MSU student takes home second place at National Cyber Cup

Mississippi State University Junior, Pranay Marella, 19, was a member of a four-person team from the North Dakota State University that took second place in the National Cyber Cup Student Cybersecurity Competition.

Posted: Jun 8, 2019 5:32 PM
Updated: Jun 10, 2019 9:27 AM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Mississippi State University Junior, Pranay Marella, 19, was a member of a four-person team from the North Dakota State University that took second place in the National Cyber Cup Student Cybersecurity Competition.

The team members worked together to solve the competition’s cyber challenges.

The team had to select the questions they wanted to answer, divide up the work among team members, and solve and submit the problems in a very short amount of time.

The competition, held as part of the National Cyber Summit in Huntsville, Alabama, brought together student competitors from all over the country.

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