Texas A&M University

Cyber Security Club



Resources

The Resources page will host the aggregated and lengthy amounts of resources the Club will provide to our members. This will include external learning resources, news resources, TAMU resources, etc.

Many resources tend to fall under two or more categories, though they're organized under only one category.

Note: More resources are available to our official members through our forum.

Enjoy exploring! :)



Competitions & Writeups

These are only some of the reocurring competitions and writeup websites. Remember: Google is your friend. :)

Competitions:

NSA CodeBreaker Challenge
https://codebreaker.ltsnet.net/
Yearly competition focused on recruiting talented individuals.

National Cyber League (NCL)
https://www.nationalcyberleague.org/
Yearly competition and training grounds to both hone and showcase your skills.

CTF Times
https://ctftime.org/event/list/upcoming/
List of upcoming CTF (Capture the Flag) competitions!

PicoCTF
https://picoctf.com/
Yearly CTF competition. Great CTF practice, especially for beginners!

CCDC (National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition)
http://www.nationalccdc.org/
Yearly competition. NSA Red-team attempts to penetrate your team's defenses (Blue-team).

Writeups:


Learning Websites

Free:

Professor Messer
https://www.professormesser.com/
A free IT learning website. Good for certification training, too.

Lynda (free as students)
https://www.lynda.com
A general learning website. Free for students!

Cybrary (free courses, paid labs)
https://www.cybrary.it/
A free, open-source IT and Security learning platform. Videos are free; hands-on/interactive labs tend to be paid only.

Paid:

Udemy
https://www.udemy.com/
A general learning website with videos/courses that cover a wide range of topics. Pay by course. Note: Some courses are free.

Pluralsight
https://www.pluralsight.com/
Dev and IT Training website. Pay by the month or year; unlimited courses available during that timeframe.

eLearn Security
https://www.elearnsecurity.com/
IT Security courses, labs, and certifications. Paid.


Reverse Engineering

Reverse Engineering 101 (by Malware Unicorn)
https://securedorg.github.io/RE101/
Jump in with understanding the fundamental concepts and hands-on experience to understand RE.

MicroCorruption CTF (ASSEMBLY)
https://microcorruption.com/login
An embedded security CTF. Learn concepts, practice skills; go down on assembly.

Cuckoo Sandbox
https://www.cuckoosandbox.org/
Cuckoo Sandbox is an open-source, automated malware analysis system. Compatible with Windows, OS X, Linux, Android.


Network Traffic Analysis


Forensics


General

Over the Wire
http://overthewire.org/wargames/
"The wargames offered by the OverTheWire community can help you to learn and practice security concepts in the form of fun-filled games."


Miscellaneous

Under the Wire (POWERSHELL)
http://www.underthewire.tech/
"Under the Wire trains experienced, developing, and novice Information Technologists to use Windows PowerShell in a variety of situations through innovative and fun wargames."

CodeBashing (APPSEC)
https://www.codebashing.com/
Application security training for developers. Hands-on. Code securely. Paid.

SysInternals (WINDOWS)
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/
Tools used exclusively for Windows operating systems. Built by Mark Russinovich.


Certification Authorities

Some of the Certification Authorities that offer various certifications in the Information Security and Cyber Security fields.


Last Updated: 10/7/17



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