Call goes out to teach sailors all about phishing (and malware, and network security)

Companies have until May 6 to make their pitch to the Navy Postgraduate School on exercises it can use with its course on Cyber Operations Fundamentals.

Specifically, the school wants a contractor to develop lab exercises to go along with the yber Operations course.

Those exercises should help to give the students a taste of what sort of attack techniques and situations they would face when pitted against both private and government-backed hackers in the field.

In short, the cyber-security version of war games.

From the sound of things, the class is designed to be an entry-level crash course for officers on the basics of infosecurity, encryption, and communications.

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