Professor and cybersecurity expert Wil Robertson discusses the impact of new measures the Obama administration is reportedly taking to combat cyberattacks and the challenges federal officials face in recruiting cyberspecialists.
Students in the information assurance program will receive training in both the technical sciences and the humanities through a scholarship program.
Engin Kirda, the Sy and Laurie Sternberg Interdisciplinary Associate Professor for Information Assurance, developed new software for detecting and containing malicious webcrawlers.
Assistant professor and cybersecurity expert Wil Robertson explains the growing threat of hackers targeting American military and infrastructure.
Themis Papageorge, an associate clinical professor of computer and information science, examines the cybersecurity threat posed by al-Qaida and Anonymous, a global group of hackers.
Cybersecurity curriculum will prepare select students for highly specialized jobs that investigate cybercrimes.
As part of a Monday afternoon lecture on cybersecurity, Engin Kirda was installed as the inaugural Sy and Laurie Sternberg Associate Professor for Information Assurance.
The cybersecurity threat represents one of the nation’s most serious economic and national security challenges, said Stephen Flynn, the founding co-director of Northeastern’s George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland … read more »
Last weekend, Northeastern students competed against industry professionals and peers from 11 other schools in the Northeast Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition.
In late April, a hacker crippled Sony’s PlayStation Network by stealing the names, home addresses and perhaps even the credit card numbers of some 70 million subscribers, who play and download games through the online service. Here, professor Engin Kirda assesses the impact of the attack.
Internet attacks offer intriguing research challenges for new professor, who will look at the user’s role in creating vulnerabilities
Reacting to survey that shows consumer complacency about smart phone security, computer science professor and wireless security expert assesses the risks