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GenCyber @ NU
Advanced Cyber Forensics Camp

June 23–29, 2019 • Free for all participants!

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Interested in getting involved in information security and digital forensics? Want to learn how to defend against cyber attacks and protect yourself online? Learn how the pros investigate hi-tech crimes by becoming a cyber sleuth!

Attended GenCyber camps in the past? Successfully defended your business in CyberPatriot? Learn how the pros investigate digital evidence in Norwich’s Advanced Cyber Forensics Camp!

GenCyberForensics@NU takes 24 campers into a weeklong, deep dive of the cyber realm, learning how to analyze digital evidence with tools used by police forces around the world. Gain hands-on experience with mobile-phone forensics (including installing custom ROMs on a phone you’ll get to keep), PCs, and a special surprise, tackling challenges with the state-of-the-art Internet of Things.

GenCyberForensics@NU features:

  • Introduction to Cyber Forensics: Learn about the different jobs you can do within forensics, and get a sense of each.
  • Deep-dive: Enjoy detailed training with hands-on exercises in several tools used for analyzing computers and mobile devices – with the opportunity to take an industry-recognised certification exam!
  • Follow the breadcrumbs: Including Norwich’s digital detective whodunit! Did we mention you get to keep the mobile phone?
  • Guest Speakers: Experts will present “hot topics” in forensics and facilitate a Q&A about life as a forensic specialist.
  • Competitive Exercises: Surprise cyber forensic challenges with prizes awarded to the winners.

GenCyberForensics participants will be provided with the hardware and software to create their own mobile forensics and security assessment tools!


Ready to Apply?

Applications are welcome from high school students who will be entering their junior or senior year in the fall of 2019.

GenCyber@NU and GenCyberForensics@NU are funded by a grant from the National Security Agency and National Science Foundation—and is FREE for attending students. All expenses for the week-long program, including tuition, room and board, and applicable local commuting to and from the Norwich University campus, field trips, and other program fees are at no cost to GenCyber participants. Prior cyber experience (CyberPatriot, past GenCyber camps, CtF competitions, etc.) will be considered.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, letter of recommendation and an unofficial high school transcript through the Online Registration.

Applications closed April 7, 2019. Application decisions for the 2019 GenCyber Camp will be emailed to applicants on May 7.

Please check back soon for details about GenCyber 2020.

NU Center for Advanced Computing & Digital Forensics (NUCAC-DF) is a formally established entity for the development of emerging, advanced and next generation computing technologies.

NUCAC-DF serves students and faculty and is used for deploying specialist learning environments for the Computer Security & Information Assurance (CSIA) program, for fostering a culture of research amongst students, for outreach activities and for providing physical infrastructure for the very best students to manage and maintain.

There aren’t enough people with the knowledge and skills to fill all the open security positions in today’s information economy.

Norwich offers three cyber security programs: Bachelors of Science in Computer Security and Information Assurance (CSIA), Bachelors of Science in Cyber Security online degree completion program and Masters of Science in Information Security and Assurance (MSISA).

The services of our graduates at all levels are in high demand by private industry, government, law enforcement, the military, health services and academia. Whether they’re focused on computer network security, malware, forensics or cyber investigation, our students and will be well prepared for the kind of job that never gets stale, and protects our country and private interests.

With a focus on both theory and hands-on experience, Norwich provides a truly unique program utilizing state-of-the-art forensic tools unheard of at other institutions of this size. Norwich faculty make sure students at all levels and programs have a command of the basics, and then find opportunities for them both to work with real companies on real cases.

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