NCL, Powered by Cyber Skyline, Partners with National University to Host 2021 SoCal Cyber Cup Challenge

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The combined NCL and SoCal communities are contributing a wealth of academic and cybersecurity experience to this Challenge

The National Cyber League (NCL), powered by its technology partner Cyber Skyline, has been chosen as the platform, content, and mentoring partner to host the 2021 SoCal Cyber Cup Challenge.

Now in its 12th year, the SoCal Cyber Cup Challenge (SCCC) is a cybersecurity competition for middle school, high school, and community college students in the Southern California region, started by NDIA San Diego. Supported by a Department of Defense grant, this year’s competition will include community college students and extensive training for competitors and their mentors. As part of the grant, faculty from Coastline College, Palomar College, and Riverside City College will be supporting the challenge by developing mentor training content and promoting the competition.

The 2021 SoCal Cyber Cup Challenge will be held February 15, 2021 – May 31, 2021 and consists of three main components: an individual Practice Round/Gym, a Team Qualifier Round, and a Team Final Round. Participating schools include middle schools, high schools, community colleges, and universities in the five-county region of Imperial, San Diego, Orange, Riverside, Imperial, and San Bernardino Counties in Southern California.

NCL, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is a bi-annual collegiate cybersecurity Capture-the-Flag competition, as well as a community consisting of its Academic Board, its platform and content partner Cyber Skyline, the NCL Player Ambassadors, the NCL Coach Ambassadors, academic institutions, and more than 10,000 U.S. high school and college students who participate each year.

NCL’s collaboration with the nonprofit National University brings to the SoCal Cyber Cup Challenge NCL’s long standing experience in support of students seeking to advance their cybersecurity career goals through hands-on, all-virtual…