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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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Security informatics graduate students to present paper at upcoming IEEE Computing and Communication Workshop and Conference

March 1, 2023

A group of Johns Hopkins University graduate students recently had their research accepted to the 2023 IEEE 13th Annual Computing and Communication Workshop and Conference. Manoj Valeti, Shao Wenda, and Niu Sihan, all graduate students in the security informatics program, will present the paper titled ‘Explainable Autonomic Cybersecurity for Industrial Control Systems.’ Industrial control systems […]

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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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ISI in the news: School systems have become prime targets for hackers. Here’s why.

November 28, 2022

Avi Rubin, professor of computer science, technical director of the Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute (ISI), was featured on Fox45 News below on the vulnerability of schools’ cyber infrastructure.   BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. (WBFF) — School systems have become prime targets for hackers, according to experts who say they are particularly vulnerable to ransomware attacks. […]

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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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Deleting your period tracker won’t keep your health data private

July 19, 2022

Information security expert Anton Dahbura says ‘anonymous mode’ and other attempts to protect user health data may lure people into a false sense of security in the post-Roe world GETTY IMAGES / MICROVONE As soon as news leaked in May of the possible reversal of Roe v. Wade, a drumbeat began on social media: Delete your […]

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