Montreat Students Place 10th Nationally at Cybersecurity Competition

November 11, 2013

Montreat Computer Information Systems students competed in the National Cyber League’s cybersecurity conference championship on November 9, 2013.  The CIS team, Montreat CyberForce, ranked 3rd place in the Bronze Conference Championship and 10th place nationally. 

Computer Information Systems student participants included: Alan Jackson, Joel Watanabe, Adam Shuman, Jason Stone, David Teo, Ryan Walker, Ayobami Oyemade, Akira Shavers and Justin Lance. Jason Stone, a senior Computer Information Systems student, achieved a first place ranking in the Bronze category of the competition. 

A total of 50 colleges and universities competed in the National Cyber League conference championship, comprising 58 teams and 386 total players. The National Cyber League’s mission is to “offer engaging, entertaining, measurable, and scalable methods of learning to enlist a new generation of cybersecurity professionals.”

The Montreat Cyberforce will advance to the National Championship of the National Cyber League that will be held on November 16, 2013.

Dr. Jeff Teo, professor of Computer Information Systems at Montreat College, established the information security concentration at Montreat. The track was specifically designed to prepare students in the field of cybersecurity.

November 18, 2013: The Montreat Cyberforce secured an overall 3rd place in the Bronze category of the National Championship.

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