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April 08, 2020
 On Monday, April 6th, Professor and Director of Cybersecurity Institute Brian Levine joined Arun Rath of WGBH on the air to discuss security and tips for videoconferencing. They addressed child safety, industrial espionage, "Zoom bombing," and how... more
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March 11, 2020
The UMass team is current competing in the 2020 embedded Capture The Flag competition that is organized by MITRE. Contact Prof. Wayne Burleson for information.
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March 11, 2020
Hack@DAC, co-organized by Dan Holcomb, is an annual competition in which teams compete to find security vulnerabilities in bug-infested SoCs. Last year's competition had over 40 teams in the preliminary round and 12 in the final round. More... more
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February 28, 2020
Congratulations to CICS Senior Software Engineer Brian Lynn on receiving the Outstanding Staff Award! Lynn was honored for his work developing tools to assist law enforcement in combating the exploitation of children. The tools are used nationwide,... more
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February 03, 2020
CICS welcomed George Bissias as a Research Assistant Professor
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January 25, 2020
In the spring 2020, four MITRE Corp. experts will be teaching a new 500-level course, COMPSCI 590J Cyber Effects: Reverse Engineering, Exploit Analysis, and Capability Development.  This course that will cover topics related to cyber security and... more
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January 25, 2020
This course is a group-based, guided independent study taught by Jagath Jai Kumar (Research Fellow) and  Professor Brian Levine. The course goal is to build practical machine learning models to be used by professionals dedicated to rescuing children... more
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October 10, 2019
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and the Cybersecurity Institute will host four guest speakers this October from government, industry, and higher education to promote cybersecurity awareness.
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October 01, 2019
Professor Amir Houmansadr received a two-year $600,000 DARPA Grant to investigate the privacy of messaging applications. 
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September 19, 2019
The "Stamatis Vassiliadis" Best Paper Award at FPL 2019 conference was awarded to George Provelengios, Daniel Holcomb, and Russell Tessier for their paper entitled: "Characterizing Power Distribution Attacks in Multi-User FPGA Environments"

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