Tag: cybersecurity

Researchers Receive $1.2M NSF Grant to Study and Thwart Surveillanceware

Vincent Bindschaedler, Ph.D., and Kevin R. B. Butler, Ph.D.

Cybersecurity is an ever-changing field of research, with new forms of security threats appearing often. One increasingly common threat, surveillanceware, involves a malicious individual installing software on a victim’s mobile device enabling secret remote monitoring of the device’s activity. Using… Read More

Traynor Awarded $1.7 Million from Department of Homeland Security to Secure Cellular Networks

Patrick Traynor, Ph.D.

Patrick Traynor, Ph.D., the John H. and Mary Lou Dasburg Preeminent Chair in Engineering, was recently awarded a $1.7 million grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate. The research and development project, titled “Deploying Defenses… Read More