Each year, the Cyber Defense Lab will host a number of events for current and prospective cadets to offer increased experiential learning and the opportunity to hear from and interact with prominent figures in the cybersecurity community.
The VMI Cyber Defense Laboratory will host its first CyberSmart workshop for high school students June 7-11 in Marshall Hall on the VMI post. Hours will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. This week-long workshop is offered at no cost to students and is sponsored in part by the Department of Defense. Each day will include team-based, hands-on projects, intriguing demonstrations and instruction, and mentoring from VMI Cyber Captains.
SMC Cyber Fusion
The SMC Cyber Fusion event includes a team-based, real-world scenario decision-making exercise in parnership with the Norwich University Applied Research Institute, and a CTF team competition in partnership with the Virginia Cyber Range. This event will also include guest speakers, an expert panel, and networking opportunities. The SMC Cyber Fusion cup will be presented to the winning team.