News & Events

June 18, 2024
Max Sonderegger was one of eight graduating seniors chosen by the UMass Amherst Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) Undergraduate Awards Committee to receive its 2024 Outstanding Undergraduate Achievement Award, the college's... more
March 20, 2024
Dean Laura Haas and Professor Brian Levine, director of the UMass Amherst Cybersecurity Institute, hosted Massachusetts Attorney General Andrea Campbell for a discussion and tour of the Digital Evidence Lab. A partnership between the Cybersecurity... more
January 31, 2024
Amir Houmansadr, associate professor in the Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences, has just received his third award for his investigation into Internet privacy and security for his co-authored USENIX Security 2023 paper, "How the... more
October 18, 2023
The Cybersecurity Institute held its first Hackathon on Friday, October 13th, in CS 150/151. The hackathon's primary focus was on understanding what tools could help make mobile apps safe by design. The event's goal was to make progress in building... more
August 15, 2023
The New York Times recently published an article about Professor Brian Levine's research on identifing risky apps. He and a team of researchers have built a searchable website called the App Danger Project, which provides clear guidance on the... more
July 26, 2023
A team of ECE faculty, Profs. Burleson, Xia, Goeckel and Lorenzo have started a new research project funded by the Army Research Lab on Cognitive Distributed Sensing in Congested Radio Frequency Environments. The work involves new algorithms,... more
June 20, 2023
Professor Brian Levine, director of the UMass Rescue Lab, is a contributor to a Wall Street Journal investigative report alleging that Instagram's algorithms are helping connect and promote a vast network of accounts devoted to the commission and... more
May 23, 2023
Three members of the UMass Cybersecurity Team were among eight graduating seniors chosen by the UMass Amherst Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) to receive its 2023 Outstanding Undergraduate Achievement Awards.... more
April 12, 2023
Faculty members and students from UMass Amherst participated in the annual New England Hardware Security Day (NEHWS), held in April at Northeastern University. NEHWS serves as a platform for hardware security experts in the New England region to... more
January 31, 2023
Fatima Anwar was awarded a NSF CAREER grant. "Secure Timing Architecture for Untrusted Edge Systems."