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National Center of Academic Excellence
in Cyber Defense Education

Event in Progress


Thu, Aug 11 - Sun, Aug 14, 2022

Our Workshops:
Securing Smart Contracts Reno, Fri, 1400-1800
Securing Web Apps Reno, Sat 1400-1800

All My Classes Are Available

There's room in all my classes for anyone,
whether you are a CCSF student or not.

To join a class, come to the first class meeting,
either physically or by connecting to my Twitch
stream, at the link below.

Physical attendance is optional for all my classes.
You can complete the class remotely.

If you have any questions, connect to the link
below at 7:30 pm any schoolday, Mon-Thurs
(starting Aug 17, 2022):

For interactive help, use: Password: student1

Fall 2022 Classes

CNIT 121: Computer Forensics
Sat 9-12 72080

CNIT 126: Practical Malware Analysis
Tue 6-9 pm 71446

CNIT 128: Hacking Mobile Devices
Mon 6-9 pm 72515

CNIT 141: Cryptography for Computer Networks
Wed 6-9 pm 71461

CNIT 152: Incident Response
Thu 6-9 pm 71462

CNIT 197 & 198: Internship and Work Experience
71464 & 71465
Orientation Tues, Aug 23, 5:00 pm

CTFs for Elizabeth Biddlecome's Classes
CNIT 123 · CNIT 124 · CNIT 127 (password required)

CCSF Calendar · How to Add a Class

CCSF's Cybercompetition Team

The team will assemble in Fall 2022,
and compete in events such as the
Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition.

An orientation and tryouts will be arranged in the Fall.

To prepare, work on hacking challenge sites, such as

CNIT Programs

CNIT Degree and Certficates   Petition for Associate Degree · Certificate Petition
Security Apprenticeship Program: contact Monique Pascual
Honors Program · Promotional slide show

Grants for CCSF Cybersecurity Students

$350 per class and money for certification tests

Sign up in the Grant/Scholarships section here:

Cash, Azure credit, and payment for certification exams

Great Podcasts

CoinBureau · POMP · All-In · Bankless
Uncommon Core · What Bitcoin Did

Security Now · Pivot · Darknet Diaries

Regular Training Events

Pacific Hackers

Upcoming Events

Pacific Hackers

Kaitlyn Handelman with the Flipper Zero

Sat, Aug 20, 2022, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Maker Nexus, 1330 Orleans Dr, Sunnyvale, CA


Fri, Sep 16 - Sun, Sep 18, 2022, Indianapolis

Our workshops:
Full-Stack Incident Response
Cryptography and Cryptocurrency
Introduction to Exploit Development

SANS Blockchain Security Summit

Wed, Aug 31 - Thu, Sep 1, 2022, Online

Proposed talk: Attacking and Hardening Smart Contracts

Spring 2023 Classes (May be Revised)

CNIT 121: Computer Forensics (Sat 9-12)

CNIT 125: Information Security Professional (CISSP) (Mon 6-9)
Website from a previous semester

CNIT 127: Exploit Development (Tue 6-9)
Website from a previous semester

CNIT 129S: Securing Web Applications (Wed 6-9)
Website from a previous semester

CNIT 160: Cybersecurity Responsibilities (Thu 6-9)
Website from a previous semester

CNIT 197 & 198: Internship and Work Experience
Website from a previous semester

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