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2009 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Champion Crowned

The competition featured eight eight-member teams that were scored on their ability to operate and maintain a business network while under hostile cyberattack
SAN ANTONIO, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baker College of Flint, Michigan successfully defended their title as National Collegiate Cyber Defense Champions by winning the 4th National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NCCDC) held April 17-19 at the Hilton San Antonio Airport Hotel in San Antonio, TX. Some very strong opposition came from Northeastern University and Texas A&M University who took second and third place honors during the competition. "This competition gets better every year," said Dwayne Williams, Director of the 2009 National CCDC. "Every year the competitors seem more focused and better prepared for whatever we throw at them. There are some very talented individuals from across the country at these CCDC events."

The competition, hosted by The University of Texas at San Antonio's Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security (CIAS), a nationally recognized leader in cyber security education, featured eight eight-member teams that were scored on their ability to operate and maintain a business network while under hostile cyber attack.

The CCDC program has grown from five participating schools in 2005 to

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