News & Events

July 08, 2024
Congratulations to Professor and director of the UMass Cybersecurity Institute Brian Levine, who was appointed Distinguished Professor following approval by the UMass Board of Trustees for his contributions to research, leadership, teaching, and... more
June 25, 2024
Expanding the cybersecurity ecosystem through graduate and undergraduate education is core to the institute's mission.
June 18, 2024
Max Sonderegger was one of eight graduating seniors chosen by the UMass Amherst Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) Undergraduate Awards Committee to receive its 2024 Outstanding Undergraduate Achievement Award, the college's... more
March 31, 2024
The Cybersecurity Institute continued its unique on-campus paid internship program in cooperation with the Digital Evidence Lab of the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General (AGO) and the Northeastern District Attorney's Office (NWDAO). This... more
March 20, 2024
Dean Laura Haas and Professor Brian Levine, director of the UMass Amherst Cybersecurity Institute, hosted Massachusetts Attorney General Andrea Campbell for a discussion and tour of the Digital Evidence Lab. A partnership between the Cybersecurity... more
January 31, 2024
Amir Houmansadr, associate professor in the Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences, has just received his third award for his investigation into Internet privacy and security for his co-authored USENIX Security 2023 paper, "How the... more
October 18, 2023
The Cybersecurity Institute held its first Hackathon on Friday, October 13th, in CS 150/151. The hackathon's primary focus was on understanding what tools could help make mobile apps safe by design. The event's goal was to make progress in building... more
August 25, 2023
The Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences has hired three new security faculty. Pubali Datta, Assistant Professor Security, Started Fall 2023
August 15, 2023
The New York Times recently published an article about Professor Brian Levine's research on identifing risky apps. He and a team of researchers have built a searchable website called the App Danger Project, which provides clear guidance on the... more
July 26, 2023
A team of ECE faculty, Profs. Burleson, Xia, Goeckel and Lorenzo have started a new research project funded by the Army Research Lab on Cognitive Distributed Sensing in Congested Radio Frequency Environments. The work involves new algorithms,... more