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 […]
Matthew Green, associate professor of computer science and member of the Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute, offers insight.
Dahbura’s “dabbling” in the world of baseball scheduling is, literally, a whole other story. Via his role as executive director of Johns Hopkins University’s Information Security Institute, Dahbura works with students and faculty in the applied math and statistics department to create computer-generated optimized schedules for a variety of Minor League Baseball circuits. Read […]
Avi Rubin, Information Security Institute’s Technical Director, gives opinion on Baltimore ransomware’s latest developments. This year, Baltimore was hit with a sophisticated, nasty ransomware attack. The incident crippled much of the city’s IT infrastructure and brought such things as utility bill payments and real estate transactions to a halt. The outage lasted months and estimates […]