What happened to Pryaxis Jump?
- It served its purpose in my life. I helped teach a lot of students a lot of information security principles.
- It made enough money to make supporting it a problem, but not enough to make supporting it worthwhile. It was a serious platform for a few key users, but not serious enough that I could justify continuing to offer support.
- It was built for a very segmented market. The cross section of high domain knowledge with high security knowledge was too small to enable a viable long term market to help #2.
I think CyberPatriot is a great operation, and I think it does a lot to encourage STEM at an early age. I think it does a reasonable job at teaching information security principles to students. I don’t think it’s accurate in the real world in a lot of ways, but it’s a great exercise. Jump served a role, but with more accessible score engines, its role is less
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