News: JHUISI Newsletter

Johns Hopkins Researchers and OnBoard Security Team Up to Protect Drones

February 23, 2018

Graduate students at the Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute (JHUISI) teamed up with OnBoard Security, a company that develops products for vehicle communication security, to develop a system to protect safety-related messages transmitted between two unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV’s), often called “drones.”  This collaboration succeeded at implementing a secured type of Sense and Avoid […]

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The Future of Blockchain

September 14, 2017

Nine years ago this October, a mysterious figure named Satoshi Nakamoto published a white paper entitiled “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System” on a cryptography mailing list. The subsequent years have made for an electrifying ride. Once valued at a rate of 10,000 Bitcoins for a pizza, this September the price of Bitcoin reached a […]

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4th Annual Cyber Security Conference for Executives is approaching

September 5, 2017

Computer breaches seem to be increasing in frequency and severity around the world, causing the leadership of organizations large and small to assess whether they’re doing enough to protect their data. At the 4th Annual Cyber Security Conference for Executives, hosted by COMPASS Cyber Security and the Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute, leading-edge presenters […]

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Centers for Academic Excellence Partners with JHUISI to Provide Educational Opportunities for Local Community College Students

September 5, 2017

The Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute (JHUISI) was recently awarded a grant from the Centers for Academic Excellence (CAE). The grant funds JHUISI to develop a distributable course to introduce community college students to topics at the forefront of cybersecurity research.  “There is a real shortage of people to fill the cybersecurity positions in […]

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JHUISI Capstones at a Glance

February 9, 2017

Conducting research is the signature of the Master of Science in Security Informatics (MSSI) program experience at Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute (JHUISI). Students present their research as capstone projects. Students pursue independent research on a question or problem of their choice, engage with the scholarly debates in the relevant disciplines, and – with […]

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JHUISI Offers Cybersecurity Courses at Local Community College

February 9, 2017

In August 2015, Johns Hopkins University (JHUISI) launched its academic program partnership with Hagerstown Community College (HCC) in Hagerstown, Maryland. During the fall semester, JHUISI delivered a series of seminar lectures on selected topics in cybersecurity.  This is the second year that JHUISI has partnered with HCC. “We’re very pleased with our partnership with HCC.  […]

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ZeroCash System Solves Bitcoin Privacy Issue

February 9, 2017

In 2009, an anonymous software developer named Satoshi Nakamoto developed Bitcoin. Run by a network of volunteer computers, Bitcoin has seen explosive growth over the past seven years: going from pennies to nearly $1,000 per coin in the fall of 2016. Yet for all its success, Bitcoin has a key limitation: payments made on the […]

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