Cybersecurity demands many perspectives

June 19, 2012

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Cybersecurity demands many perspectives

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WPI’s hallmark focus on technical problems within social and organizational contexts creates an exciting environment in which to explore cybersecurity. Our security program builds on the combined research expertise of ten core faculty across three departments, several affiliated faculty, graduate and undergraduate courses, and degree programs with both technical and non-technical components. Welcome!

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March 31, 2014

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Susan Landau joins the Cybersecurity Program

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We are thrilled to welcome Susan Landau to the cybersecurity program starting in Fall 2014! See WPI’s official press release for details. Susan will be teaching our new graduate course in Case Studies in Cybersecurity.

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March 18, 2014

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WPI places third at regional cyber security competition

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WPI’s cybersecurity defense team placed third in the final round of the Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. RIT and Champlain placed first and second, respectively. WPI defeated teams from Alfred State U., U. Buffalo, U. Maine, U. New Hampshire, Northeastern U., Pace U., Stevens Institute of Technology, SUNY Institute of Technology, Syracuse U., UMass Boston, […]

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January 14, 2014

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WPI students win regional security project competition

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WPI undergraduates Robert Hollinger and Doran Smestad took first place in the New England ACSC “Best Cyber Security Solution” competition in December. Undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral students from around New England presented posters on current projects, which were judged by conference participants from industry, government, and academia. Details are in an article put out by […]

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October 10, 2013

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Weekly Reading Group: Applied Logic and Security

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The Applied Logic and Security research group meets Tuesdays in 10am in Fuller Labs 141. Meetings are open to all. Subscribe to the alas majordomo list (hosted at cs.wpi.edu) for topic announcements.

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October 10, 2013

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Open Faculty Positions

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WPI is searching for tenure track cybersecurity faculty in each of Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Public Policy (within Social Science). Come join our growing program!

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May 25, 2013

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WPI designated as Center of Excellence in Cybersecurity Research

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WPI has been recognized as an NSA/DHS Center of Excellence in Information Assurance Research. This recognition is a testament to the diverse and extensive research and other academic efforts by our security-related faculty.

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March 14, 2013

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WPI Wins 3rd Place at Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

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In only our second year competing in the Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NECCDC), WPI took third place out of 14 teams. Congrats to the team Doran Smestad (captain), Marc Green (co-captain), Anish Athalye, Ryan Danas, Joshua Keller, Ian Naval, Henrique Polido, and Alex Thornton-Clark, and to their faculty advisor, Professor Craig Shue.

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January 15, 2013

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Tuesday Security Lunch, Spring 2012

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The security faculty in the Computer Science and Electrical and Computing Engineering departments are organizing a weekly bring-your-own-lunch social for undergrads, graduate students, and faculty. The lunch will be free-form, without an agenda or advance preparation. The goal is more to discuss current events and security topics. We are hoping to have a student-driven, informal […]

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September 30, 2012

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Details for WPI’s Oct 24th Cybersecurity Research Symposium

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The symposium features talks by both people doing security R&D in industry and by WPI faculty. Details and registration information (free, but signup requested) are on the symposium webpage.

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August 30, 2012

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Hold the Date: Security Research Symposium on Wednesday October 24 2012

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WPI is planning a joint WPI/industry cybersecurity research symposium for Wednesday, October 24. The symposium will feature research and research-problem presentations from WPI faculty and industry. Our goals are to raise mutual awareness of expertise, foster potential collaborations in research and education, and enjoy some good talks. A detailed symposium program will be available in […]

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