Cyber Quests Prep Day Camp

Cyber Day Camp Information


Camp #2: April 26 (register here)

Where: SJSU

Admission is free

For more information, contact:

Virginia Lehmkuhi-Dakhwe

US Cyber Challenge Cyber Quests Preparatory Day camp

On April 5th, 2014, San José State University (SJSU) hosted the first of two 2014 US Cyber Challenge CyberQuests preparatory Day camps.   Results from online CyberQuests competitions are used to select candidates for admittance into the prestigious US Cyber Challenge Western Regional Cybersecurity Camp to be held at SJSU in August.  

The Director of the SJSU Cyber Security and Big Data Initiative, Dr. Sigurd Meldal and Executive Director of the Center for Information Assurance at Cal Poly Pomona, Dr. Daniel Manson were key Camp contributors.  Camp instruction was led by Dr. Thomas Austin (SJSU Information Security Professor), Kyle Osborne (Information Security Engineer of Tesla Motors), Joshua Chin (Executive Director of Net Force), Anthony Langga (President of the SJSU Information Security Club), and Joe Needleman (Cal Poly Pomona).  Sponsors for the Day camp include Deloitte, Facebook, FireEye, IBM, Kaiser Permanente, McAfee, PG&E, RSA, Veracode, and Visa.

Nearly 70 students and professionals participated in the Camp’s activities and discussions. 

All are encouraged to attend the next USCC CyberQuests Cyber camp to be held at SJSU on April 26, 2014.  For more information and to register

Register for the April 26 camp.

US Cyber Challenge CyberQuests are online competitions that test competitors’ abilities to identify vulnerabilities in a virtual network and answer questions related to their findings. Results from CyberQuests competitions are used to select candidates for admittance into the US Cyber Challenge Cyber Security Boot Camps. The day camp is aimed at preparing participants to compete in CyberQuests, potentially enhancing their chances of qualifying for a position in the Summer Boot Camp. Sponsors for the day camp include; Visa, Facebook, McAfee, nCircle, Symantec, Veracode, PG&E, FireEye, Kaiser Permanente, Deloitte, RSA, and IBM.