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Released: 22-Jul-2024 4:05 PM EDT
IT Outage Causes Issues Across the Globe: Cyber Resilience Researchers React
Loughborough University

Andrew Peck, a cyber resilience PhD researcher at Loughborough University who, prior to joining the institute, had a career delivering IT solutions to big industry, healthcare and government, and Professor Oli Buckley, an expert in cyber security, have reacted to the IT outage news.

Released: 19-Jul-2024 12:00 PM EDT
Expert Available: Global Computer Outage Disrupts Critical Infrastructure
George Washington University

A major IT outage has impacted services worldwide, disrupting banks, hospitals and medical services, and critical infrastructure. ...

   
Released: 19-Jul-2024 12:00 PM EDT
Expert Available: GW Travel Expert on the Thousands of Flights Cancelled or Delayed After Mass IT Outage
George Washington University

A major IT outage has disrupted critical infrastructure services worldwide today. ...

Released: 18-Jul-2024 3:05 PM EDT
DOE Announces $52 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants
Department of Energy, Office of Science

In support of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced awards totaling $52 million for a broad range of small businesses in 39 states.

Newswise: Champion emerges in U.S. Department of Energy’s 2024 CyberForce® Conquer the Hill® — Reign Edition
Released: 16-Jul-2024 11:05 AM EDT
Champion emerges in U.S. Department of Energy’s 2024 CyberForce® Conquer the Hill® — Reign Edition
Argonne National Laboratory

Students from 77 colleges and universities raced to escape a five-level virtual escape room filled with cyber and energy-based challenges.

Newswise: Researchers use AI to make children safer online
Released: 10-Jul-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Researchers use AI to make children safer online
Virginia Tech

From the threat of “sextortion” to cybergrooming, children and teens face a growing range of online crimes, and three Virginia Tech researchers are working to make the digital world safer for them.

9-Jul-2024 8:00 AM EDT
A simple firmware update completely hides a device’s Bluetooth fingerprint
University of California San Diego

A smartphone's unique Bluetooth fingerprint could be used to track the device's user--until now. A team of researchers have developed a simple firmware update that can completely hide the Bluetooth fingerprint, eliminating the vulnerability. The method was developed by a team of researchers at the University of California San Diego.

Newswise: CAREER award recipient seeks to secure web addresses
Released: 8-Jul-2024 2:10 PM EDT
CAREER award recipient seeks to secure web addresses
Virginia Tech

Taejoong "Tijay" Chung's overall mission is to educate industry leaders, researchers, and the public about threats to cybersecurity and how to protect themselves from bad actors.

Released: 2-Jul-2024 9:00 AM EDT
ASU receives $4.5M grant to educate the next generation of cybersecurity professionals
Arizona State University (ASU)

The American Cybersecurity Education Initiative will develop a master's degree in cybersecurity systems at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University.

Newswise: Overburdened caseworkers put foster youths’ online safety on the back burner
Released: 27-Jun-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Overburdened caseworkers put foster youths’ online safety on the back burner
University of Notre Dame

Foster parents and caseworkers believe sexual-related risks are the top concern for online safety for youths in the U.S. child welfare system. But how these two groups approach technology access and other online risks is conflicted, according to research from the University of Notre Dame.

Newswise: Turns Out I’m Not Real: Detecting AI-Generated Videos
Released: 26-Jun-2024 3:05 PM EDT
Turns Out I’m Not Real: Detecting AI-Generated Videos
Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science

New tool detects AI-generated videos from Sora by OpenAI, Runway Gen-2, and Pika with 93.7% accuracy.

Newswise: New prompt-based technique to enhance AI security
Released: 24-Jun-2024 2:05 AM EDT
New prompt-based technique to enhance AI security
Higher Education Press

A team of researchers has introduced a method using text prompts to improve the security of AI systems against cyber threats, aiming to enhance safety in critical areas such as finance and healthcare.



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