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MSOE Wins Wisconsin Cybersecurity Competition for 3rd Straight Year

The MSOE Cyber Raiders Organization for Networking (CRON) team has won the Wisconsin Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) for the third straight year.  MSOE defeated teams from Madison Area Technical College, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Gateway Technical College, Waukesha County Technical College and UW-LaCrosse in a day-long competition held Saturday, March 12, 2016.  The team will advance to the Regional CCDC competition to be held in Chicago on April 1-2, 2016.  It will be the fourth consecutive year that MSOE will represent the state of Wisconsin in the Midwest Regional CCDC event.

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The team members are (from left) Damien Spencer (IB), Carl Saffron (MIS), Steve Schindler (MIS grad.), Matt Mahnke (SE), Zachary Bartmer (CE), Erick Darrington (MIS), Thomas Hill (MIS, team captain), Hans Woehlck (MIS grad.) and Nathan Stachowiak (MIS). Alumnus Nick Gorden (MIS, 2014) served as the event site judge. Dr. Jeffrey Blessing (MIS Pgm. Dir.) is the faculty advisor and coach.

Women in IT at GE

GE Healthcare is holding an event for college/university women in Information Technology (IT) at their Wauwatosa, WI campus.  The event is associated with the national “Girls Get Tech” effort and will be held Tue. Apr. 12, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 4:30 pm.  See below for more info. Complete the registration form at https://goo.gl/nOP90T

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Technobabble

Have you been in a meeting like this…?
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…and sometimes the journey leads us in circles.