Students from across the globe are gearing up for the 11th annual picoCTF capture-the-flag competition
picoCTF’s 11th annual capture-the-flag hacking competition for middle school, high school, and college students will take place from March 12 through March 26. Students interested in participating can register now by signing up for a free account at picoctf.org.
CyLab faculty, students to present at NDSS Symposium 2024
Carnegie Mellon faculty and students will present on a wide range of topics at the 31st Annual Network and Distributed System Security (NDSS) Symposium. Held at the Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa in San Diego from February 26 through March 1, the event fosters information exchange among researchers and practitioners of network and distributed system security.
2024 NSF CAREER Awards
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded CyLab faculty members and Electrical and Computer Engineering Assistant Professors Giulia Fanti, Guannan Qu, and Akshitha Sriraman the NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, a prestigious five-year grant given to junior faculty for research and education.
CMU and CLP celebrate International Data Privacy Day on January 28
In celebration of International Privacy Day, Carnegie Mellon University is teaming up with Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) to host Data Privacy Day 2024. The event will take place on Sunday, January 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at CLP-Main (Oakland) in the South Wing Reading Room on the 2nd floor. Data Privacy Day is open to the public, and no registration is required. Lunch will be provided.
Pasareanu quoted on safety of driverless cars
CyLab/ECE’s Corina Pasareanu was quoted in Quanta Magazine on the reliability of perception systems in autonomous vehicles.
Carley speaks about AI robocalls following New Hampshire primary election
CyLab/EPP’s Kathleen Carley was quoted in AP News on the use of AI-generated voices in robocalls.
Carley speaks about AI technology’s role in the upcoming election
CyLab/EPP’s Kathleen Carley speaks to Computer World about AI technology’s role in the upcoming election. “AI technologies are constantly evolving, and new safeguards are needed,” Carley said.
Cranor speaks about Roblox privacy concerns
CyLab Director Lorrie Cranor spoke with USA Today about the spotlight cast on Roblox’s privacy settings. While it was established that the online game doesn’t collect precise location data, Cranor noted that sharing personal information in chats could leave users vulnerable.
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