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Gary Warner’s and his students' work has been cited by Congressman Palmer in his recent Facebook Post.
To address the myriad factors companies face in the battle against cyber attacks, UAB’s UAB Center for Cyber Security, will be a partner in the upcoming Connected World Conference, presented by Connected World magazine.
November 05, 2014

Wiretapping via Mimicry

University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers are explaining why there are concerns with the end-to-end security of an increasingly popular means of communication, and what users can do to defend against potential threats.
UAB Computer and Information Sciences assistant professor Thamar Solorio has been named the winner of the Denice Denton Emerging Leader ABIE Award. The award recognizes a junior faculty member for high-quality research and significant positive impact on diversity.
In a paper presented at the 2014 Network and Distributed Systems Security Symposium, researchers offered innovative options to improve the security of two-factor authentication systems while also ensuring the systems’ usability.
Malcovery Security, a startup co-founded by UAB researcher and Center member Gary Warner, has been named on Inc.'s 2014 Best Industry Startup list.
A Facebook-sponsored game of cybersecurity “Capture the Flag” was held March 22nd from 9am -3pm at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  UAB joined Stanford University as the first U.S. universities to host the Facebook event designed to test the skills of up-and-coming cybersecurity programmers as they try to penetrate peers’ online security while defending their own.
Song Gao, a a graduate student in Computer and Information Sciences, received an entrepreneurship award for his proposal to enhance Internet security.
Andrew Turner, head of Global Cyber Security at Visa, is the opening keynote speaker for the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Center for Information Assurance and Joint Forensics Research Cyber Summit 2014 to be held Feb. 18-19 in the UAB National Alumni Society House.
Dr. Samuel McQuade, Director of the MS in Professional Studies Program at the Rochester Institute of Technology, will speak at UAB on Jan. 15 in HUC 313.
Cyber Summit 2014, presented by the Center for Information Assurance and Joint Research, will be held at UAB on Feb. 18-19.
Smartphones are vulnerable, but a majority of people fail to protect their mobile devices. Cybersecurity expert Ragib Hasan, Ph.D., director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s SECuRE and Trustworthy computing Lab (SECRET Lab), follows several simple steps to protect himself.
November 20, 2013

Super Center

They may not wear spandex or leather boots, but the elite team of investigators at the College of Arts and Sciences’ Center for Information Assurance/Joint Forensics Research (CIA/JFR) do indeed have some unique superpowers.
Sarah Parcak, Ph.D., an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), has been named a National Geographic Fellow.
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) researchers are working to improve the end-to-end security of an increasingly common means of communication.
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have uncovered new hard-to-detect methods that criminals may use to trigger mobile device malware that could eventually lead to targeted attacks launched by a large number of infected mobile devices in the same geographical area. Such attacks could be triggered by music, lighting or vibration.
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