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Abhishek Jain receives NSF CAREER Award

February 6, 2020

Abhishek Jain, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, is a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Early CAREER Award, which recognizes early stage scholars with high levels of promise and excellence. Jain’s research concerns with all aspects of cryptography and related topics in theoretical computer science. His five-year CAREER Award will support his […]

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ISI’s Ashutosh Dutta named an IEEE Fellow

December 5, 2019

Ashutosh Dutta, senior wireless research scientist and Lawrence R. Hafstad Sabbatical Fellow at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and an adjunct faculty member at WSE’s Information Security Institute, has been named an IEEE Fellow, effective January 1, 2020.

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On the Road: Shagging in Hagerstown, ISI’ Tony Dahbura,

September 18, 2019

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 […]

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Baltimore ransom: what’s next?

September 6, 2019

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 […]

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New ISI course provides safeguards for smart technologies

September 5, 2019

It’s hard to imagine a world without smartphones, cellular, Wifi, Bluetooth, or GPS. These are just a few examples of wireless networks that have forever changed society. A 2018 study from ABI Research predicted there will be over 35 billion connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices worldwide by 2023. As a result, internet access will […]

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