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Midwest teams prepare for Qualifying State CCDC

For the 2017 competition season, a record number of Midwest teams are anticipated. Over forty teams are expected to engage in a qualifying state CCDC event. 

The schedule for qualification State CCDC is as follows:
February 4, 2017 Minnesota & Kentucky
February 11, 2017 Indiana, Ohio, and Wisconsin
February 18, 2017 Illinois, Missouri, and Iowa
February 25, 2017 Michigan
An exiciting feature of the Midwest CCDC season for 2017 is the Wildcard CCDC scheduled for March 4, 2017.  All second place teams in their respective state qualification CCDC will have opportunity to compete.  Top winners of this event will be eligible to move on the the Erich J. Spenger Midwest Regional CCDC, March 17-18, 2017.
CSSIA assists students in preparing for these events by offering access to various remotely accessible stadia, powered by NETLAB+, to practice in a competitive environment. Applicants are also offered opportunity to access Security + labs specifically designed to train student in skills required to successfully compete in the CCDC. The labs may be procured at

www.cssia.org/cssia-resources.cfm

Just click on CompTIA Security+ Lab Set. A login is required which may be acquired at no cost.

See the Registration page for more information and how to register.


Read more about the Midwest CCDC

Two-year and four-year colleges and universities are putting together their top tech-savvy students to form teams to compete. These teams will build and defend their mock production business infrastructure from professional “hackers” who are given the challenge to take each team’s production systems offline and breach their security.   While the teams work hard to fend off “hackers,” the competition judging staff will deploy network enhancement and upgrade challenges to teams, judging team’s performance, scoring and supporting the overall event.

Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Missouri and Wisconsin are buzzing with MWCCDC excitement as applications are rolling in.  These competitions are experiences your students can build from in their career development.  No previous competition experience is needed. 

   

There are many ways to get involved or support the CCDC efforts in your state or regionally.  All Contacts that support the CCDC  welcome your communication and input to the process.  They will also do their best to answer any questions you may have.  To learn more about the Midwest CCDC or to become a sponsor, contact Dr. David Durkee, Director of Competition Operations at ddurkee14@att.net or (440) 488-0331.  For CSSIA or Virtualization Laboratory related questions contact John Sands at sands@morainevalley.edu at (708) 974-5426.  A full list of contacts is located here.

 


Injects and Scoring

Illinois CCDC
Indiana CCDC
Iowa CCDC
Kentucky CCDC
Michigan CCDC
Ohio CCDC
Minnesota CCDC
Missouri CCDC
Wisconsin CCDC

The CSSIA Virtualization Data Center (CVDC) powers the State and Regional CCDC Competition Stadiums and various learning laboratories. This state of the art environment uses the latest technologies. Here is the research and development rack that prototypes the competition environment.