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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 (shajikhan@umsl.edu)

IBM Academic Initiative

Students can obtain free access to learning resources, IBM Cloud Lite, software, and courseware. Visit https://www.ibm.com/academic/home. Registration using UMSL email is required.

Microsoft Software

Information Systems Students: Sign in here.

(Note Microsoft software and learning resources previously associated with the Microsoft Imagine program have now moved to Azure Dev Tools for Teaching. When signing up, please use your UMSL email and setup a microsoft account. The link above provides more details.)

GitHub Education

GitHub Pro while you're a student and Student Developer Pack

A great collection of tools and resources.

AWS Educate

Visit aws Educate to obtain free access to learning resources, Amazon Web Services (AWS) credits, and career resources. Click on "Join AWS Educate" and be sure to select University of Missouri-St. Louis during signup. Also be sure to select "AWS Educate Starter Account" on the last signup step.

The registration details will be verified and you'll receive a confirmation when account is approved. You can then create a profile, earn badges as you go through learning resources, and can also use AWS credits.