Thursday, May 27, 2021
Pitt’s AFA CyberCamp, now in its fifth year, is training teens to fight the next generation of threats to America. This year, the program is reserving a quarter of its slots for kids in communities underrepresented in tech.
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Pitt and Carnegie Mellon University will use their wealth of scholarly expertise in a new Collaboratory Against Hate Research and Action Center. Its goals: to study extreme hate and its impact and develop tools that provide effective intervention for groups ranging from law enforcement to parents.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Friday, May 15, 2020
A new report from Pitt’s Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security recommends expanded vote by mail, avoiding online voting and recruiting less vulnerable poll workers to keep the upcoming primary and presidential elections secure.
Friday, May 1, 2020
Thanks to system administrators, IT workers and computer scientists, Assistant Professor Amy Babay says networks and internet services have been able to withstand the extra strain during COVID-19.
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Friday, October 26, 2018
Voter-verifiable paper ballots and changes to the voter registration process were among the recommendations Pitt’s David Hickton recently offered to the Pennsylvania House and Senate.
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Friday, August 10, 2018
The second annual Air Force Association CyberCamp immersed 250 high schoolers in activities to identify malicious code, check for hackers and defend simulated network systems.