NSA gives military students lesson in cyberdefense

Tuesday, 1 May 2007, 3:30 AM EST

Deep within the bowels of a Lockheed Martin building in Hanover, Md., a group of trained security experts do their best to penetrate the networks of five military academies. And they donít mind being mocked.

Which is exactly what the Air Force Academy is doing at the moment. The network administrators have posted a taunting Web page from academy cadets: a photo of a crying baby along with a caption that accuses their attackers of being no more than script kiddies, an insult of no little weight to security professionals.

At GCN.

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