June 19, 2012

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Cybersecurity demands many perspectives

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Cybersecurity demands many perspectives

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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May 24, 2012

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New Cybersecurity Faculty

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This summer, three new faculty will join WPI’s Cybersecurity program: Thomas Eisenbarth, a cryptography researcher most recently at Florida Atlantic University, will join the Electrical and Computer Engineering department Lifeng Lai, a wireness networks researcher most recently at the University of Arkansas, will join the Electrical and Computer Engineering department Krishna Venkatasubramanian, a cyber-physical systems […]

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May 24, 2012

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Security specialization within an MS in Computer Science

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WPI’s first degree specialization in cyber security has been approved! Students seeking a Masters in Computer Science can complete this specialization by devoting 15 credits (of the 33 required for an MS in CS) to security-related courses. See the specialization requirements for details and admissions information.

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March 24, 2012

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Cyber-defense team

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Cyber-defense team

Assistant Professor Craig Shue has launched WPI’s first cyber-defense team, a group of undergraduate and graduate students who practice defending systems and networks from cyberattacks. Local companies and agencies participate by attending practice sessions to simulate attacking teams. Over 30 students participated in training and practice sessions this spring, with a smaller team (pictured above) […]

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