CICS News

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D., hosted a Cyber-Security Roundtable on August 19, 2015 at Discovery Park. After UNT President Dr. Neal Smatresk welcomed everyone, Congressman Burgess gave his opening remarks. Dr. Dantu, CSE Professor and Director of the UNT Center for Information and Computer Security, participated on a Cyber-Security Panel with David Wagner, President of Entrust Datacard; Stephen Bohanon, Founder, Chief Strategy and Sales Officer for Alkami Technology, Inc. 

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Friday, March 27, 2015

On March 27, the UNT Center for Information and Computer Security hosted a Workshop on Hot Topics in Networking and Security (HoNeST) at Ericsson, Inc. in Plano, TX. Several experts in the field of cybersecurity talked to an audience of more than 220 people. Seventy percent of the audience was from industry, which included managers, directors, and software developers. More than 50 companies were represented at the event.

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The UNT Kuehne Speaker Series on National Security was established in 2013 to showcase UNT’s nationally and internationally recognized programs and faculty engaged in issues related to national and human security. The series was established thanks to generous support from UNT alumnus Ernie Kuehne (’66), an attorney and president and board chairman of Kuehne Oil Co.

2014-15 Season Outlook  - General Keith B. Alexander (November 5, 2014 )

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

A nearly $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation will provide scholarships for doctoral students to study cyber security and information assurance in UNT’s College of Engineering, College of Business and College of Information. CSE Professor, Dr. Ram Dantu, is leading this program.

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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering received a donation of equipment from L-3 Mission Integration, a prime contractor in aerospace systems and national security solutions. L-3 donated Cisco servers to the Network Security Teaching Lab and Dell servers for our BA in Information Technology program. Based in Greenville, Texas, L-3 Mission Integration is a division of L-3 Communications, which is the sixth largest defense company in the United States and is headquartered in New York City. Thanks to L-3 for their donation to our CSE Department!

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Sunday, March 9, 2014

Congratulations to the CSE Cyber Defense Team on their third place finish in the Southwest Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC), on March 8 and 9 in San Antonio, TX. Dr. Mahadevan Gomathisankaran is the faculty mentor for the team. For more information see this Trusted Secure Systems Lab page. The team was featured in this news video about the competition.

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Saturday, February 1, 2014

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering, in collaboration with the National Convergence Technology Center at Collin College, will host the 3rd SoMiC Workshop: Security on the Move and in the Clouds (SoMiC) later this Spring. Speakers from area Faculty, Graduate Students, and Industry Professionals are all welcome and encouraged to attend. Suggested general topic areas include:

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Saturday, February 1, 2014

Computer Science and Engineering Cyber Defense Team passed the qualifying round on February 1 and became one of only four teams to compete in the Southwest Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC), on March 8 and 9 in San Antonio, TX. Dr. Mahadevan Gomathisankaran is the faculty mentor for the team.

(Picture: Back row (L-R): Alex Breinig, Chad Saye, Philip Becker, Jimi Mills; Front row (L-R): Tawfiq Shah, Junkai Sun, Dr. Mahadevan Gomathisankaran, Srujan Kotikela, Kevin Ray. Two members missing are Patrick Kamongi and Tim Page.)

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Friday, April 5, 2013

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering, in collaboration with the National Convergence Technology Center at Collin College, will host the 2nd SoMiC Workshop: Security on the Move and in the Clouds on April 5, 2013 at UNT’s Discovery Park campus. The Keynote speech at 8:30 will be given by Bhavani Thuraisingham of UTD. More program information is here. Faculty, Graduate Students, and Industry Professionals are all welcome and encouraged to attend.

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Monday, February 25, 2013

The Cyber Defense Team from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering has passed the qualifying round and will compete in the Southwest Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) on March 9 and 10 in San Antonio, TX. The qualifying round was held on January 25 and 26. Teams from the following universities will be competing:

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