November 05, 2014
September 17, 2014
UAB researchers are investigating game-based verification that may improve computer security and reduce user frustration compared to typical “type-what-you-see” CAPTCHA tools that use static images.
August 13, 2014
Alabama consumers can better respond to cases of identity theft when equipped with knowledge of reporting process.
Published in News You Can Use
UAB is reaffirmed as National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense Research.
June 03, 2014
An innovative solution for safeguarding personal information relies on your proximity instead of your memory.
May 14, 2014
Published in Service to Community
Birmingham will let its light shine even brighter this year as Light Dreams returns, with jaw-dropping digital projections, live music and out-of-this-world interactive art installations.
Published in Experiencing the Arts
March 21, 2014
UAB and Stanford are the first U.S. universities chosen for Facebook-sponsored contest in which computer-security enthusiasts attack and defend from peers online.
A research paper on detecting human mood using sensors in mobile devices from postdoctoral fellow Munirul Haque, Ph.D., was selected as best paper at a recent international conference
February 27, 2014
Brain scans dispel assumptions about Internet safety, as well as show that critical-thinking skills and impulsivity are at work as users identify spam and phishing sites.
February 26, 2014
Repeating easy passwords can leave users vulnerable, but new UAB research offers increased sophistication and ease with a second security factor.
February 25, 2014
TEDx Birmingham — Rediscover the Magic of Birmingham” — will be held Saturday, March 1 and will feature live talks in the spirit of the TED experience.
January 23, 2014
January 22, 2014
The annual summit explores new and ongoing threats to cybersecurity and potential safeguards against them.
January 16, 2014
The UAB SPIES Lab research on two facets of user-centered Internet security will be presented at the Network and Distributed Systems Security Symposium.