National Cyber League – Fall 2018

Congratulations to our very own NCL Postseason team – the CryptoComets. They scored #7 in their bracket and #33 overall. The CryptoComets competed against 368 other teams across the nation at the National Cyber League on November 16-18th. Congratulations to @Kelie, @toteslegit.evil, @Allevon-602, @Jen, @yolo328 for a job well done.

CryptoComets @ Palomar College

Calling all CyberPatriots

Are you a high school student with experience in CyberPatriot competitions?

Palomar College wants you on their team. Palomar College Information Security Club competes in the National Cyber League (NCL) twice a year providing students real-life experience in password cracking, network scanning analysis, log analysis, enumeration, and exploitation as well as web application exploitation. We are looking for talented students to join us at Palomar College to learn offensive-based cybersecurity skills and compete with us in the National Cyber League.

If you are interested in taking your skills to the next level, contact Dr. David Meske at for more information on the Cybersecurity program at Palomar College.

National Cyber League Cyber Competition

Palomar College is once again participating in the NCL Cyber Competition. Palomar College’s Information Security Club has been actively researching and presenting material to its members to prepare for this semester’s competition beginning November 2nd. Last year we had 4 students compete blazing the way for others to learn from their experience. This semester, we have 8 students participating in testing their skills in:

  • password cracking
  • network scanning analysis
  • log analysis
  • enumeration and exploitation
  • web app exploitation

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CyberSecurity Degree Program

Welcome to my Palomar College Website. As I get settled in to my new role at Palomar College, I will update this page on the new cybersecurity degree program coming to Palomar College.

In the meantime, I will be adding various resources to my site for students to access. Please continue to check in periodically for information on cybersecurity careers, free cybersecurity learning sources, and cybersecurity related books that I recommend reading.