California State University, San Bernardino

The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education

Cyber Watch West

What is the 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. Whether it’s testing skills of professionals or teaching those skills to students, we’ve got you covered.


Recent Updates


Monthly Training Webinars Continue!

As the NICE Challenges has reached a stage of maturity and we are looking to expand our user base and have started a monthly set of webinars. The first of these two webinars are designed as an on boarding for new curators to help them get started with the Challenges. The second of the webinars is designed to help current curators get…read more →

Starting off the Year with a Bang!

The NICE Challenge Project has been developing, implementing, and testing a massive slate of updates over the past few months. However, due to the updates being largely interrelated, we have had to wait to release many of them. Now that the new year is here, and we have completed development and testing, we are ready to start releasing them! Over…read more →