Cyber Security Club Team Wins Competition

The University of Maryland's Cyber Security Club Competition Team won first place in the college division of the Maryland Cyber Challenge and Conference (MDC3) at the CyberMaryland Conference held at the Baltimore Convention Center on October 17, 2012.

Teams were challenged to a six hour Capture The Flag/King of the Hill variation which consisted of hacking into machines and protecting them from other competitors' attacks. The team won the top prize among the top 8 competitors within the college team division.

The team, coached by DIT's Rob Maxwell, was comprised of the following students:

  • Josh Kamdjou - Junior, Computer Science
  • David Wasser - Senior, Computer Science and Math
  • Travis Finkenauer - Senior, Computer Science and Math
  • Michael Kattouf - Senior, Computer Science
  • Srinivas Vasudevan - Senior, Computer Science and Math
  • Josh Berenhaus - Junior, Computer Science

The Department congratulates the team and the club for an outstanding performance.

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