Information Systems Security Studies and Research (CISR), the center's work has increasingly involved cyber operations.  To reflect this, our name was changed to the Center for Cybersecurity and Cyber Operations (C3O) in late 2017.