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MU hosts annual Midwest Verification day

The University of Missouri’s Center for High Assurance Computing hosted the workshop, which attracted graduate students and researchers who came to present their work and give presentations on the topic of verification.

MU hosts annual Midwest Verification day

The University of Missouri’s Center for High Assurance Computing hosted the workshop, which attracted graduate students and researchers who came to present their work and give presentations on the topic of verification.

Doctoral student among small percentage of players to finish online competition

Despite his research into establishing computer security measures, computer science doctoral student Ian Graves found himself on the other side of the server as one of the participants in an online competition to discover security hacks in a virtual version of “capture the flag.” Graves was one of 978 players — out of a pool of […]

MU researchers partner with Boone County Clerk to develop new voting system technologies

American military personnel and citizens working and/or living overseas historically have experienced difficulty casting their votes in national elections. Contributing factors include inaccessibility and reliance on foreign mail systems. In the 2008 presidential election, more than 30 percent of overseas voters had difficulty with the process, causing the federal government to adopt the Military and […]

Computer security provides topics for reading discussion group

Rather than thought-provoking novels, Computer Science Professor Bill Harrison’s reading-discussion group tackles published papers on topics of computer security. The University of Missouri researcher said he came up with the idea because computer security is a vast research area that examining a variety of publications gives participants an idea of what kinds of research are […]

New engineering center targets computer security

Computer crimes and their terminology have become as much a part of our daily lives as breakfast. Bill Harrison, associate professor of computer science, is one of the good guys whose entire career is focused on improving computer security. Two years ago, with Harrison’s help, the University of Missouri was accredited as a Center of […]

Validation: An NSF CAREER award

On the day last December when Bill Harrison learned his CAREER grant proposal had been funded, he was at home recovering from a cold and had laryngitis. When he got up to check his e-mail at around 5 p.m., he saw a message from Karl Levitt, the program director of the National Science Foundation’s CyberTrust […]

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