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Midwest Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

CCDCThe Information Trust Institute and the Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance co-hosted the first Midwest Region Collegiate Cyber Defense Exercise at the Siebel Center for Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus on March 24-26, 2006.

The Cyber Defense Agency organized a red team of penetration testing professionals.

Eight student blue teams competed.

  • Baker College
  • DePaul University
  • Indiana Tech
  • Madison Area Technical College
  • Moraine Valley Community College
  • Southern Illinois University
  • University of Illnois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Washtenaw Community College

And The Winners Are...

  1. Southern Illinois University
  2. Indiana Tech
  3. University of Illnois at Urbana-Champaign

The Southern Illinois University team will be invited to participate in the first national Collegiate Cyber Defense Exercise, which will be hosted by the University of Texas at San Antonio in April 2006.


Many thanks to everyone who made this first competition a success!

Contact Information

E-mail mwccdx at for additional information about the collegiate cyber defense competition.


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