UH West Oʻahu team takes second in national cyber security competition

Posted on Dec 10, 2017 in News

University of Hawaiʻi-West Oʻahu – A team of University of Hawaiʻi-West Oʻahu cyber security students placed first in their bracket in the Fall 2017 National Cyber League Season, helping to propel it to an overall second place out of 184 teams nationally.

The 10-student team faced off against other teams from across the United States, including those consisting of not only undergraduate students, but graduate students, and cyber security professionals. A second UH West Oʻahu team also finished 25th overall nationally.

“Our UHWO students never cease to amaze me, not only in terms of their technical expertise, but their dedication and work ethic that make them the best in the nation,” said Dr. Matthew A. Chapman, UH West Oʻahu associate professor of information technology and cybersecurity.

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