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Bertino Elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Tue, November 22, 2016General

Elisa Bertino, professor of computer science, research director of Purdue’s Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) and director of Purdue’s Cyber Center in Discovery Park. For distinguished contributions to information and computer security.

IN-ISAC Recognized for Leadership and Innovation

Thu, October 27, 2016

The Indiana Information Sharing and Analysis Center (IN-ISAC), for instance, is a multi-agency initiative between the Indiana Office of Technology and Purdue University. The IN-ISAC provides notifications to local governments and schools either through its own work or through developed relations with the private sector. It also has a number of public partnerships.

“Indiana State Police, Homeland Security, the National Guard and our universities — Indiana University, Purdue and Notre Dame — are cybersecurity leaders in their respective fields,” said IN-ISAC Manager Nicholas Sturgeon. “We have a mix of activities and projects that makes Indiana a hot spot for cybersecurity.”

Could Determined Hackers Change the Outcome of the Election?

Fri, October 14, 2016CERIAS Media Citings

It would be difficult and highly unlikely, but it’s certainly possible for computer hackers to change the outcome of next month’s presidential election, experts say.

Top Colleges For Cybersecurity

Thu, September 22, 2016

  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • George Mason University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • University of Maryland
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Purdue University
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • UMass Amherst
  • University of Washington

Protecting Personal Data: Real-World Tips from Security Gurus

Mon, August 29, 2016CERIAS Media Citings

The Purdue computer science professor, who focuses on cyber security, has a computer whose operating system and software he generally doesn’t bother to update, even though he sometimes uses it to access sensitive files. That’s because the computer isn’t connected to the internet, which is generally the source of most malware.

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