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“These exercises will advance the capabilities of the participants and enhance their readiness in responding to a wide spectrum of cybersecurity challenges,” said Franz Payer, CEO of Cyber Skyline.

Cyber Skyline Inc. has partnered with Ops Tech Alliance LLC as Team OTA to support the National Security Agency Cyber Exercises, also known as NCX. NCX is designed to enhance the skill set for the next generation of cyber warriors. Participants of these competitions may include students attending National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity institutions, U.S. Service Academies, Senior Military Colleges and invited participants from NSA and U.S. Cyber Command.

“These exercises will advance the capabilities of the participants and enhance their readiness in responding to a wide spectrum of cybersecurity challenges. Beyond the immediate skills development benefits, the participants will also receive granular metrics that will enable them to identify key areas of interest as they plan their future skills growth,” said Franz Payer, CEO of Cyber Skyline.

Team OTA is excited to offer this support to NSA’s cyber competitions. Ops Tech Alliance and Cyber Skyline both have extensive experience in designing and executing large-scale cybersecurity training programs and competitions. To support NSA’s competitions, Team OTA will utilize the Cyber Skyline Platform to host the competitions and draw on its collective expertise to develop training and exercise scenarios on topics such as active attacks, cryptography, data analysis, forensics, malware, policy, reverse engineering and software development.

About Cyber Skyline

Cyber Skyline is a leading cloud-based cybersecurity skills evaluation platform that helps students and professionals track their skills growth and enables businesses to find, identify, and cultivate talent. Cyber Skyline has extensive experience hosting cybersecurity competitions and exercises for more than 600 US colleges and universities and US Fortune 500 companies across the financial service, managed security service provider, and technology industries. To learn more about Cyber Skyline, visit

About Ops Tech Alliance

Ops Tech Alliance is an SBA certified 8(a) Small Business and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business. OTA’s singular focus is to bridge the gap between operations and technology to enable mission success. OTA was founded by former Special Operations Forces professionals with over 50 years of combined operational experience. Its clientele includes the U.S. Intelligence, Defense, and Law Enforcement communities. OTA provides professional training services and Role Player support for the Department of Homeland Security, the Intelligence Community, and Special Operations Forces. To learn more about OTA, visit

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