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  • CyberPatriot IV Opens Up Registration for Cyber Warrior Hopefuls - top government contractors - best government contracting event

    CyberPatriot IV Opens Up Registration for Cyber Warrior Hopefuls

    The nation's largest high school cyber-defense challenge, CyberPatriot, is now inviting students from all U.S. high schools or accredited home school programs to register for CyberPatriot IV to compete to become the next cyber warriors. Established by the Air Force Association, CyberPatriot was created to inspire high school students to pursue careers in cybersecurity or other […] More

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    Northrop Grumman Awards Scholarships to CyberPatriot Winners

    Northrop Grumman last week presented $54,000 in scholarships to 36 students at the Air Force Association's CyberPatriot National Finals Competition. Each of the winners, part of the CyberPatriot program, received a portion of the total amount with first place winners awarded $2,000 each, second place winners awarded $1,500 and third-place winners receiving $1,000 each. “We […] More

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    Vint Cerf, Melissa Hathaway to Speak at AFA's CyberFutures Conference

    The Air Force Association‘s newest event, the CyberFutures Conference and Technology Exposition, will explore cyberspace with energetic discussions, the latest in IT and education and a career fair for job seekers. AFA has teamed up with military-to-civilian recruitment firm RecruitMilitary to host a career fair April 1 that will feature prominent aerospace/defense firms. Many companies […] More

  • Students Ward off Hackers for Cyber Competition - top government contractors - best government contracting event

    Students Ward off Hackers for Cyber Competition

    All over the nation, hundreds of students are preparing to ward off cyber attacks, fix weaknesses in computer networks, and gain skills necessary to advance in the nation’s largest high school cyber defense challenge. Round 2 of the competition’s open division took place Dec. 11. Teams of students raced against opponents and time to find […] More

  • Deadline Approaching for CyberPatriot III Sign-Up - top government contractors - best government contracting event

    Deadline Approaching for CyberPatriot III Sign-Up

    The Oct. 8 registration deadline is quickly approaching for the nation’s high schools to square off in a cyber-defense competition in hopes of snagging scholarships. With more than 300 total teams in 45 states already organizing teams, word is getting out to high school educators across the country about CyberPatriot III. Teams have registered from […] More

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    Monday Moves

    This week, TASC, Inc. named Wayne M. Rehberger vice president and chief financial officer, effective June 28, 2010. Northrop Grumman's board of directors elected Thomas E. Vice corporate vice president and president of its technical services sector. ICFI named COO John M. Wasson to the additional role of president of the company. A-T Solutions hired […] More

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    Business leaders form CyberPatriot Board of Advisers

    The Air Force Association yesterday announced the formation and initial composition of the CyberPatriot board of advisers, chaired by Dr. Paul G. Kaminski. Entering its second year as a national program, CyberPatriot is an AFA initiative to create the National High School Cyber Defense Competition. It combines online education and preliminary competition rounds delivered over […] More

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    Government Seeks Technology 'Geeks' Through Cyber Challenge

    The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) announced  a new initiative entitled the U.S. Cyber Security Challenge. With participation from the U.S. Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center, the Air Force Association and the SANS Institute, 10,000 tech-savvy high school and college students will compete through a variety of exercises, including live competitions, that challenge their cyber defense skills […] More

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