CSUF cybersecurity students test their ‘ethical hacking’ abilities
By Greg Mellen | Orange County Register
It has been said that the best defense is a good offense. So, although many cybersecurity experts and firms go to great lengths to defend themselves from attack, the idea of “offensive security” has become an important component in computer science. On Jan. 7-10, a squad of Cal State Fullerton students had a chance to test its offensive capabilities by competing in the National Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition.
OSS Places Second in the CPTC Nationals
By CSUF News
Congrats to the Offensive Security Society (OSS) student team, which has placed second at the Collegiate Penetration Competition (CPTC) Nationals held at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). The win speaks to the enduring efforts of the following computer science students, who invested substantial time and have displayed incredible grit throughout the competition, under the supervision of their faculty advisor and computer science associate professor, Dr. Mikhail Gofman.