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Cyber Security Threats Discussed at InfraGard Meeting

InfraGard-robotOver 100 people packed Fountainhead College of Technology's Auditorium to learn about cyber security threats to the region and nation during Knoxville's bi-monthly InfraGard meeting on February 10, 2011. FBI Special Agent Brent Watkins led InfraGard members and the public in a discussion of recent cyber threats to the nation's critical cyber infrastructure, stating that these daily intrusions are America's most serious economic and national security challenge. Watkins noted a growing gap in this country's trained network security and digital forensics experts, especially as other countries such as China and India are ramping up their training of computer professionals.


Cybersecurity Defense Team to Battle Regional Collegiate IT Teams


From March 8-10, eight Fountainhead College students will show their IT prowess and compete against collegiate IT teams from throughout the region in the 2011 Southeastern Collegiate Cyber Security Defense Competition in Kennesaw Georgia. Teams will be judged on their ability to detect and respond to outside, malicious threats to an existing commercial network and will score points by protecting mail and web servers, responding to business requests, and balancing security needs against business needs.


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