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Hands-on Learning Resources


Learn more about the NICE Challenge Project. It is a great resource to develop hands on skills that map to the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

To obtain access email Dr. Shaji Khan (

IBM Academic Initiative

Information Systems Students: Learn how to get one year of free access to the IBM Bluemix Cloud Platform.

Non-Information Systems Students can learn more here.

Microsoft Software

Information Systems Students: learn more

GitHub Education

Student Developer Pack

"The best developer tools, free for students"A great collection of tools and resources to get hands-on exposure to application development.


Information Systems Students: Get free access to a variety of  VMware Products.

AWS Educate

Visit aws Educate to obtain free access to learning resources and Amazon Web Services (AWS) credits