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March 28, 2018
Brian Levine recently spoke at Satoshi's Vision Conference which was held in Toyko, Japan on March 23 -25, 2018. The conference brought together developers, researchers, businesses, and Bitcoin Cash and other cryptocurrency enthusiasts from around... more
December 21, 2017
I. Koren, Keynote Address, "Detecting and counteracting benign faults and malicious attacks in cyber physical systems,"  RESCUE 2017 - Workshop on Reliability, Security and Quality, ETS 2017, May 2017.
December 21, 2017
UMass team 'Snorlax' - advised by Assistant Professor Daniel Holcomb of ECE Department, receives "Iron Flag Winner" award in 2017 collegiate embedded capture-the-flag (eCTF) competition organized by Mitre Cyber Academy: more
December 21, 2017
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November 06, 2017
 Brian N. Levine, computer science and founder of the UMass Cybersecurity Institute, spoke to the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce recently about cybersecurity for small organizations and businesses. He says cybersecurity is difficult and "It's... more
September 14, 2017
Phillipa Gill, assistant professor of computer science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been named one of MIT Technology Review's "Innovators Under 35" for her groundbreaking work on Internet censorship and network security.
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April 21, 2017
CICS professors David Jensen and Brian Levine and alumni John Burgess and Brian Gallagher will receive a 2017 IEEE INFOCOM Test of Time Paper Award for their 2006 paper, "MaxProp: Routing for Vehicle-Based Disruption-Tolerant Networks."
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April 05, 2017
CICS assistant professor Yuriy Brun and collaborators have been recognized with a Best Paper Award for their paper, Continuous Analysis of Collaborative Design, at the IEEE International Conference on Software Architecture (ICSA 2017) in Gothenburg... more
June 10, 2016
The MassMutual Foundation, Inc.--a dedicated corporate foundation established by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual)--today announced it is providing the University of Massachusetts Amherst $3 million over 10 years to further... more
March 08, 2016
Internet security expert Amir Houmansadr at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently received a five-year, $581,458 CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation to combat Internet censorship by analyzing current censor-circumvention... more