A recent Smartwatch exposes the location of more than 5,000 children and parents. Chinese SMA-Watch-M2 is one of the most vulnerable smartwatches in the market to date. The IoT testing division AV-TEST found enormous amounts of security measures in place to protect the backends of mobile apps.
The Collegiate Cyber Defense class is a "Choose your own adventure" type of course. Instead of providing a predetermined set of lessons, the instructor encourages students to explore their own interests. The class also encompasses preparation for and participation in a Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC). We play capture the flag, give weekly presentations and mentor other students.