2017 Minnesota Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition February 4th

Student teams to compete at the annual 2017 Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

This annual competition, planned for February 4, 2017, allows institutions of higher education to assess their students’ depth of understanding and operational competency in managing the challenges inherent in protecting business IT networks. The top three Minnesota teams will be recognized at the 2017 Secure360 conference. The first place team will be eligible to compete in the 2017 Midwest Regional CCDC and progress to the National CCDC.

Advance IT Minnesota and Minnesota Cyber Careers Consortium are happy to bring these teams together this year with assistance of other partners.

2017 CCDC | INVITED INSTITUTIONS

Alexandria Technical and Community College
Century College
Inver Hills Community College
Lake Superior College
Metropolitan State University
Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Minnesota State Community and Technical College
St. Cloud State University
St. Cloud Technical & Community College
Minnesota State University, Mankato

[Two more team slots open]

2017 CCDC | EVENT TEAMS

White Team
Judging

Alexandria:
Andy Erickson

Minneapolis:
John Hoffoss (chief judge)
Chad Rikansrud

Resume Evaluation Team:
Janice Aanenson
Wilson Garland
Firasat Khan

Black Team
IT & Site Hospitality

Alexandria:
Jeremy Scribner

Minneapolis:
Bounto Phaokanya
Tho Nguyen
Janice Aanenson
Russ Fraenkel

Gold Team
Administration

State CCDC Director and Compliance Monitor:
Firasat Khan

Alexandria Administrator:
Steve Richards

Red Team
Professional Hacking

Brian Johnson (Captain)
Justin Benjamin
Andrew Bonstrom
Jakob Charles
Brett DeWall
Kevin Higgins
Tyler Howerton
Shawn Hughes
Brian Markovich
Jerome Odegaard
Jeff Ringsred
Glenn Sorensen
Kat Traxler
Robert Vance
Jon von Kampen
Carlos Watson

2017 CCDC | ORGANIZERS & SPONSORS
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