Cybersecurity Case Competition

National Cybersecurity Management Case Competition

Test your skills in Cybersecurity Management!

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is hosting a virtual National Cybersecurity Management (NCM) Case Competition. This competition will provide an avenue for students pursuing Cybersecurity Management education to showcase their talent. The NCM case competition is a unique competition focusing on a business case involving cybersecurity issues. The participants will assess the complexities of the case and provide an effective solution to the problem.

Participants have the opportunity to win a $5,000 first-place prize! Second place will be awarded $3,000 and third place will be awarded $2,000.

Registration for the 2022 Case Competition has closed.

Competition Format
Two Rounds

Competition Information


The NCM case competition is open to all schools offering cybersecurity programs. Multiple teams from an institution can compete.

Each team should be comprised of one to a maximum of three students (undergraduate or graduate) and one faculty serving as a coach.

At least one member of the team should be enrolled in a cybersecurity program/course as a part of a post-secondary degree (community college, undergraduate, or graduate degree program).

Important Dates

March 10: Team registration by 5 pm MST

March 17: Submission Deadline for Qualifying Round (5 pm MST)

March 29: Teams announced for Final Round

April 1: Case distributed for Final Round

April 7: Cybersecurity Management Case Competition Day (12 noon PST/3 pm EST)