We are offering a new funding opportunity to support projects that aim to establish or reinforce Pitt and Pitt Cyber as places of distinction and excellence in cyber studies and practice: the Pitt Cyber Accelerator Grants (PCAG) program. The submission deadline is October 15, 2018, so Pitt researchers, apply today!
Founding Director David Hickton spoke with MSNBC's Rachel Maddow about nation-state election hacking.
We hosted a free Air Force Association CyberCamp for high school students (entering 9th grade – graduating 12th grade) from July 23-27, 2018. Thanks to a generous donation from Microsoft and our partner satellite location at Robert Morris University, we were able to register 250 students this year.
We are excited to announce three Affiliate Practice Scholars: Lieutenant Colonel Diana Bishop, Detachment 730 Commander, US Air Force ROTC; attorney Michael Comber; and Leona Mitchell, professor of practice at Pitt’s School of Computing and Information.
The Blue Ribbon Commission on Pennsylvania’s Election Security is an independent, non-partisan commission studying Pennsylvania’s election security. We are convening experts and leaders with a clear goal: strengthening the security of the systems on which Pennsylvanians rely to exercise their right to vote.
From Wikileaks to the hacking of elections, headlines across the world have highlighted transnational cyber-enabled crime, violence and polarization. This workshop brought scholars together to discuss solutions to these cyber dilemmas.