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Released: 18-Dec-2019 12:05 PM EST
Online Hate Speech Could Be Contained Like a Computer Virus, Say Researchers
University of Cambridge

The spread of hate speech via social media could be tackled using the same "quarantine" approach deployed to combat malicious software, according to University of Cambridge researchers.

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Released: 18-Dec-2019 12:05 PM EST
Email users should have 'more control' over post-mortem message transmission
Aston University

Email users should have far more control over the transmission of their messages upon death, a new study suggests.

Released: 18-Dec-2019 10:55 AM EST
UA Little to develop free cybersecurity curriculum for high school students through new partnership with Arkansas Department of Education
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will help create a free cybersecurity curriculum for Arkansas high school students as part of a new partnership announced Dec. 9 at UA Little Rock’s College of Engineering and Information Technology. The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) Office of Computer Science will partner with UA Little Rock, the Arch Ford Education Service Cooperative’s Virtual Arkansas division, and the University of Central Arkansas to develop a three-year cybersecurity curriculum and course pathway.

Released: 17-Dec-2019 12:40 PM EST
How vulnerable is your car to cyberattacks?
Michigan State University

New research from Michigan State University is the first to apply criminal justice theory to smart vehicles, revealing cracks in the current system leading to potential cyber risks.

Newswise: Wayne State receives NSF grant to enhance cybersecurity of chemical process control systems
Released: 16-Dec-2019 2:20 PM EST
Wayne State receives NSF grant to enhance cybersecurity of chemical process control systems
Wayne State University Division of Research

With the help of a three-year, $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, a research team from Wayne State University will comprehensively evaluate the characteristics of cyberattacks for processes involving chemical processes of different types, and will develop fundamental advances in control theory and algorithms for enhancing cybersecurity of control systems for these processes through control designs integrated with other frameworks such as detection algorithms.

Released: 9-Dec-2019 9:00 AM EST
CSU Hosts Informational Session on New Cybersecurity Degree Program
Columbus State University

Columbus State University’s TSYS Cybersecurity Center is hosting a series of informational sessions on the new Nexus Cybersecurity degree. The informational sessions are open to the public. Prospective students interested in applying to join the first-ever, cohort of students in Spring 2020 are strongly encouraged to attend.

Newswise: Brookhaven Hosts Seven Teams for 2019 CyberForce CompetitionTM
Released: 5-Dec-2019 1:30 PM EST
Brookhaven Hosts Seven Teams for 2019 CyberForce CompetitionTM
Brookhaven National Laboratory

Columbia, NYU, Northeastern, St. John’s, SUNY Albany, SCCC, and USMA at West Point participated in the nationwide cyberdefense competition.