February 10th 2018 – Minnesota Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

Student teams to compete at the annual 2018 Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

This annual competition, planned for February 10, 2018, 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 2018 Student 360 conference. The first place team will be eligible to compete in the 2018 Midwest Regional CCDC and progress to the National CCDC.

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

2018 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
Anoka Technical College
Pine Technical and Community College

2017 CCDC | EVENT TEAMS

White Team
Judging

Chief Judge:
Andy Erickson

Resume Evaluation Team:
Janice Aanenson
Wilson Garland
Kristin Zakariasen

Black Team
IT & Site Hospitality

 

TBD

Gold Team
Administration

State CCDC Director and Compliance Monitor:
Janice Aanenson

Steve Richards

Red Team
Professional Hacking

TBD

2018 CCDC | ORGANIZERS & SPONSORS

Sponsor the next generation of IT and Cybersecurity college students by sponsoring  the Minnesota Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition.
This event is a great opportunity for brand recognition and also to find untapped, exceptional talent who are focused on the highly desirable cybersecurity field.
Contact Janice Aanenson at janice.aanenson@metrostate.edu for more information today!