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National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Champion Crowned

Top three finalists from University of Washington, U. S. Air Force Academy, and Texas A&M University
SAN ANTONIO, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Defending Champions University of Washington took first place at the 7th National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NCCDC) held April 20-22 in San Antonio, TX. Presented by Deloitte for the 2012 season, the NCCDC pits teams of full-time college students from across the country against each other in an environment where cyber security skills are pushed to the limit. The United States Air Force Academy and Texas A&M University took second and third place honors during the competition. "The teams at the National Championship are amazing," said Dwayne Williams, Director of the 2012 National CCDC. "This is our seventh National Championship and the level of competition moves up a step every year. Teams are more poised, better prepared, and more professional every year. Teams have tryouts with 50 to