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These are some of the important resources we use here at CyberWVU:

CyberWVU Club Constitution:

The CyberWVU Constitution. All club members should be familiar with its contents, as it provides important information about how membership and the club works.


CyberWVU takes interest in the following competitions:
  • CSAW
    • A worldwide, team-oriented Capture-The-Flag competition.
  • National Cyber League
    • An individual or team CTF which hosts multiple practice and competitive events throughout the year.
  • Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition
    • An inherit-and-defend style competitions between school teams. Starts with area qualifiers, then regional competitions, then a national competition.
  • CyberSEED
    • A team competition hosted by the University of Connecticut in partnership with Comcast with 3 sections: Social Engineering, CTF, and Application Security.
  • Panoply
    • A network defense competition.
  • NSA CodeBreaker Challenge
    • Challenge hosted by the National Security Agency.
  • Trail of Bits
    • Resource with videos, links to other resources, and workshops mainly revolving around CTFs
  • CyberForce Competition
    • The CyberForce Competition is a cyber defense competition that focuses on the defensive/hardening nature of energy cyber infrastructure.


Obtaining these certifications is a great way to learn and prove skills implemented in our club and in the outside world. They also make great resume builders. 
  • Red Hat Certifications
    • Red Hat has some of the most popular certification programs out there. These certs range from basic to very advanced and have a high level of prestige for any who posses them. 
  • CompTIA Security Certifications
    • The CompTIA Security+ Certification is globally recognized by corporations and governments alike. It is focused specifically on security, rather than System Administration.
  • Amazon Web Services Certification
    • Amazon AWS is a very popular system used for hosting virtual machines in the cloud which is widely implemented around the world.

Training Resources:

These websites are great for learning material we use in CyberWVU and competitions the club competes in:
  • OverTheWire: Wargames
    • OverTheWire is a great for learning Bash terminal. This is the gateway to beginner Linux System Administration training, which is important for Linux Security. 
  • Hack The Box
    • Hack The Box is an online platform allowing you to test your penetration testing skills and exchange ideas and methodologies with other members of similar interests.
  • TryHackMe
    • TryHackMe is a great platform to learn penetration testing. It is very similar to Hack the Box, but it is geared more towards beginners because it offers more hints and walkthroughs.
  • RingZeroTeam Challenges
    • RingZeroTeam is a great resource for learning various sets of technical skills. Check out their site for the full list of challenge categories.
  • Hack This Site!
    • Hack This Site is based on learning Capture-The-Flag type skills. The user is given a list of challenges and is instructed to complete them. It's tough, but don't quit too soon!
  • Security Weekly
    • Security Weekly is a good resource for keeping up with current events in the security world. It's a great security-focused news site, and releases frequent podcasts. 
  • CodeWars
    • CodeWars is a site that contains training curricula for many different languages including python, c++, go, PHP, JavaScript, and others. You can also compete against friends in challenges.
  • Vulnerable By Design
    • VulnHub provides materials allowing anyone to gain practical hands-on experience with digital security, computer applications and network administration tasks.
  • Agoge
    • A series of challenges put out by Praetorian.

Cloud Storage:

Resources we use for storing data:
  • CyberWVU Github
    • Used for convenient cloud storage of code projects, accessible by the command line. Extremely popular with businesses and private individuals alike. 
  • Google Drive
    • With your MIX account assigned to you through WVU, you are granted near-unlimited storage through Google Drive.