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Wednesday, August 14 • 11:15am - 12:05pm
How to Start a Security Club and Win NCCDC in 3 months - UVA's Story

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Winning the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition is not an easy task; it requires a strong and dedicated team. What does this mean and how can a group of students get there? How do you keep students engaged and motivated to continue learning?

We will walk through some of the things that worked and did not work for the Computer and Network Security club at UVA, discuss how strong teamwork, active industry connections, hands-on practices, and student-driven initiatives helped to shape a strong cybersecurity team that was ready for such challenge, and end with some practical ideas that other student groups can implement back home.

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Roman Bohuk

Co-founder/Student, MetaCTF
Roman Bohuk has just finished his second year as a CS student and a Rodman Scholar at the University of Virginia. He is a co-founder of MetaCTF, a cybersecurity education and training company that has been running competitions for universities, companies, and security conferences... Read More →

Wednesday August 14, 2019 11:15am - 12:05pm EDT
Room C