PPCC National Cybersecurity Awareness Month - October

Since PPCC is a National Security Agency (NSA) certified Center of Academic Excellence for 2 Year Schools (CAE-2Y), PPCC is participating in the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Cybersecurity "Own It. Secure It. Protect It." awareness campaign.

PPCC is bringing in local cybersecurity experts during the month of October to speak on national topics set by the DHS. These sessions allow you to learn more about how you can secure and protect your devices, as well as highlighting different careers in cybersecurity.

Recurring Events

Cybersecurity First Fridays Social and Mixer

4 - 6 pm @ Jack Quinn's Irish Pub/2nd Floor, 21 S Tejon St, Colorado Springs

Appetizers and Cash Bar

Meet up with the local cybersecurity community casually to share information, network, and socialize.  No cost to attend, appetizers provided. Continuing Professional Education credits (CPEs) are available. 

Cyber Capture the Flag (CTF) - hosted by PPCC and Secure Set

Learn how to apply penetration testing and analytical skills to a real world problem; how to secure a machine; react to real world scenarios, and explore reverse engineering. Also learn skills like network sniffing, protocol analysis, system administration, programming, and cryptanalysis.

  • Every third Friday of the month.
  • Orientation is from 5:15 to 6pm.
  • CTF event starts at 6pm and ends at 9pm.
  • No reservation required.
  • A light dinner provided by Secure Set.
  • Location is a different campus every month.

AFCEA Chapter meetings

ISSA Chapter meetings

ISC2 Chapter meetings