Cambridge and Cambridge prepare for March cybersecurity hackathon

February 3, 2016

Come spring, an epic coding contest will pit tech heads in Cambridge, Mass., against their counterparts in Cambridge, England.

“Cambridge 2 Cambridge” is one of several ways that the US and UK hope to collaborate to build more secure information technology infrastructure. President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron announced the hackathon in January of last year during the British premier’s US visit.

On Tuesday, at a kickoff event at MIT attended by Martin Donnelly, the UK Permanent Secretary for the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, the organizers of Cambridge 2 Cambridge revealed new details about the event.

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