Academy cyber team showcases international prowess
In the competition, each university team received an identical computer with a collection of 10 vulnerable services, and had to simultaneously protect their machines, attack services on other team's computers and identify malicious network traffic.
"The competition required me to learn skills to rapidly develop software to exercise the vulnerabilities in the competition, which, in itself, is exhilarating," said Cadet 2nd Class
Fellow team members said they relished the continually-evolving challenges.
"There are always new problems and puzzles in these competitions," said Cadet 3rd Class
"Being on the cyber team has helped me greatly in preparing to be a cyberspace operations officer in the
The Cyber Competition Team was coached by Dr.
"It's a privilege to be able to work with the Cyber Competition Team," Carlisle said. "They continually impress me with their level of dedication and how successfully they compete on the international stage."
This is the latest in a series of top finishes for the
The team won the
(Courtesy of U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs)
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