Three UCF cybersecurity enthusiasts won UCF’s 2024 Joust New Venture Competition on Thursday and earned $12,000 to grow their company, an immersive information security simulator that puts teams in realistic cyber warfare scenarios.

Computer science majors Harrison Keating and Noah Magill, and cybersecurity master’s student Joshua Walsworth won against three other teams in the Shark Tank-style competition at The Celeste Hotel. With a mission to help user defend against cyber threats and safeguard companies from being the next victim their venture, CyberColosseum Solutions, is the first software company to win since 2015.

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