Displaying items by tag: department of computer science

The state-of-the-art $39.5 million building, which will be located on the corner of 10th Avenue South and 14th Street South, is a result of the rapid growth of UAB’s undergraduate and graduate programs.
UAB research suggests EEG headsets, growing in popularity among consumers, need better security.
UAB cybersecurity expert Gary Warner says, as businesses work to better protect sensitive customer information, consumers should still be proactive when making purchases.
Computers and crimefighting: Undergraduate Shawn Sharp explains the allure of UAB's new digital forensics major.
UAB doctoral student Ajaya Neupane awarded highly competitive $50,000 fellowship to continue research using neuroimaging devices to examine internet users’ susceptibility to cyberattacks.
The Blazer42 Capture the Flag Scholarship Competition provides valuable experience to high school students in an effort to inspire more to pursue careers in cybersecurity.
The $2.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation will provide cybersecurity scholarships to graduate students in exchange for their service with local, state or federal organizations upon graduation.
What identity theft, insider trading, information security breaches, cyberattacks, financial fraud and terrorism all have in common is the devices used to carry out such acts all leave behind digital “footprints.”  Digital forensics is a fast-growing industry, and UAB’s new degree program combines criminal justice and computer science.

The State of Alabama High School Programming Contest, hosted by UAB, is now open to all Alabama high school and middle school students.

Researchers have developed a mechanism that emits sound to thwart eavesdroppers from detecting passwords entered with computer keyboards.

Researchers have turned a malicious application into a defense mechanism for attacks on motion sensors in mobile devices

A wearable cloud make the design of mobile and wearable devices simple, inexpensive and lightweight by having mobile device users tap into the resources of the wearable cloud, instead of relying solely on the capabilities of their mobile hardware. 

The UAB Department of Computer and Information Sciences joins a short list of computer science programs in the Southeast to offer a Bachelor of Arts degree in computer and information sciences.
Only 151 computer scientists worldwide were recognized as senior members by the ACM in 2015.
UAB serves as host site of National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence workshop to develop best practices to safeguard customer profiles.
Study shows that, although ZEBRA, a system intended to enable prompt and user-friendly deauthentication, works very well with honest people, opportunistic attackers can fool the system.
Joshua Pritchett will take his B.S. degree in computer and information sciences to California and work with burst buffer technology.
Computer & Information Sciences researchers tested users’ abilities to detect malware and phishing attacks while measuring the neurophysiological behavior underlying these tasks.
A UAB Computer and Information Sciences professor will continue improving security and usability of authentication systems through new funding.
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