Computer Science Department Professor and Director of the Maryland Cybersecurity Center Dr. Jonathan Katz has been named one of the 2014 Influential Marylanders by The Daily Record newspaper. The Influential Marylander Awards were created in 2006 to honor those who are leaders in the state of Maryland and who have made significant impact in their fields. The awardees are selected from the following categories: civic leadership, communications, education, finance, freestyle, health care, law, philanthropy, real estate and technology. Dr.
INFILTRATE is a cybersecurity conference focusing on offensive R&D, and is the "single-most important event for those who are focused on the technical aspects of offensive security issues." Computer Science Department Emeritus Professor William Arbaugh has been invited to be a Keynote speaker for this prestigious conference, to be held from May 15-16, 2014. The title of Dr. Arbaugh's Keynote is: "Red Team Deadwood: Why Red Teams are useless."
The Department of Computer Science is pleased to announce three new undergraduate student scholarships: the Appian Scholarship (funded by Appian Corporation), the Booz Allen Scholarship (funded by Booz Allen Hamilton), and the Dante Scholarship for Innovation (funded by Dante Consulting)
Jeremy Fallick is the inaugural winner of the Appian Scholarship for his record of academic excellence and passion for technology.
The University of Maryland's Cyber Security Club Competition Team won first place in the college division of the Maryland Cyber Challenge and Conference (MDC3) at the CyberMaryland Conference held at the Baltimore Convention Center on October 17, 2012.
Teams were challenged to a six hour Capture The Flag/King of the Hill variation which consisted of hacking into machines and protecting them from other competitors' attacks. The team won the top prize among the top 8 competitors within the college team division.
The Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2) Symposium will be held on May 15-16 in the Riggs Alumni Center. Features cutting edge research on cybersecurity being done at the University of Maryland, tutorials by Maryland faculty, and panels and keynotes from outside experts.
More details at http://umiacs.umd.edu/mc2symposium/
During the past few months, twelve students have been researching and preparing for the Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. After winning a qualifying round against the defending champions and gaining a place in the regional finals, the team sent eight of their most qualified members to compete in the Mid-Atlantic regional CCDC.
Graham Cormode, AT&T Labs-Research talks about "Streaming Graph Computations with a Helpful Advisor".
Distinguished Lecture Series presents Andrew Odlyzko on November 8, 2010.
Distinguished Lecture Series presents Andrew Myers on November 1, 2010.