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Niwot students compete in NYC cybersecurity event


December 4, 2019

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Caitlyn Fong, Davita Bird, and Julia Curd worked through a series of difficult cyber security challenges at the 16th annual Cyber Security Awareness Week competition, held Nov. 6-9 in New York City.

The honors just keep coming for Niwot students and budding infosec experts Davita Bird, Julia Curd, and Caitlyn Fong. Last month, the trio was one of two all-girls teams invited to compete in the 16th annual Cyber Security Awareness Week competition, the largest student-run contest of its kind.

"It was awesome to be one of the two girls teams," Curd said of the three-day event, which was held at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering in Brooklyn, from Nov. 6-9. "We actually ended up making friends with the other team, and they were super awesome."

The competition featured 180 teams from arou...

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