Jonathan Katz named a 2014 Influential Marylander by The Daily Record

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.

Bill Arbaugh named Keynote speaker at INFILTRATE 2014 Conference

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."

Victor Chen, Jeremy Fallick, and Kyle Nisson Win New Corporate Scholarships

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.

Middle School Girls and Community Members Learn about MC2 and Women in Computing Education Programs at Expo

On Saturday October 26, 2013, The Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2) was among the exhibitors at the Society of Women Engineer’s Invent it! Build it! Expo-the final event of their annual conference, held in Baltimore, MD this year. The Expo hosted representatives from both national and local STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) organizations and outreach programs that provided resources and materials about programs, groups, best practices and more.

Cyber Security Club Team Wins Competition

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.

Cyber Security Club Wins Mid-Atlantic CCDC Competition

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.