The CCD has established a very high success rate (both CA and NM) in energizing, training, and hiring information technology researchers and operational experts.  The CCD has provided Sandia with technical strength and outstanding new hires in the area of information security. Student experiences and university collaborations with the CCD have created a reputation on college campuses of Sandia as a leader in cyber security. Interactions between the diverse group of students in the CCD has cultivated multiple fresh ideas on how to deal with a very complex set of problems.