Texas Cyber Buffet

July 8-12, 2019 Sam Bowne

Workshop Description

Learn a wide variety of cybersecurity topics with brief explanations, demonstrations and many hands-on projects, in a fun Capture The Flag-style gamified learning environment. The projects are designed to be dropped into your classes for immediate use, and will remain freely available after the workshop.

We will use a variety of virtual machines running locally or in the cloud, running Windows, Linux and Android.

We will cover these topics:

  • Securing Android Apps
  • Cryptography
  • Malware Analysis
  • Securing Web Apps
Prerequisites: Participants should be familiar with networking and security at the Network+ and Security+ level.

Textbook: None--we will use only free online resources.

Daily Agenda

Mon: Securing Android Apps
Tue: Cryptography
Wed: Malware Analysis
Thu: Securing Web Apps
Fri: Red v. Blue: In-Class Cybercompetition

Student Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this track, the participants will be able to:
  • Find security flaws in mobile apps and web apps and correct them
  • Evaluate current encryption schemes and apply them correctly
  • Differentiate malware types using modern tools

Last Updated: 2-14-19