Three-Peat: UCF’s Cyberdefense Team Wins 3rd Straight National Championship

Three-Peat: UCF’s Cyberdefense Team Wins 3rd Straight National Championship

What does the University of Central Florida’s star cyberdefense team have in common with the New York Yankees, Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls? They’ve all racked up three consecutive national championships. The student Collegiate Cyber Defense Club @ UCF locked up an unprecedented three-peat victory on Sunday at the 2016 National Collegiate Cyber Defense […]

UCF Students Win $25,500 at Cybersecurity Competition

UCF’s teams of student cybersecurity experts cleaned up at another cyber competition recently, bringing home more than $25,000 in prize money and besting Ivy Leaguers from Yale and Brown universities, the Air Force Academy and others. The students competed at CyberSEED, a cybersecurity conference hosted by the University of Connecticut. It included three separate team […]

UCF's Cyberdefense Champs Tour White House, Hobnob with Security Officials

UCF’s student cyberdefense warriors hit the nation’s halls of power last week, with VIP tours of the White House and the U.S. Capitol and meetings with top cybersecurity officials. The trip was one of the rewards for members of the Collegiate Cyber Defense Club @ UCF who competed in the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition […]

UCF Cyber Defense Team Claims 2nd Victory in National Competition

The University of Central Florida’s cyber-defense team successfully defended its status as top dog over the weekend, winning the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition for the second year in a row. The Collegiate Cyber Defense Club @ UCF – also known as Hack@UCF – bested nine other teams to win the competition in San Antonio […]


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This UCF-Designed Tech is Amazing

A team of UCF scientists has developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading. The novel method from the University of Central Florida’s NanoScience Technology Center could eventually revolutionize technology as varied as mobile phones and electric vehicles. “If they were to replace the batteries with these supercapacitors, you could charge your mobile phone in a few seconds and you wouldn’t need to charge it again for over a week,” said Nitin Choudhary, a postdoctoral associate who conducted much of the research.