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Recommended Citation: Carlin, A, D P Manson, and J Zhu.  Developing the Cyber Defenders of Tomorrow With Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competitions (CCDC)  In The Proceedings of the Information Systems Education Conference 2008, v 25 (Phoenix): §3542. ISSN: 1542-7382. (A later version appears in Information Systems Education Journal 8(14). ISSN: 1545-679X.)
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Developing the Cyber Defenders of Tomorrow With Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competitions (CCDC)

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Anna Carlin    [a1] [a2]
Computer Information Systems Department, College of Business Administration
California State Polytechnic University    [u1] [u2]
Pomona, California, USA    [c1] [c2]

Daniel P. Manson    [a1] [a2]
Computer Information Systems Department, College of Business Administration
California State Polytechnic University    [u1] [u2]
Pomona, California, USA    [c1] [c2]

Jake Zhu    [a1] [a2]
Information and Decision Sciences Department, College of Business and Public Administration
California State University    [u1] [u2]
San Bernardino, California, USA    [c1] [c2]

With the projected higher demand for Network Systems Analysts and increasing computer crime, network security specialists are an organizationís first line of defense. The principle function of this paper is to provide the evolution of Collegiate Cyber Defense Competitions (CCDC), event planning required, soliciting sponsors, recruiting personnel for the operations, red, white and blue teams. Information on one schoolís preparation will be provided with a review of what could have been improved to prepare their team for the competition.

Keywords: cyber defense, student competitions, security education, intrusion detection, security, network security

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