Left to Right: Jessa Gramenz, Mike Mulford, Zach Scanlon, Cameron Davis, Trenton Taylor, Quinten Bowen, Sydney Cole, Curtis McRoy, Karandeep Bedi, Dijon Williams, James Smith
Not Pictured: Mark Rogers- Head Coach, Kylee Williams- Assistant Coach, David McClurg
The Logan Defenders is a team of John A. Logan College students that specialize in various aspects of network security and compete in National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competitions with other regional colleges. Each member plays a crucial role in the competition, defending a virtual network against an expert team of hackers. Various members focus on Linux and Windows Servers as well as industry standard Firewalls such as Palo Alto and Cisco. The team leader(s) play the biggest role, organizing the incoming injects and managing the team assignments so each inject is completed on time. The Logan Defenders have recently competed in the Midwest CCDC Invitational and placed 1st! For more information visit the Scheduling page. More information about the 2017 team members is available under the Roster tab and will be updated once all members have been selected. Currently the Logan Defenders are preparing their 2017 team for upcoming competition, more information about the 2017 CCDC can be found under the Schedule tab.
The mission of the Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) system is to provide institutions with an information assurance or computer security curriculum a controlled, competitive environment to assess their student's depth of understanding and operational competency in managing the challenges inherent in protecting a corporate network infrastructure and business information systems.