Cal Poly faculty and CCI educate students on the cybersecurity challenges and trains them for public sector careers. Check out the impact that these individual students have had at CCI and beyond.
Expand Knowledge and Skills in Cybersecurity
The CCI allowed Hevin a unique opportunity to expand his knowledge surrounding the cybersecurity industry.
Going from E-sports to Cyber
The CCI provided an opportunity for Benjamin use his past experiences in gaming and e-sports for cybersecurity education.
Leveraging an Interest in Technology
Gwen was drawn to come work at the CCI for two reasons: an interest in technology and something flexible that worked with her school schedule.
Making Connections and Pursuing a Career in Cybersecurity
Originally not interested in technology, Sal’s time at Cal Poly and the CCI has put him on a pathway for a career in cybersecurity.
Using Data Science to Rescue Students From Human Trafficking
Student Josiah Lashley explains his work at the CCI including a unique data science tool: a classifier that will help rescue trafficking victims more efficiently.
CCI Involvement Since High School
Sophomore Luis Plascencia reveals how he has been involved with the California Cyber Innovation Challenge from a competitor's perspective and a creator's perspective.
From The CCI to Founding a Start-Up
Cal Poly alumnus Marco Zuniga details his projects at the CCI and what he has been up to since graduating in 2019.
Finding a Passion for Combatting Human Trafficking
Vanessa Chequer expresses how a volunteer position at a CCI event turned into her career, fighting human trafficking worldwide.
Bringing Cybersecurity in Space Down to Earth
Alumnus Jake Watkins explains how he continues to contribute to CCI projects while working full-time for the California State Legislature.