A big congratulations to the Cyber Dawgs who competed the over the course of the last three days to win the 2017 National CCDC (www.nationalccdc.org).
The National CCDC (Or Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition) is a competition in which teams are given inherently insecure computers/servers and told to defend those servers against professional hackers (Red team). While protecting against the red team they must also keep up critical services (Email servers for example), respond to a mock CEO, and complete business injects.
To make it to the National CCDC teams must first win their region. The winning teams from each region (10 Regions) go to compete in San Antonio, TX for the Alamo Cup. In all over 200 colleges compete in this competition annually with this year UMBC winning!
For more information on the Cyber Defense Team and how to get involved check out our website at http://umbccd.umbc.edu
Pictured from left to right: Bryan Vanek, Jacob Rust, Anh Ho, Dr Charles Nicholas, Christian Beam, Justin Wright, Chris Gardner, Seamus Burke, Zack Orndorff
Pictured from left to right: Anh Ho, Seamus Burke, Chris Gardner, Christian Beam, Dr. Charles Nicholas, Justin Wright, Zack Orndorff, Jacob Rust, Bryan Vanek