Pitt Cyber is pleased to announce its awardees for the 2020 Pitt Cyber Accelerator Grants Program (PCAG). PCAG provides support for projects that aim to establish or reinforce Pitt and Pitt Cyber as places of distinction and excellence in cyber studies and practice.
Much has changed since we created Pitt Cyber’s 2019 Annual Report. But what has not changed is Pitt Cyber’s commitment to pushing on the hardest problems at the nexus of technology, law, and policy. If anything, Coronavirus has brought new urgency and relevance to much of our work.
As the Pennsylvania Primary nears, Pitt Cyber revisits The Blue Ribbon Commission on Pennsylvania’s Election Security’s recommendation to amend the Election Code to provide clear authority and procedures for emergencies that disrupt voting; and encourages voters to request their ballots for voting by mail today.
Cybercriminals often take advantage of health scares to distribute phishing scams. Go directly to health or government sites for verification and never share your personal information with an untrusted source.
Community meetings have been postponed but we still want to hear from you! We welcome your thoughts and comments to inform the task force's work.
As a part of the Thornburgh Discussions on Governance Lecture Series, Pitt Cyber Founding Director David Hickton discussed the implications the internet has on our democracy.