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Sypris And Partners Host Cyber Capture The Flag Event

Sypris Electronics, LLC, a subsidiary of Sypris Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq/NM: SYPR), announced it just finished hosting a nation-wide cyber security challenge event at its Tampa, Florida Cyber Collaboration Center, in conjunction with its cyber education partners: Career Technical Education Foundation, Inc. (CTEF), The MITRE Corporation, and (ISC)². The Capture the Flag (CTF) competition, held July 19-20, offered high school and college students from across the United States the opportunity to learn and compete against their peers in this virtual cyber war game.

A “Capture the Flag” (CTF) event is a cyber security challenge in which players attack the targeted systems of their competitors in order to steal files (flags) as well as defend and detect attacks to their systems. The winning team received a complimentary registration into the 2011 DEFCON cyber challenge, which is one of the largest hacking and cyber security conferences in the world.

This CTF event is part of MITRE’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) outreach program. MITRE has partnered with CTEF and Sypris to host the cyber challenge and bring the event to fruition. The two-day event consisted of daily 10-hour sessions in which students continuously performed offensive and defensive tactics.

The event also drew the attention of several distinguished visitors to the Tampa, Florida Cyber Collaboration Center, including: local and state educational leaders, university presidents and their distinguished faculty, as well as Tampa community leaders from industry and not-for-profit institutions.

“Sypris, CTEF, MITRE, and (ISC)² are committed to providing cyber security training in best practices to our educational and business communities,” stated John Walsh, President of Sypris Electronics. “This Capture the Flag challenge is one of the many training events we will be hosting in our new Cyber Collaboration Center. Events like this are a key component of our new Trusted Analytics and Analysis (TA 2) offering, which is the cyber security training component of our Cyber Defense and Network Assurance (Cyber DNA) portfolio of cyber security solutions.”

Sypris Electronics is a world-class, integrated systems solutions provider. Our ruggedized electronic products, advanced engineering services and complete electronic manufacturing capabilities are aligned to provide our customers the best people, practices and technologies to continually exceed expectations. We consistently promote an agile, innovative culture by strategically partnering with leading-edge technology companies, agencies and universities. With over 45 years of experience, Sypris Electronics is proud to develop, manufacture and integrate leading technologies into mission critical electronics systems that secure the interests of our global partners. Visit www.sypriselectronics.com for additional company information.

Career Technical Education Foundation, Inc., (CTEF), is a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) educational foundation created to work with and influence local educational systems through community and industry partnerships. CTEF is recognized in Florida and nationally as a leader in building collaborative and supportive relationships between education and business and industry. Visit www.careertechedfoundation.org for additional information.

The MITRE Corporation ( www.mitre.org) is a not-for-profit organization that provides systems engineering, research and development, and information technology support to the government. It operates federally funded research and development centers for the Department of Defense, the Federal Aviation Administration, the Internal Revenue Service and Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, with principal locations in Bedford, Mass., and McLean, Va.

(ISC)² is the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information security professionals worldwide, with more than 80,000 members in more than 135 countries. Globally recognized as the Gold Standard, (ISC)² issues the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP ®) and related concentrations, as well as the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP ®), Certified Authorization Professional (CAP ®), and Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP ®) credentials to qualifying candidates. (ISC)²’s certifications are among the first information technology credentials to meet the stringent requirements of ANSI/ISO/IEC Standard 17024, a global benchmark for assessing and certifying personnel. (ISC)² also offers education programs and services based on its CBK ®, a compendium of information security topics. More information is available at www.isc2.org.



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