Author: Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory

Winners of MAGIC’s Seventh Capture the Flag Cybersecurity Competition

Adjutant General of Maryland, Major General Linda Singh gave opening remarks at MAGIC’s seventh Capture the Flag (CTF 007) Cybersecurity Competition held on Saturday, April 13, 2019, welcoming competitors from around the world, including Ecuador and Estonia. Over 100 students competed across 8 different locations including three international locations. A group of folk dancers from […]

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MAGIC’s 7th Capture the Flag Competition

Press Release MAGIC’s 7th Capture the Flag Cybersecurity Competition Contact Information: Amy Rupp For Immediate Release: 04/10/2019 Westminster- On Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 11am-4pm MAGIC will host its 7th Capture the Flag (CTF) competition. MAGIC’s CTF is an ethical hacking cybersecurity competition for entry-level participants students. No prior experience is required and the event […]

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CTC and MAGIC selected as finalist for Maryland Cybersecurity Awards

The Carroll Technology Council, Inc. (CTC) and the Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory (MAGIC) are honored to be selected by the Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc. (CAMI) as two of three finalists for its third annual Maryland Cybersecurity Awards Celebration. This celebration will highlight the best and brightest of Maryland’s cybersecurity industry. Finalists were selected by […]

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Another Successful Hackathon in the Books

The Carroll County Hackathon, held February 22nd through 24th, at McDaniel College was a great success for MAGIC.  We couldn’t have done it without the support of our sponsors, volunteers, judges, and participants! And so, I want to take the opportunity to share the story of the weekend with you. We entered the weekend with […]

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The Success of Capture the Flag

To quote Hannibal Smith, George Peppard’s character on the A-Team, I love it when a plan comes together. In this case, it’s the long lead-time for growing new tech talent and building an entrepreneurial ecosystem, the central mission of MAGIC, or the Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory. MAGIC divides time between three categories of activities: Tech […]

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It’s the Season of Giving

Everyone knows Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but don’t forget #GivingTuesday! As the year comes to a close, MAGIC would like to thank our partners, sponsors, and our MAGIC families for your continued participation and support of our efforts to promote technology and entrepreneurship in our community. MAGIC is dedicated to building a tech ecosystem […]

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Winners of MAGIC’s Sixth Capture the Flag

MAGIC is pleased to report that the sixth Capture the Flag (CTF 006) Cybersecurity Competition held on Saturday November 3, 2018 was a success and established several new milestones for the event.  For the first time ever, this event brought together students from around the world to compete! Almost 150 students competed across 11 different […]

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Westminster- On Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 from 11am-4pm MAGIC will host its sixth Capture the Flag (CTF) competition. This event is an ethical hacking cybersecurity competition for entry-level participants at the high school and college level. No prior experience is required and the event is free for participants. Registration will close at noon on Wednesday, […]

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MAGIC + Partners + Sponsors = Awesome Capture the Flag Competition

MAGIC is excited to Partner with Carroll County Public Library, System Source, and the Carroll Technology Council for our 6th Capture the Flag (CTF 006) cybersecurity competition on Saturday, November 3, 2018 The Carroll County Public Library is an integral part of MAGIC’s CTF competitions. The back-end technical expertise and volunteer hours provided by the […]

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MAGIC Healthy Smart Home Update

  The MAGIC Health Smart Home project has achieved several significant milestones over the past several months.  Continuous environmental data is streaming from all rooms in both Project houses, stored locally on a multi-terabyte hard drive, as well as stored in a cloud based data base.  In addition, sound level sensors are now sensing how quiet […]

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