Updated: 03/09/2014 7:04 PM
Created: 03/09/2014 6:57 PM KSTP.com
By: Nick Winkler
Some of the best IT professionals in the area will gather at Inver Hills Community College for a cybersecurity competition that'll test their expertise.
The participants were selected after performing extremely well during an online tutorial.
The IT professionals who are participating get a chance to upgrade their skills and also serve as examples to others considering a career in IT.
Right now, Cyber Aces, which aims to fill a critical shortage in skilled cybersecurity professionals, says attracting people to the profession is crucial if organizations are going to remain a step ahead of hackers.