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Do you like solving problems and helping others? Can you think outside the box? Join the Pikes Peak Community College Cybersecurity Club! Cybersecurity touches everything from medical services to banking and cannot be limited to technical experts. We want students from every major who are interested in safeguarding our information. If you would like more information, fill out the form below.

Join our Discord Group:  https://discord.gg/44eQFPK

All are welcome to attend meetings & events! Drop-Ins are encouraged! Come check us out.

Club Goals:

  • to foster an environment of learning for cybersecurity concepts and best practices
  • to create a community of like-minded individuals with high ethical standards
  • to represent PPCC in related cybersecurity events

Areas of Emphasis:

#1 Curriculum

Theory is empty without practice. In P2C4, we want everyone to gain the hands-on experience that is needed to reinforce our education. We strive for the practical application of social, ethical, and technical concepts. Club meetings regularly include presentations on the same tools, techniques, and procedures used by current Cybersecurity experts!

#2 Community

As part of P2C4, you will have the opportunity to connect with individuals from all walks of life! Connect with other students, educators, security professionals, military personnel, and government officials as you explore the diversity of cybersecurity. Join us as we network with organizations like the National Cybersecurity Center (NCC), the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), and others!

Competition

Our focus on these two areas encourages us to participate in cybersecurity competitions. Competitions allow P2C4 members to enhance their social and technical skills while representing Pikes Peak Community College at state, regional, and national levels. P2C4 has gone toe-to-toe with universities around the country and continues to prosper on a nationwide platform!

Club Highlights

 

28-29 Sept 2019 - Cyber Maryland Challenge / online - The PPCC Cybersecurity Club competed in ROUND 1 of the Cyber Maryland Challenge and have been invited to participate in the next round.

Sept 2019 - CTF / local - The PPCC Cybersecurity Club competed in the SecureSet Capture The Flag (CTF) competition. Placing is unknown.

19 July 2019 - CTF / local - The PPCC Cybersecurity Club competed in the Boecore Capture The Flag (CTF) competition. The two teams placed 4th & 5th place.

June 2019 - Wicked6 / online - P2C4 Competition Team competed in the Wicked6 esport competition facilitated by the Women's Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC). The club competed against many prestigious 4-year colleges. They placed 12th (just under Stanford) out of 21 total teams.

March 2019 - NCL / online - Members from the PPCC Cybersecurity Club competed in the NCL Spring Season game. The club competition team placed 36th out of 627 teams. Three members (Matt ~ 54th, Jeremy ~ 64th, and Drayce ~ 84th) placed in the top 100. Many members placed in the top 15%.

Spring 2019 - RM CCDC / reginals - Our PPCC Cyber Club made it passed the Qualifiers to the Regionals of Rocky Mountain Cyber Collegiate Defense Competition.  They did well to make it this far for their first time competing in this type of competition.  They vowed to return the next year and place in the top three.

 

P2C4 Competition Participation and Rankings

July 2019

  • 2nd: Wicked6 -12th
  • 19th: Boecore Capture The Flag (CTF) - 4th & 5th place.

April 2019 

  • Spring Season: NCL
    • team placed 36th out of 627 teams
    • Matt ~ 54th
    • Jeremy ~ 64th
    • Drayce ~ 84th
    • Many members placed in the top 15%

Club Meetings & Events

 
Meeting Schedule:
 **Fall 2019 Semester**
 Regular Club Meetings
     Twice a month
     Fridays @ 6PM
 
October 14 - 21:
  NCL Preseason Game (online)
      Register before the 14th!
 
October 18th:
  NCSAM - Cyber Career Panel
     Centennial Atr @ Noon
     Agenda:
        Pentesters & Professionals
  SecureSet Costume CTF
     Downtown @ 5PM
 
October 25th:
  Jacobs
     Rampart E208 @ 4PM
     Agenda:
        Info Session (pizza)
  Regular Club Meeting
     Rampart E208 @ 6PM
     Agenda:
        Cyber Resume Workshop
        provided by Gretchen Bliss
 
November 1st:
  Northrop Grumman
     Centennail Atr @ 11AM
     Agenda:
        Resume Review
  First Friday
     Jack Quinns @ 4PM
     Agenda:
         Cyber Social Networking
 
November 1 - 3:
  NCL Individual Game (online)
 
November 8th:
  Regular Club Meeting
     Centennial B203 @ 6PM
     Agenda:
        TBD
 
November 15th:
  Cyber CTF
     Centennial Atr @ 5PM
 
November 15 - 17:
  NCL Team Game (online)
 
November 22th:
  Regular Club Meeting
     Rampart E208 @ 6PM
     Agenda:
        TBD
 
December 13th:
  Regular Club Meeting
     Cetennial B302 @ 6PM
     Agenda:
        TBD