Upcoming Events

GenCyber Space Camp

July 9 - August 8 2021

Named the GenCyber Space Camp (GSC), students will get an experience of a lifetime learning about cutting edge cybersecurity issues as well as get exposure to university life at large. Through the federally funded GenCyber educational program, Cal Poly, the California Cybersecurity Institute (CCI), and the Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) will provide a virtual, weeklong camp for high school students focused on the convergence of Cybersecurity and the Space Industry. The camp will also include four pre-game nights leading up to the week of instruction, and will end with an optional, in-person culminating experience at VAFB. Apply HERE.

Recent Events

Law Enforcement Technology Enhancement Day 2019

Tuesday, October 29, 9Am - 5pm

The CCI would like to invite the law enforcement community to attend the free, POST-certified Law Enforcement Technology Enhancement Day. At the event, participants will hear from cyber training experts and attend demonstrations. Attendees will also experience the CCI’s live, immersive training environment which is changing the way law enforcement is trained throughout the state. The POST number for this training conference is 28000. For more information, please refer to the event flier linked to the title. For registration, please sign up using this Eventbrite link.


Advanced Dark Web Prosecution and Investigation

Tuesday, November 6 - Wednesday, November 7

This 2-day course by the CDAA is designed for prosecutors and police investigators, to understand where to start their Darknet investigations and how to operate in this new environment. Investigators and prosecutors engaged in online investigations of any kind and those using open source (OSINT) analytics, will benefit greatly from this course. Crime analysts, National security investigators, crimes against children investigators, drug investigators will especially benefit. This is an advanced level course presented from an investigators point of view.




Bugbash 2018

Saturday, November 4 - Sunday, November 3

Cal Poly’s California Cybersecurity Institute (CCI) hosted a hackathon focused around the Internet of Things, sponsored by security and technology industry leaders, Arlo and Bugcrowd, on Nov. 3 and 4 at Camp San Luis Obispo. 15 of Bugcrowd’s best IoT researchers, or hackers, as well as Cal Poly’s White Hat club each received Arlo’s home security and monitoring devices beforehand to perform preliminary reconnaissance. This reconnaissance prepared them to begin finding exploitations during the two-day event. Also, the CCI showcased a mock Internet of Things City complete with a hospital and businesses for participants to hack into and protect during the training scenarios.




Central Coast Regional CIO Forum

Friday, September 14

Join Cal Poly ITS and your fellow technology executives and visionaries at the inaugural Central Coast Regional CIO Forum! Setting the stage for future collaboration and innovation, the Forum seeks to foster engagement among a broad range of tech leaders in the community. Guests will hear from Cal Poly’s own tech professionals on current collaborative initiatives, enjoy a continental breakfast and lunch, and have the opportunity to participate in an open panel discussion.




The 2018 California Cyber Innovation Challenge

Saturday, June 23 - Monday, June 25

Featuring a digital forensics exercise allowing students real life, hands on, learn by doing experience. Working collaboratively as a digital forensics investigative team, the students must collect and analyze a combination of digital and physical evidence to stop a cyber plot and use state-of-the-art forensics tools to extract and collect digital evidence. Using a combination of technical, analytical and persuasive skills, each team must then “prove their case” to a panel of expert judges.


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