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Cyber guardians test their skills

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July 30, 2011
Cyber Security, FedCyber Wire
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via Colombia Daily Tribune

They might not have looked the part, but the future guardians of some of your most sensitive online secrets were at the University of Missouri this week for a boot camp to help hone their skills.

They were the participants in the U.S. Cyber Challenge, a four-day boot camp held to help train the Internet security guards of tomorrow. The camp featured a “capture the flag” competition in which the object was to infiltrate a competitor’s computer system to steal files while working to defend their own.

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