Announcement

The lab’s mission is to create and leverage a new hybrid, multiscale understanding of disinformation ecosystems to drive actions that will effectively counter these disruptive trends. 

May 3, 2021

April 19, 2021

Pitt Cyber released its 2020 Annual Report. Highlights of the institute’s fourth year include: 

  • Hosting Pittsburgh Task Force on Public Algorithms;
  • COVID-19-related disinformation and election security work,
  • The fourth annual Air Force Association CyberCamp; and
  • The continuation of the Pitt Cyber Accelerator Grants Program to provide initial funding for innovative cyber research by Pitt Faculty.

Pitt Cyber is pleased to announce its awardees for the Spring 2021 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. 

Pitt Cyber announced today that Daqing He, Judy Cameron, and Adriana Kovashka are joining the institute as affiliate scholars.

Pitt Cyber affiliate scholars are drawn from faculty across the University of Pittsburgh and are selected for their excellence in cyber-themed research and teaching. Affiliate scholars are a source for transdisciplinary collaboration and innovation across Pitt and beyond.

Pitt Cyber Announces Fall 2020 Accelerator Grant Recipients

Pitt Cyber is pleased to announce its awardees for the Fall 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. 

Today, Pitt Cyber, the School of Computing and Information, GSPIA’s Ford Institute for Human Security, Pitt IT, and the Honors College announced the winners of Hacking4Humanity 2020

Hacking4Humanity is Pitt’s annual multidisciplinary hackathon and was launched in 2019, with a focus on human trafficking. This year, participants in the virtual hackathon were asked to develop a solution for mitigating digital disinformation. Pitt students were invited to compete in three tracks: