Temitope Toriola, a 1st year Information Security PhD candidate at CERIAS, was appointed an Emerging Leader by the American Library Association.
Victor Raskin (Linguistics, CERIAS), Chris Clifton (C.S., CERIAS), Luo Si (C.S., CERIAS) and Karen Chang (School of Nursing) received a $1.5 million award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to enhance the anonymization and de-identification of sensitive data.
Discussed are two projects at CERT to use operationally collected datasets to understand (1) important trends in malware binaries and (2) reliably informing re-investigations for security clearances. Both of these projects fit into CERT’s overall approach for using operational data to drive research in cyber security.
Web 2.0 sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube offer value to organizations, but raise security concerns.
The proposed National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace calls for an online system where people must verify their true identity before completing an online transaction.
Professor Eugene H. Spafford of Purdue Computer Science & CERIAS was invited to a briefing at the White House on July 14.
3rd Annual Conference
Professor Spafford describes how events like the recent earthquake in Haiti bring out con artists and scammers, and how to avoid them.