A new study shows cybsecurity jobs are booming, and Maryland is among the nation's fastest growing regions in the field.
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Wednesday, December 26, 2012
For the second year in a row, AACC's team took top honors at the DC3 digital forensics challenge.
Marcelle Lee, of Severna Park, was one of two Anne Arundel Community College students to take top honors in this year's The Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center's (DC3) Digital Forensics Challenge. AACC beat out all other community colleges in the international competition and placed 23rd overall. Patch caught up with Lee to talk about DC3, and what started her down this path. Patch: Do you have a hard time explaining these competitions to friends/family? Marcelle Lee: I didn't have a hard time explaining the competition, at least for some of the challenges. Most people in my circle can understand examining browser history or email headers. Some of the challenges were a little harder to explain. I'm sure my husband is tired of …
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Arnold resident awarded the first-ever scholarship in cybersecurity from UMUC.
It was just a few years ago when Arnold resident Christopher Crabtree was a successful mortgage broker enjoying the real estate boom. After the crash in the late 2000s, Crabtree, a married father of three, decided to take his life in an entirely new direction. Crabtree was the recent recipient of the very first cybersecurity scholarship from the University of Maryland University College. The career decision was not a total surprise. Crabtree’s father worked for the National Security Agency and Crabtree had always been very capable in when it came to using and understanding technology. With the new cybersecurity program offered at nearby Anne Arundel Community College, Crabtree decided, with the support of his wife, to pursue a new path to …