October 1 - 3, 2021
California Cyber Innovation Challenge
Gamification and Esports for Space and Cybersecurity Skills Development
The plot for this year's competition is based on a satellite hacking scenario that involves the breach of a network of 5,000 CubeSats that collectively provide internet access to over 200 million commercial customers and government agencies.
Live Event Broadcast
For the first time ever, the CCIC will be broadcast live as an Esports event on Twitch. Tune in for the competition at 1:30pm PT on October 2nd as we follow the competitors' progress and hear insider insights from security experts and event guests.
Utilize the new, online CCIC training courses developed for both coaches and students to prepare for this year's challenge. Complete with practice challenges, training resources by subject, and guides for specialized tools, these courses have everything that you and your team need to compete. Don't miss out.
|Browser Support||Minimum Version|
|Google Chrome||Yes||Chrome 56 or Newer|
|Mozilla Firefox||Yes||Firefox 52 or Newer|
*For best results, use the latest version of Firefox
|Windows||Windows 10 or later|
|Mac||OSX 10.10.5 (Yosemite) or later|
|Linux||Any 64-bit distribution from 2014 or later|
|Processor||AMD CPU A4-9120C 1.6 GHz or better|
|Memory||4 GB RAM|
|Storage||At least 5 GB disk space available|
|Network||Broadband internet connection|
* Unity WebGL is currently not supported on mobile devices or Chromebooks. Check if your browser can run WebGL. WebGL is necessary to access the evidence collection locations.
Friday, October 1st
|5:00 pm||Opening Remarks||Zoom|
|5:15 pm||CCIC Event Information||Zoom|
|5:25 pm||Special Guest Presentation||Zoom|
|5.35 pm||Logistics and Closing||Zoom|
Saturday, October 2nd
|1:30 pm||Welcome||Discord / Zoom|
|1:45 pm||Competition Begins||Discord|
|8:45 pm||Competition ends||Discord|
Sunday, October 3rd
|9:00 am||Competition Scoring||N/A|
|11:00 am||Competition Remarks||Zoom|
|11:10 am||Special Guest Presentation||Zoom|
|11:20 am||Winners Announced||Zoom|
|11:30 am||Closing Remarks & Logistics||Zoom|
Register a Team
by September 27th, 2021
Teams must be registered by one coach, and all students must be attending a middle or high school within the state of California during the dates of the competition.
This year, there will be an international division brought to you by the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) for Victorian, Australian high schools.
Support the CCIC
The CCIC is provided at no cost to students because of the generous contributions from individuals and organizations who are invested in youth cybersecurity education.
Become an Ambassador
We are looking for professionals from industry and government to network with students and assist teams while thinking through the challenge.
Volunteers are needed for event support, technical support, and team mentorship. Sign up and let us know how you can help.
STAY IN THE KNOW
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