Carnegie Mellon University has appointed Lorrie Faith Cranor director of its CyLab organization, which functions as a research institute focusing on security and privacy issues including ransomware attacks, network security, and cyber autonomy, among others. […]

Today’s meeting between top executives of several U.S tech giants and senior members of the Trump administration was a “great listening session” for the administration, said Michael Kratsios, deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer, during an event today organized by the Business Roundtable.






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In order to educate law enforcement officials on how to deal with digital evidence and cyber-based crimes, the FBI has created the Cyber Investigator Certification Program, a project that, in partnership with Carnegie Mellon University, aims to address the concerns of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) over a lack of affordable cyber training options for officers.






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Thousands of students from hundreds of universities have approximately 103 days, 10 hours, and 27 minutes to help the National Security Agency disarm a remote-controlled improvised explosive device for this year’s Codebreaker Challenge.






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