The best of the best.

SWIFT sponsors the best cybersecurity teams in the world by providing in-depth training, resources, and connections to industry professionals to help them succeed. We train our competition teams from the ground up in a variety of disciplines, such as network security, penetration testing, business reports, and more.


Incident Response

CCDC is a national blue-teaming competition that challenges students to maintain and protect a simulated business environment. Throughout the competition, students are tasked with maintaining a company’s day-to-day operations, managing networks, and hardening services in Linux and Windows. Many industries recognize CCDC as quality, real-world technical experience. SWIFT invites all students from Cal Poly Pomona to attend a cybersecurity training bootcamp for CCDC that begins in June.


Penetration Testing

CPTC is a national penetration testing competition that challenges students to penetrate a business- simulated network by exploiting vulnerabilities in order to extract as much information as possible. SWIFT provides training in both areas of securing and penetrating corporations, as well as writing a quality, in-depth report that will be presented to a panel of C-Level executives. With an understanding of both technical skills and business objectives, competitiors will thrive in a consulting role, dealing with cybersecurity and business. SWIFT hosts a cybersecurity training bootcamp for CPTC starting in June, and everyone is welcome to attend!


System Administration

Hivestorm is a CyberPatriot-esque competition where students are tasked to perform a variety of hardening techniques and practices to secure Windows and Linux machines. Students learn about basic Windows and Linux system administration, as well as different utilities within each operating system to perform basic hardening tasks.


Capture The Flag

National Cyber League, or NCL, is a Capture-The-Flag competition that encourage students to use a wide variety of tools, explore new technologies, and think outside the box to solve various challenges on its platform. Students are tasked to perform open-source intelligence on social media accounts, websites, and even Google Maps, as well as analyze packet captures for IP addresses and data transfer and even perform reverse engineering on a binary to identify flags. This competition is open for everyone of all skill levels.