Approximate computing remains vulnerable to attacks; Mizzou Engineers to present findings at IEEE DATE conference

Approximate computing remains vulnerable to attacks; Mizzou Engineers to present findings at IEEE DATE conference

Hoque Companies relying on faster, less precise computing to gain energy efficiency still need to be cautious against cyberattacks despite a recent study that indicated otherwise, Mizzou Engineers have found. At the heart of the research is approximate computing, which is known for its effectiveness in improvising the energy efficiency of deep neural network (DNN) [...]
Mizzou Engineering hosts 14th CANSec Workshop

Mizzou Engineering hosts 14th CANSec Workshop

Khaza Anuarul Hoque Cybersecurity experts from across the region convened at the 14th Central Area Networking and Security Workshop (CANSec) hosted by Mizzou Engineering this past weekend. The virtual event gave faculty members, students and industry professionals the opportunity to present their research, share ideas and explore possible collaborations. “This is really an opportunity for [...]
Designing ‘smart’ security for smart devices

Designing ‘smart’ security for smart devices

By Eric Stann | MU News Bureau Modern society is inundated with different types of smart devices designed to make people’s lives easier, from virtual assistants to household appliances and health-monitoring devices — not to mention smartphones. While each device has some amount of built-in security to help combat the threat of cyberattacks, the increased [...]
Proposed tool would give users control of social media images

Proposed tool would give users control of social media images

Imagine unexpectedly seeing yourself in a publicly shared photo on social media. Maybe you don’t want anyone to know you’re on vacation for security reasons but get captured on the beach in a stranger’s family photo. Or in a crowd at a sporting event when you called in sick that day. Or maybe it’s just [...]
Missouri teachers to learn cyber skills at GenCyber camp

Missouri teachers to learn cyber skills at GenCyber camp

Elementary, middle and high school teachers from across the state will spend next week learning new ways to incorporate cybersecurity lessons into their coursework. It’s part of the GenCyber Camp offered by Dan Lin, an associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science at Mizzou Engineering. “The goal is to reach out to as many [...]
Mizzou Engineer Offers Tips on Preventing Ransomware Attacks

Mizzou Engineer Offers Tips on Preventing Ransomware Attacks

By Eric Stann, MU News Bureau Prasad Calyam The recent ransomware attack on a major oil refinery in the United States, followed weeks later by another hack that affected a large meat supplier, have again brought the issue of cyberattacks to the forefront of people’s minds, followed closely by a renewed push toward building better [...]
Mizzou Cybersecurity Center Board Provides Industry Expertise

Mizzou Cybersecurity Center Board Provides Industry Expertise

Members of the new Mizzou Cybersecurity Industry Advisory Board are: Top, from left: Ryan Frillman, Equifax; Cindi Carter, MedeAnalytics; Kevin Fuller, Burns & McDonnell; Jason Martin, Defense Information and Systems Agency. Bottom, from left: Randy Raw, Veterans United Home Loans; Walid Rjaibi, IBM; Nichole Windholz, health care company in Kansas City; and Jon Rolf of [...]
Meet Prasad Calyam

Meet Prasad Calyam

The U.S. is facing a severe shortage of cybersecurity professionals, leaving government and businesses vulnerable to online attacks. A Mizzou Engineer is on a mission to fill those vacancies. Meet Prasad Calyam, who has made it his purpose to train a new generation of cyber warriors who can defend our digital data. Calyam is an [...]
Partnership with Amrita Kicks off with International Symposium

Partnership with Amrita Kicks off with International Symposium

Mizzou Engineering has formed a partnership with a top-ranked university in India to foster collaboration among researchers and students. The partnership between Mizzou and Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham aims to promote cooperation through joint research and publications, international initiatives, training programs and student exchanges. It kicked off last month at an international symposium. During the two-day [...]
CyberTigers Test Their Cybersecurity Skills at Regional Competition

CyberTigers Test Their Cybersecurity Skills at Regional Competition

Members of the Mizzou Engineering CyberTigers cybersecurity club had the opportunity to put their skills to the test earlier this month. Students participated in the Mid-West Regional qualifier of the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC). CCDC, in partnership with Raytheon Intelligence & Space, is the only nationwide competition that focuses solely on cyber defense. [...]

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