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April 13, 2021
UMass Rescue Lab partners with MaxMind to use its IP geolocation tool (GeoIP2) to rescue hundreds of children from abuse.  
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April 02, 2021
The Oak Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to UMass Amherst Professor Brian Levine, Research Fellow Jagath Jai Kumar, and  University of California Berkeley Professor Hany Farid to increase the safety of children online.    
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March 30, 2021
Thao Trinh '21 looks forward to a career in cybersecurity.  Read about her journey at UMass Amherst.
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March 29, 2021
Students of Professor Gerome Miklau participated in the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Differential Privacy Temporal Map Challenge and won first place in the first round and placed third in the second round.  Details on the... more
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March 29, 2021
Wayne Burleson of ECE, UMass Amherst along with colleagues from around the world recently published a paper on Cybersecurity of Hospitals.  
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March 23, 2021
New England Hardware Security Day will take place virtually on April 9, 2021.  The event, co-organized by ECE Department's Dan Holcomb and colleagues from WPI, Yale, and Northeastern, brings together students, researchers, practitioners, and... more
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March 04, 2021
Brian Levine has been named as an ACM Fellow of the class of 2020: "For contributions to network forensics, security, and privacy, and for thwarting crimes against children"
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February 03, 2021
Marvin Cable, an instructor for the INFOSEC certificate program was recently the featured lecturer in the CICS Office of Diversity & Inclusion newsletter.  This article was written by Anna Dao.  
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August 27, 2020
Since February 2020, Brian Levine has been serving as a member of the European Commission's group on "Technical Solutions to Detect Child Sexual Abuse in End-to-end Encrypted Communications." 
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August 27, 2020
Brian Levine was quoted in a recent Boston Globe Magazine cover story by Linda Matchan about survivor Sarah Cooper.

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