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MSSI student and team takes seventh place at DEF CON 2023

August 25, 2023

A student in the Information Security Institute’s Master of Science in Security Informatics program was a member of a team that placed seventh at this year’s DEF CON hacking convention. DEFCON, held earlier this month in Las Vegas, brings together some of the world’s top cybersecurity students, researchers, and professionals, is often considered the “Olympics […]

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Hacking Humans one of eight podcasts recommended for CIOs

July 20, 2023

The Cyber Security Tribe, an online community of cybersecurity professionals and resources, recently released a list of recommended podcasts that chief information security officers should add to their playlists. Hacking Humans, a weekly podcast co-hosted by Joe Carrigan and David Bittner, was one of the eight podcasts that made the list. Carrigan is a senior […]

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MSSI student Taylor Bradley recognized by National Center for Women & Information Technology

June 8, 2023

Taylor Bradley, a student in the Information Security Institute’s Master of Science in Security Informatics program, is an honorable mention recipient of the National Center for Women & Information Technology’s 2023 Aspirations in Computing Collegiate Award. The award recognizes undergraduate and graduate women, genderqueer, and non-binary students for their accomplishments in computing, including projects that […]

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JHU Information Security Institute hosts 9th Annual Cybersecurity Conference for Executives

May 9, 2023

Industry experts discussed current and emerging cybersecurity and privacy regulations, the future of cyber regulatory compliance, and how organizations can develop and enhance cyber and privacy programs at the 9th Annual Cybersecurity Conference for Executives. Since 2014, the Johns Hopkins Information Security Institute has partnered with consulting firm Ankura to provide targeted cybersecurity tips to […]

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Is TikTok stealing more than just your time?

January 5, 2023

Cybersecurity expert Anton Dahbura discusses growing concerns with the popular app, citing potential data theft as a risk to U.S. security Published Dec 21, 2022 More than 86 million Americans use the social media app TikTok to create, share, and view short videos, featuring everything from cute animals and influencer advice to comedy and dance performances. Though users […]

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How to spot ‘fake news’ online

December 7, 2022

Q+A with Cybersecurity expert Joe Carrigan, co-host of ‘Hacking Humans’ podcast, offering tips for verifying information online   Before the November midterm elections, Russia activated an army of misinformation-laden social media bots aimed at convincing voters in closely contested House of Representatives and Senate races that the U.S. should not support efforts by Ukraine to […]

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Expert opinion from Tony Dahbura

October 7, 2022

“For the foreseeable future, there will be a strong need, a growing need, for cybersecurity specialists. What we’ve seen so far is just the beginning.” Anton Dahbura, PhD, Executive Director, Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS 2022) expects the need for information security analysts to grow 35 percent between 2021 […]

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Information Security Institute awarded multi-million dollar cybersecurity grant

May 25, 2022

The National Science Foundation CyberCorps grant will aid in the development of a robust cybersecurity workforce. Cybersecurity efforts and infrastructures are paramount to protect the digital world from ever-growing cybersecurity threats.  Working to combat these threats and bolster national cybersecurity, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute (ISI) […]

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