On October 5, 2017, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced that a $500,000 grant from the Arkansas Department of Higher Education will be provided to the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) to help pay for a fully functional dedicated cyber range for educational training.
Over the past year, the cyber range was constructed on the UCA campus by METOVA, a national leader in software and cyber range development, and UCA began work on developing post-secondary content and ensuring the range is remotely accessible. In November 2018, the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) entered into agreements with METOVA and NICERC to develop curriculum modules to be used to teach important cyber security concepts.
This page will be used to share information about the Arkansas Cyber Range, developed modules, professional development offerings, and online learning opportunities related to Information Security.
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Use this link to send an email to request access to the modules.
Module 1 - Intro to Range and Hacker Methodology
Module 2 - Know Normal: Recognize Regular and Irregular Traffic Patterns
Module 3 - Traffic Shaping and Manipulation
Module 4 - Logging and Monitoring
Module 5 - Windows Hosts
Module 6 - Linux Hosts
Module 7 - Network Services
Module 8 - Forensics
Arkansas public schools and teachers implementing the above modules, or those that can demonstrate appropriate need for access, may be granted range access at no cost to the school or teacher. Use this link to send an email to CYBER.ORG to request content access.
Last Update: September 10, 2019
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