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Category: UConn Engineering News December 2019

Michel Appointed Synchrony Financial Chair for Cybersecurity

The UConn School of Engineering is pleased to announced the appointment of Laurent Michel, a professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department, as the next Synchrony Financial Chair for Cybersecurity. Michel’s appointment was approved by the UConn Board of Trustees during their meeting on December 11, 2019.

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Experts Talk Cybersecurity At CSI Panel Discussion

Donna Dodson of NIST was the featured speaker at CSI’s panel discussion on cybersecurity

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Cybersecurity Contest Challenges Teams to Think Like a Hacker

Computer hackers descended upon UConn this past week, and for their efforts, came away with more than $100,000 in prize money.

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CHASE Collaboration With Comcast Announced At National Conference

The announcement of a collaborative effort with Comcast and a workshop that brought together experts on cybersecurity made April a busy month for the Center for Hardware Assurance, Security and Engineering.   The workshop, which took place April 9 and April 10, included talks on various security matters, including innovative technologies for hardware security, Trojan detection and prevention […]

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MURI Grant To Improve the Security of Nanoscale Computer Devices

By Colin Poitras (UConn Today) The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded a $7.5 million grant to the University of Connecticut, University of Maryland, and Rice University to support research that will analyze and upgrade security protections for nanoscale computer hardware. UConn’s Center for Hardware Assurance, Security, and Engineering (CHASE), a national leader in computer […]

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$500K NSF Grant Awarded to Dr. Bing Wang, UConn Health Center

Dr. Bing Wang, an associate professor of Computer Science & Engineering, was awarded a grant for close to $500,000 for her project proposed to the National Science Foundation.

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Dipayan Ghosh: From UConn to the White House

This semester, Dipayan Ghosh (B.S. Electrical Engineering ’10) is interning at the White House, where he’s working on technology policy issues in the Executive Office of the President.

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UConn, Comcast Launch Center for Security Innovation

UConn, home to the nation’s foremost center on hardware security, and Comcast today announced the establishment of a new Center of Excellence for Security Innovation (CSI) on the University’s main campus in Storrs.

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Credit Card Data Theft: Stopping the Hackers

In response to a massive security breach that threatened the personal and financial data of nearly one third of U.S. adults last year, retail giant Target is investing more than $100 million to prevent similar thefts by implementing advanced chip-based credit card technology at its point-of-sale terminals.

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Secure Systems and Supply Chain: Focus of 2nd CHASE Workshop

The Center for Hardware Assurance, Security and Engineering (CHASE) will hold its second annual workshop on April 9-10, 2014 at the Storrs campus. Security professionals are encouraged to attend at no cost, according to CHASE Director Dr. Mark Tehranipoor, the Charles H. Knapp Associate Professor in Electrical Engineering.

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Nudging Users to Protect Their Computing Systems

We’ve all seen those little messages pop up on our computer screens: “A software update is available from XYZ. Click ‘Update’ to install.” Probably more often than not, we ignore them just as we ignored mother’s good advice to “Be sure to wear a coat to school;’it’s cold outside.” And, just as we shivered in sub-freezing temperatures wearing a t-shirt and jeans at the bus stop, when we ignore the software update messages, we’re likely to experience negative consequences.

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Sen. Lieberman Praises UConn Cybersecurity Labs

U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman visited the Storrs campus Thursday to promote new legislation aimed at protecting the country’s vital infrastructure from crippling cyber attacks by terrorists, rogue individuals and hostile nation-states. Read more here: http://today.uconn.edu/blog/2012/02/sen-lieberman-praises-uconn-cybersecurity-labs/

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