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Cybersecurity students featured on UW360

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Hackers are getting smarter all the time and students need more than classroom lectures to prepare for careers in information assurance. iSchool Research Associate Professor Barbara Endicott-Popovsky started the Pacific Rim Collegiate Cyberscurity Defense Competition six years ago to help her students put their learning into practice. Student teams from all over the northwest engage in simulated attacks to an organization's computer infrastructure. In this video segment from the January edition of UW360, the magazine-style TV show that profiles people, programs and community connections that define the University of Washington, you see the students in action and hear how this will help them in their future careers.

View the video.