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Good bye parties for Ashley Burt (CIO) and Frank Abney (Director of Enterprise Applications). Also present were Dr. John Duff (the previous director of ITS), and Fathima Shahul (Software Specialist).
October 9, 2023

Winner’s Circle – 2023 Hacker of the Year

I am excited to announce that our student Hacking Challenge has been solved.  Levi Keyton has claimed the title of Hacker of the Year in our 4th annual contest.  Levi solved our challenge in just under two days, bettering last year's six. Extreme Networks, Howard Education, and PCS sponsored the event give-aways…
October 5, 2023

2023 Cybersecurity Challenge – Clue #3

What up haxx0rz As we go further into the challenge’s den: If you consulted the hacker hotline in Brown Hall and followed its instructions, you likely came across the delicious phishing page. On that page, there’s a random shuffle of e-mails, one of them a wolf in sheep's clothing. Just like real…
October 5, 2023

2023 Cybersecurity Challenge – Clue #2

Sup again haxxorzHere's the second clue - a boring picture of a phone located in Brown Hall. But if you pick it up, a wise voice will guide you to the next step.Onwards!
October 4, 2023

2023 Cybersecurity Challenge – Clue #1

Good morning haxx0rzHope you’ve been having fun going through this year’s official cybersecurity challenge (…I made sure to throw in plenty of cats because they’re essential.Here’s the official clue #1!!You’ll notice on the bottom of the welcome page it says:    Here's a riddle, pretend Smeagol is telling it to…
October 4, 2023

Fourth Annual Capture the Flag “Hacker” Challenge

ITS invites all students to test your skills in the third annual Capture the Flag “Hacker” Challenge.   The winner will also have their name placed on the cherished Eckerd Hacker of the Year trophy that sits outside of the ITS front desk as well as prizes provided by ITS…
October 2, 2023