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ISI Students Win Third Place and Cash Prize in Cybersecurity Competition

November 1, 2018

The Information Security Institute’s graduate students won third prize and $2,500 at Raymond James’ annual Capture the Flag cybersecurity competition.  On Saturday, October 27, 2018, the financial organization hosted the event at its headquarters in St. Petersburg, Florida. Graduate students representing 12 universities from around the country competed in the all-day cybersecurity challenge. Student teams […]

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Yinzhi Cao Joins ISI Faculty

September 11, 2018

How can a self-driving car learn to avoid mistakes? How can researchers spot errors in a malware detection system before they cause problems? These are some of the questions new assistant professor Yinzhi Cao explores in his research. Cao comes to Johns Hopkins from Lehigh University, where he served as an assistant professor for the […]

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New podcast co-hosted by Hopkins expert explores cybersecurity, phishing, and ways people fall for online scams

August 23, 2018

Cybercriminals are continually thinking up new ways to manipulate online users into giving up their private information. Social engineering attacks, an increasingly common hacking technique, allows scammers to target vulnerable individuals through illicit and deceptive methods. Experts at the Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute have teamed up with the Cyberwire, a Baltimore-based cyber-security news […]

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ISI Promotes Cybersecurity Education in Liberal Arts Colleges

August 2, 2018

In late spring, the Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute (ISI) and College of Charleston hosted a two-and-a half-day workshop on cybersecurity education materials for liberal arts colleges. Thirty professors, undergraduates, and high school students convened on the College of Charleston campus in Charleston, South Carolina. Facilitated by two Master of Science in Security Informatics […]

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Apple to Close iPhone Security Hole That Law Enforcement Uses to Crack Devices, ISI’s Matthew Green, The New York Times

June 14, 2018

Apple is closing a technological loophole that let authorities hack into locked iPhones, infuriating law enforcement officials and reigniting a debate over security versus privacy. Matthew Green, assistant professor of computer science and member of the Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute, is quoted. Read more at The New York Times.

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