Students Get Challenges, Experience in Cyber Defense Contest

Tuesday, March 24, 2015, By 

It was a rollercoaster kind of weekend for the 150 college students competing in the 2015 Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition.

Hosted this year by the School of Information Studies (iSchool) at Syracuse University, the regional event pits teams from 10 Northeastern colleges in a nearly non-stop cycle of cyber challenges. All weekend, students use their skills to offset staged hacks and cyberattacks designed to thwart their enterprise systems.

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