Announcing Winners of CTF 12

MAGIC’s 12th Capture The Flag (CTF) event took place this past Saturday, April 30. The beginner-level, international cybersecurity competition has historically drawn high school and college students from mostly the U.S. and Estonia, along with other countries, but this recent event became a distinct rivalry between students in those two nations. “The top 5 teams…

MAGIC Announces Fiscal Sponsorship of Innovators of Progress

MAGIC Announces Fiscal Sponsorship of Innovators of Progress   MAGIC is pleased to announce its fiscal sponsorship of Innovators of Progress, a Maryland-based entrepreneurship program for full-time vocational, undergraduate, and graduate students. The fiscal sponsorship agreement between the two organizations allows Innovators of Progress to raise funds for their pre-accelerator program under MAGIC’s 501(c)3 status.…

MAGIC Is Awarded Rural Maryland Council Grant

MAGIC is pleased to announce that they are recipients of a Rural Maryland Council Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund (MAERDAF) grant of $15,414.00. This funding will be used to offer MAGIC’s cybersecurity workforce development initiatives to rural students across the state. The purpose of the MAERDAF program is to overcome barriers to…

Announcing Winners Of CTF 11!

The Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory (MAGIC) is pleased to announce the success of their 11th Capture The Flag (CTF) event that took place this past Saturday, October 23rd. MAGIC’s CTF events are among the largest beginner-level cybersecurity events of their kind. “It’s very satisfying to see so many students from different countries and backgrounds come…

Healthy Gaming Festival Coming To Maryland

WESTMINSTER, MD – August 27th, 2021 – The Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory (MAGIC), in partnership with Tables and Towers and Save Point, is organizing the first annual Good Game Fest from Friday, September 24th through Sunday, September 26th at TownMall of Westminster and will feature events and activities for the whole family, including a free-play…

MAGIC CTF-X Winners

The Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory (MAGIC) is pleased to announce the success of their 10th Capture The Flag (CTF) event that took place this past Saturday, April 24th. This was MAGIC’s largest virtual CTF to date with participation from the US, Estonia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina. MAGIC’s bi-annual CTF event remains one of the largest CTFs worldwide…

DaVida Anderson, Ph.D

Dr. DaVida Anderson Joins MAGIC’s Board of Directors

WESTMINSTER, MD – April 5th, 2021 – The Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory (MAGIC) is pleased to announce that Dr. DaVida Anderson, Ph.D., Director of Student Care, and Integrity at Carroll Community College, has joined their Board of Directors. “Dr. Anderson has all of the expertise that MAGIC needs to improve our ability to serve the…

Hackathon 2021 Winners!

We wrapped up this year’s Hackathon on Sunday! Even though we had to switch to a virtual format this year, we still had 12 fantastic presentations and had over 50 students sign up. We would like to thank our students, mentors, volunteers, and judges for helping make this year’s Hackathon a success! Here are this…