Capture the Flag 007

Mark you Calendars Capture the Flag 007 Cybersecurity competition is set for Saturday, April 13, 2019. Capture the Flag is an entry-level cybersecurity competition for high school and college aged students wanting to gain introductory experience  into cybersecurity.  Check out our CTF for Parents and Students to get additional information on the world of cybersecurity. […]

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Celebrating America History Expo @ National History Day

Mark Your Calendars Using Augmented Reality to Discover Local History MAGIC will be partnering with Carroll County Public Library and Union Mills Homestead at the 2019 Celebrating America History Expo at National History Day to showcase our MainStAR Augmented Reality project. The Main Street AR (MStAR) history project is bringing the history of Westminster to […]

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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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Hacking for Good – Capture the Flag 006 Cybersecurity Competition

MAGIC recently held its sixth Capture the Flag competition. Capture the Flag is an “ethical hacking” competition that teaches students about cybersecurity in an engaging and interesting way. Instead of studying the often confusing and abstract ins and outs of computer science, the event acts as a way to get students interested and excited about […]

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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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