The University of Maryland University College cyber security competition team is a powerful force, dominating in cyber security games around the world. The team, the UMUC Cyber Padawans, is composed of students, alumni, and faculty, and team members study in a variety of cyber security and IT programs at UMUC. UMUC's cyber security degrees and certificates ready our cyber team for battle. Our programs are delivered by experienced faculty and designed by industry experts. To prepare for competitions, students detect and combat cyber attacks in the university's Virtual Security Lab and work through case studies in an online classroom.
Cyber Padawans Win NCAC Silver Award
The UMUC Cyber Padawans earned a Silver Award for their entry in the 2016 National Cyber Analyst Challenge (NCAC), qualifying to compete in the finals for a $25,000 award.