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 […]

Three-Peat: UCF Cyber Defense Team Wins Southeast Region for Third Straight Year

UCF’s cyber-warriors have done it again. Team members from the Collegiate Cyber Defense Club @ UCF took first place in the Southeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition held this week at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. It’s the third consecutive year that UCF’s team has come out on top in the Southeast region. The team will […]

UCF Cyber-Warriors to Fight Hackers in Competition at Microsoft HQ

Sixteen UCF students are headed to Microsoft headquarters this weekend to go head-to-head with their counterparts from across the country in a competition to find the best cyber-warriors. The students from the Collegiate Cyber Defense Club @ UCF will participate in “Build the Shield,” a national-level competition organized and hosted by Microsoft on its campus […]

Cyber Defense Team Takes First in Nation, Victory Photo Displayed in Times Square

The eight-member UCF team that started as a grassroots effort to educate the community about cyber attacks and how to defend against them was just named the best cyber defense team in the nation. The team placed first in the Raytheon National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition edging out the Rochester Institute of Technology, which placed […]

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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.