TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2016 â Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will help kick off theÂ National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition championship on April 22, which will feature the top 10 cyber defenseÂ teams from variousÂ U.S. universities, GovCon Executive reported Friday.
The University of Texas’Â Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security in San Antonio said FridayÂ theÂ University of Alaska Anchorage, Â Liberty University, Â DePaul University, Â Northeastern University, Â Dakota State University, ColumbiaÂ Basin College, Â Brigham Young University, Â University of Central Florida, Â University of Tulsa andÂ Cal Poly Pomona teams will compete in the finals.
“These students, battle-tested through real-world scenarios, are our future cyber defenders and will be on the front lines defeating the evolving threats to our connected world, ” saidÂ Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business and an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2016.
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