NVC Students Compete in National Competition

May 13, 2024

Cyber Security Club Congratulatory Cake

Northwest Vista College students competed in the National Cyber League (NCL) Spring 2024 competition.

The NCL cybersecurity competition helps students develop their skills by solving challenges in several categories including password cracking, cryptography, web application exploitation, digital forensics, and more.

During the competition, NVC students competed first as individuals and then as a team against other colleges. NVC competed in the toughest division of the competition, the Experienced Bracket, against other schools with bachelor’s and master’s cybersecurity degree programs. In the Team Game, NVC Wildcats ranked in the top 8% of all teams. In the final Power Rankings, NVC ranked number 27 and number 47 in the Experienced and Standard brackets respectively.

All students competing in League are part of the NVC Cybersecurity Club, established to expand the understanding of information security and assurance by empowering students and extending the education of information security technology, standards, practices, and certifications beyond the classroom.

Cyber Security Awards Received

About Northwest Vista College:  

Northwest Vista College (NVC), part of the Alamo Colleges District, is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. The college opened in 1995 with 12 students and has grown to one of the largest institutions of higher education in San Antonio and the region with current enrollment exceeding 19,000 students. Located in Westover Hills, NVC’s expanding agreements with business and higher education partnerships provide a wealth of opportunities for students and the community.