UCF’s Collegiate Cybersecurity Competition (C3) Team won the 2021 At Large Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition held virtually on March 27th & 28th. This is the 8th time UCF has won their regional event in the 9 years UCF has competed.
UCF’s KNIGHTSEC team won a $2,000 cash prize and placed 3rd overall in the 2021 CyberSEED CTF Competition on Saturday, March 27th.
UCF placed 2nd in the Maryland Cyber Challenge on March 24, 2021. The competition tested cyber skills in 10 categories: Encoding/Encryption, File Analysis, Forensics/Hard Disks, Log Analysis, Malware Analysis/Reverse Engineering, Network Captures/Wireless, Open Source Intelligence, Passwords/Hashing, Scanning/Exploitation, Virtual Machines.
The UCF Collegiate Cybersecurity Competition Team placed 3rd in the 2021 Information Security Talent Search Competition hosted by Rochester Institute of Technology on March 5th and 6th.
Michael Roberts (a current MS in digital forensics student and, UCF IT graduate) finished second in the nation at the 2020 DOE CyberForce Competition hosted by Argonne National Laboratory.
Congratulations to the CCDC Team and Coach Tom Nedorost for winning the At Large Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Regional on Sunday, March 29th. In this year’s competition the University of Alaska-Anchorage came in 2nd, and Dakota State University finished 3rd. UCF’s Team now advances to compete in the National CCDC Championship which will be held virtually from May 22-24.
The Cyber Security and Privacy Cluster at UCF, established in 2017, is a university-wide research group that focuses on integrated solutions to both the human and technological causes of security and privacy problems.
Congratulations to Hack@UCF’s Knightsec team and their coach, Dr. Tom Nedorost, for advancing to the Final Round of the inaugural 2019 Wicked6 Cyber Games held at the HyperX Esports Arena in Las Vegas on August 8th.
A UCF team consisting of CS undergraduates Sara Aladham, Lauryn Landkrohn, Sydney Munro, and a graduate student in the MS in Digital Forensics program, Jensly Francisco, along with two alternates (both CS undergraduates) Natalie Larkin and Jacqueline Van Der Meulen has qualified as a finalist in the Wicked6CyberGames;
Congratulations to the UCF Collegiate Cyber Defense Championship team for their second place finish at the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition held on April 23-25, 2019.