Collegiate cyber defense competition where teams of 8 defend real-world networks
World's largest cyber defense competition cofounded with the Air Force to inspire students towards STEM careers
Individual or team network assessment and network defense competition where competitors vie for control of resources
Collegiate cyber defense competition where teams compete by securing provided virtual machines
Low- and no-cost professional training solutions through certification prep courses and cybersecurity awareness training.
Research-based cybersecurity courses aimed at helping individuals in states and communities nationwide to develop and improve their own cybersecurity programs
We customize training, host workshops, and conduct community-wide exercises to suit your organization’s individual needs
Our mission is to improve cybersecurity knowledge and capabilities for every individual, organization, community and state. Our core competency is developing viable and sustainable cybersecurity programs to strengthen the nation’s cybersecurity preparedness. One way we do this is through Training and Exercises.
Our training capabilities include technical and non-technical cybersecurity courses, webinars and workshops. We have been developing and facilitating tabletop exercises to identify gaps in cybersecurity knowledge, policies and capabilities since 2002. Contact us to assist with your Cybersecurity Training and Exercise needs.
Whether your organization is building awareness of cybersecurity topics with its executive leadership team or expanding your personnel’s skillset and knowledge base, the CIAS can develop customized training, host workshops and conduct community-wide exercises to suit your organization’s individual needs.
To effectively support cybersecurity workforce development within organizations – for both technical and non-technical team members – we provide low- and no-cost professional training solutions through certification prep courses and cybersecurity awareness training.
As a partner of the National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium (NCPC), the CIAS has developed research-based cybersecurity courses aimed at helping individuals in states and communities nationwide to develop and improve their own cybersecurity programs. Take advantage of these courses today – at no cost to you!
The CIAS was established at UTSA in June of 2001 as part of UTSA’s creation of a cybersecurity program. The CIAS delivers quality research, training, K-12 education, and competition and exercise programs to advance organizational and community cybersecurity capabilities and collaboration.