CICS News

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Dr. Ram Dantu, director of the UNT Center for Information and Cyber Security (CICS), was featured in a Dallas Innovates article on "26 North Texas Innovators Who Are The Future Today".

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Friday, February 1, 2019

UNT Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) and Center for Information and Cyber Security (CICS) faculty member Dr. Mark Thompson will host a table at Great Conversations 2019 to talk about "Hack Attack: Is Computer Security Out of Control?" on February 26, 2019 in the Emerald Eagle Ballroom at the UNT Union. Great Conversations is a benefit that supports the scholarship funds at the Honors College at the University of North Texas.

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Ram Dantu, director of UNT’s Center for Information and Cyber Security and College of Engineering professor, was named one of DCEO’s Dallas 500 for his effort and dedication to technology and cybersecurity. The list recognizes the top 500 influential business leaders from 60 categories in North Texas who help to advance the Dallas-Fort Worth economy. Dantu was one of six named for his work in cybersecurity.

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Friday, October 5, 2018

UNT College of Engineering Assistant Professor Hassan Takabi recently received more than $1 million in grants from the National Science Foundation

The first grant is for $515,974 and will be spent developing a computer defense against malicious insiders who leverage basic computer access into unauthorized computer entry.

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

UNT Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) and Center for Information and Cyber Security (CICS) faculty member Dr. Mark Thompson will host a table at Great Conversations 2018 to talk about "The Ups and Downs of Cryptocurrencies" on March 1, 2018 in the Emerald Eagle Ballroom at the UNT Union. Great Conversations is a benefit that supports the scholarship funds at the Honors College at the University of North Texas.

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Monday, November 20, 2017

UNT Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) faculty member Dr. Ryan Garlick was featured on the History Channel beginning on November 14 in a five part series on the infamous Zodiac serial killer and the various coded messages he sent to newspapers in the San Francisco Bay Area. Viewers were able to follow the code team digging into clues in the ciphers while working together with seasoned field investigators Sal LaBarbera and Ken Mains as they chased the many clues in the Zodiac case.

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Monday, November 20, 2017

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering was recently designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education at the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE Conference & Expo 2017 held November 7-8, 2017 in Dayton, OH. The redesignation is good through Academic Year 2022. This is the fourth renewal of UNT, which is one of the few schools continuing the Centers for Excellence from inception.

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Faculty in the UNT Department  of Computer Science  and Engineering (CSE) took part in the College of Engineering’s UNT Cybersecurity Summit held on October 27, 2017 at the Courtyard Dallas Allen at the John Q. Hammons Center. The summit featured three panels and two keynote speakers and was attended by one hundred participants. Led by CSE’s Cybersecurity Program, the summit covered cybersecurity topics associated with today’s business world, including the Internet of Things, network security and wireless security.

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Friday, September 1, 2017

Congratulations to CICS Director Dr. Ram Dantu for being a 2017 Technology Inventor finalist at the Tech Titans Gala on August 25, 2017! The Technology Inventor Award recognizes the pioneering accomplishment of a person, team or group responsible for the creation of breakthrough ideas, processes or products which have advanced the discipline(s) of the arts, education, electronics, energy, engineering, environment, medicine and/or science. Dr. Dantu was one of four people nominated for the Technology Inventor Award.

Photo of Dr. Ram Dantu's Outstanding Technology Advocate award
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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Dr. Ram Dantu, Director of the UNT Center for Information and Cyber Security, won the "Outstanding Technology Advocate" award at the inaugural D CEO CIO/CTO awards ceremony on September 27, 2016! A partnership between D CEO magazine and the Information Systems Security Association, this program honors chief information officers, chief technology officers, and other in top IT posts in the North Texas Region. A list of winners can be found here.

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