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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

Roman Bohuk is co-founder and CEO of MetaCTF, a corporate cybersecurity training and recruiting company that runs hands-on competitions and labs for various organizations. While at UVA, he interned for Black Hills Information Security and served as the Linux Captain of the NCCDC team... Read More →

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