If lawmakers or staff notice that an intended vote position was incorrect or cannot access the system, a backup process would need to be available, said Avi Rubin, professor and technical director at the the Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute. Read more at Roll Call.
Smart homes of today—with lights, refrigerators, and Alexa all talking to each other—aren’t nearly as smart as they need to be to thwart virtual burglars from breaking in. To address the massive security threat to interconnected devices known as the Internet of Things, or IoT, Johns Hopkins University and six other institutions are embarking […]
Ashutosh Dutta, a senior scientist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, on his appointment as chair of Engineering for Professionals’ Electrical and Computer Engineering program, effective July 1. This program prepares students to develop systems for computation, communications, information transformation, power generation and transmission, and measurement and control. A highly accomplished electrical engineer […]
Phishing scammers, beware! Information Security Institute’s graduate student fall course, Cybersecurity Hygiene & Literacy in a Digital Age, will expose all your online conning tactics. For Karol Pierre, the course instructor, it’s personal. While finishing up her typical day of classes during her sophomore year at Villanova University, she called her parents, presumably home in […]
Viruses, such as the one that causes COVID-19, spread quickly through large cities because of a complex web of interactions between people taking place in a densely populated area. But how viruses move from person to person in smaller, rural communities is less well understood, resulting in public health and economic decisions that are […]