Welcome to the CCIC 2020 Training page . Here, you will find links to essential resources that you will need in order to successfully solve Mission Alenium.
CCIC 2020 Welcome Video
Henry Danielson welcomes you to the 4th annual California Cyber Innovation Challenge and shares some practical information about the competition.
How To Use Discord
Never attended a live event using Discord before? We've got you covered. Watch this video tutorial to set up an account and navigate the event server.
CCIC Space Video Series
Echolon Catapult's CCIC Space video series provides an overview of various space & cybersecurity topics so you can get the fundamentals down early.
Vint Cerf Welcome Video
Often called one of the father's of the internet, Google Internet Evangelist Vint Cerf welcomes you to the CCIC 2020.
Jeff Moss Welcome Video
Jeff Moss, hacker and founder of the BlackHat and DEFCON hacking conferences, recorded a welcome message explaining the value of a career in cybersecurity.
Renee Wynn NASA Video
As the former CIO of NASA (retired 2020), Renee Wynn knows what it's like to be on the frontier of space innovation.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
The following resources detail the space exploration that NASA has been conducting for decades. Explore their rich database of information, images, and videos.
Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks has been a supporter of the CCIC since its beginning. We encourage all coaches to take advantage of their Cyber ACES (Activities in Cybersecurity Education for Students) Program.
Network Security Expert 1 & 2
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) is a world leader in securing large organizations. These Cybersecurity Trainings are available for you and your coaches to increase your genreal cybersecurity practices. NSE 1 and NSE 2 Trainings can be completed upon creating a training account.
Cyber Defense Clinic
Cybersecurity and online threats continue to evolve at an overwhelming pace. Cisco is offering a unique lab experience to help individuals stay on top of key attack and defense concepts. Sign up your organization today to sharpen your security skills and get the upper hand on attackers.
Labtainers is a cybersecurity education tool that NPS has developed under sponsorship from the National Science Foundation and the DoD Cyber Scholarship Program. It includes over fifty Linux-based pre-packaged cyber exercises covering a range of cybersecurity topics and is being used by dozens of educational institutions around the world.
set up your tech
Install Remote Desktop
You must have access to an application that supports Remote Desktop. Download and install the version of RDP that matches the operating system of your device.
|Windows||Windows 7 or newer|
|Linux||Any 64-bit distributions from 2014 or newer|
|Mac||Any 64-bit OSX using 10.9 Maverick or newer|
|Chromebook||ChromeOS 81 84.0.4147.127 Desktop|
|Processor||AMD CPU A4-9120C 1.6 GHz or better|
|Storage||At least 5GB disk space available|
|Network||Broadband internet connection|
|Recommended Browsers||Latest version of Firefox or Chrome|