Games and Resources

CyberStart
CyberStart is an online game for anyone who likes a good challenge. No technical background required or preferred. If you do well, it can open unexpected doors of opportunity, such as additional training and hands-on experience, with a paid internship in the public and private industry. Find out if you have what it takes to pursue a career in the cybersecurity field!

  1. Play Join Cyber Start for 60 minutes and take note of your two favorite challenges!
  2. Submit the following information by clicking the link below or emailing DOADLWICyberEdu@wisconsin.gov:
    • Full Name
    • Email
    • Your Username
    • And your 2 favorite challenges from go.joincyberstart.com and why?


NICE Challenge Project
The NICE Challenge Project was created to develop virtual challenges and environments to test students and professionals alike on their ability to perform NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework tasks and exhibit their knowledge, skills, and abilities.
NICE Challenge


Free Cybersecurity Training Courses
The ICS-CERT works to reduce risks within and across all critical infrastructure sectors. This Virtual Learning Portal (VLP) provides online training for those interested in the security of Industrial Control Systems (ICS).
Training Available


Cybersecurity Career Guide
Who Works in Cybersecurity, How We Got Started, Why We Need You - This book provides information and resources for students and those who are interested in starting a career in cybersecurity. It is a compilation of amazing stories of cybersecurity practitioners — how they got started and the tools they continue to use to learn and grow in their careers.
Cybersecurity Career Guide