Stanford University wins 2023 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

18th annual competition trains next generation of cybersecurity professionals DALLAS (May 1, 2023) – Stanford University competed against nine other student-led teams to become champion of the 2023 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, sponsored by Raytheon Technologies. Held at the Dallas-Addison Marriott from April 28-30, the competition saw more than 1,500 competitors from 178 collegiate […]

Field Set for 2023 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Championship

Top 10 teams in the nation will meet in Dallas to compete April 28-30 DALLAS, TEXAS—The Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security (CIAS) at The University of Texas at San Antonio today announced the 10 finalists for the 18th Annual National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NCCDC) Championship. The NCCDC, hosted by the CIAS with presenting […]

Competition: Hivestorm

COLLEGIATE CYBERSECURITY COMPETITION Congratulations to our 2022 Hivestorm winners! 1st place Team270 California Polytechnic State University, Pomona 2nd place Team042 University of California, San Diego 3rd place Team290 Tennessee Technological University A virtual event, Hivestorm is a collegiate-focused cyber defense competition that allows teams to compete together or separately from any location around the world. […]

Competition: Panoply

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Competition: CyberPatriot

Shape In 2009, partnering with the U.S. Air Force, Air Force Association (AFA) and SAIC, the CIAS co-founded CyberPatriot, the world’s largest cyber defense competition and the Air Force Association’s National Youth Cyber Education Program. The competition’s purpose and design are to inspire students toward careers in cybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering and mathematics […]

Competition: NCCDC

Shape It’s the “Super Bowl” of Collegiate Cyber Sports. Tom Nedorost, UCF CoachNCCDC 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 The best preparation our students get in college for a career in cyber security. The realism, scope, and intensity of CCDC, in particular, simply cannot be reproduced in a classroom environment. Sal AurigemmaPhD Coach […]

Competitions Overview

Shape Global Leader Since 2005 Competitions that Educate Train Prepare The CIAS is a pioneer and global leader in cybersecurity competitions. Recognized by the 111th Congress in House Resolution 1244 Recognized for our competition efforts in the Presidential Cyberspace Policy Review Awarded in 2011 the inaugural “Leadership in Security” award from Visa for our work […]