Officers • • • • • President – Barry Martin Vice President – Jacob Wolen Treasurer – Cameron Morris Secretary – Alan Fluder Social Media Manager – Mark Swisher Prete Building • Meetings are held at 3040 University Avenue, Suite 3102 • Short walk from towers • Lab equipped with ~30 desktop computers What Is CyberWVU? • • • • • Our goal is simple: broaden the awareness of cyber security and its importance. We can better equip general users in their day-to-day interaction with technology by holding workshops on practicing cyber safety, as well as practicing with industry standard equipment such as Cisco Products. Additionally we aim to build a legacy of cyber defense that attracts students to our program and promotes West Virginia University as a university on the cutting edge of cyber security As part of this awareness, CyberWVU competes in competitions such as NCL and MACCDC No experience necessary! Constitution - Cyberwvu.lcsee.wvu.edu Focus on using open source technologies and software National Cyber League • • • • The National Cyber League (NCL) was founded in May 2011 to provide an ongoing virtual training ground for collegiate students to develop, practice, and validate their cybersecurity skills. Using lab exercises designed around industry-recognized performance-based exam objectives and aligned with individual and team games, the NCL is a first-of-its-kind ongoing experiment in learning and gaming using next-generation high-fidelity simulation environments. The competition consist of a one week qualifier to determine your bracket. Brackets are gold, silver, bronze, pewter. This is then followed with two games lasting 3 hours each. Your total combined score after both games determines your rank within your bracket. MACCDC • MACCDC (Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition) is a inherit and defend competition. Inherit a pre-existing network, secure it, and then defend from an active group of hackers all while completing common business task. • Teams consist of 8 total members, with an additional 2 alternates. • “… if you can break in to a system that someone is actively sitting in front of, looking for you to break in to it, then your skills improve and the bar is a little higher…” Paul Asadoorian, Security Weekly Meetings • Monday, General/CCDC Meeting - 6PM at Prete – Focuses on preparing for CCDC, very informal and learn at your own pace. • Wednesday, Dev Meeting – 3PM ESB-501 – Learn Ruby on Rails to write web applications for the club to use – For more information, contact Kyle Frank at [email protected] • Wednesday, NCL Training – 6PM at Prete – Focuses on core skills needed for NCL. Follows a curriculum and is very structured. Monday – General/CCDC Meeting • Plan upcoming events • Train for CCDC in a similar environment, inherit a mock network you need to secure and defend • Learn at your own pace or get thrown into the mix and learn on the fly. General/CCDC Meeting cont. • Three main teams – Linux, Windows, Networking • Learn the main services and components of each team • Immediately apply what you learn to a working environment Wednesday – NCL Training • Focus on the core skills you need to compete in NCL. • Topics include simple tasks like installing an operation system, SSH keys, port scanning, bash, to more advanced topics like SQL injection, command injection, encryption, stenography, password cracking and more. Wednesday – Dev Meeting • Learn Ruby on Rails (RoR) • Write RoR applications for use by the club • No experience necessary, programming experience preferred. Ethics And Dues • Meetings are open to the public, however you many only attend 3 meetings before paying dues ($5) • Additionally, all members must sign a code of ethics stating they will not use anything they learn here in a illegal context • Becoming a full member grants you access to the club wiki, Google+ group, and voting rights during meetings. Speakers • Fedora Speaker Oct 8th – Fedora Bug Squashing – Talk about Fedora, bugs and how to report and fix them. • Douglas Logan – Web Security – Founder of CyberNinjas (cyberninjas.com) Events • Game night • Bug squashing Final Thoughts • Questions, comments, concerns?