Carnegie Mellon University CyLab brings together experts from a variety of disciplines across the university to collaborate on cutting-edge research and educate the next generation of security and privacy professionals. Everything we do is fueled by our passion to create a world in which technology can be trusted.
Newly discovered side-channel attack side steps current defense mechanisms
In a recent study, co-authored by Carnegie Mellon Software and Societal Systems Assistant Professor Riccardo Paccagnella, he and fellow researchers have uncovered a new type of side-channel attack, dubbed GPU.zip, which exploits software-transparent uses of compression.
Researchers develop adversarial training methods to improve machine learning-based malware detection software
Professor Lujo Bauer and a team of researchers investigate the effectiveness of using adversarial training methods to create malware detection models that are more robust to some of the state-of-the-art attacks.
Top-ranked programsFor the third consecutive year, Carnegie Mellon University has earned the top spot in U.S. News and World Report’s Undergraduate Cybersecurity Program ranking
World-class facultyCyLab comprises more than 35 core faculty and over 100 affiliated faculty, fostering collaboration between departments across Carnegie Mellon University
Prolific researchersCyLab’s researchers have published more than 400 security and privacy research studies in the past five years
ChampionsSeven-time DEF CON Capture-the-Flag winners, DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge winners, DEF CON Crack-Me-If-You-Can winners, MITRE Cybersecurity Competition winners