Search Engineering Faculty Experts

68%

OF OIL AND GAS ORGANIZATIONS
HAVE SUFFERED A DIGITAL ATTACK

– Siemens report on Cybersecurity in the Oil & Gas 2017

$19B

PROPOSED INVESTMENT IN CYBERSECURITY BY U.S.
GOVERNMENT IN FY 2017

– Cybersecurity National Action Plan

1.5M

PREDICTED SHORTAGE OF
U.S. INFORMATION SECURITY
PROFESSIONALS BY 2019

– CyberSecurity Jobs Report Q1 2017

$2.1T+

GLOBAL ANNUAL LOSS
FROM CYBER CRIME
BY 2019

– Report by Juniper Research 2015

Texas A&M Cybersecurity Events

TAMU² – DoD Cyber Scholarship

Department of Defense Cyber Scholarship Program Academic Year 2017-2018 Deadline May 15, 2017 Scholarship Funds Cover: Full cost of tuition for 1 academic school year Required fees (including health care) Books (from required book list, not books which are optional...

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How to Keep your Genome Secret

Tuesday, April 18, 4-5 PM, Blocker 149

A mathematical solution for securely handling computation on genomic data, highlighting the results of a recent international contest in this area.

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NSA visits Texas A&M University

On April 3-4, 2017, the National Security Agency (NSA) visited Texas A&M University as part of the second round of evaluations in the process to obtain the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations (CAE-CO) designation.

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Texas A&M Cybersecurity News

Dallas County Worries Russian Hackers Targeted Election System

With recent news that Russian hackers targeted the Dallas County web servers in the run-up to last November’s election, Cybersecurity Center Director Dr. Daniel Ragsdale discusses ways that local, state, and federal entities can cooperate and implement standards to ensure that election systems remain secure.

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As cyberthreats increase, so do the number of students choosing to protect their nation on the cyberspace front. Texas A&M University’s Bush School of Government and Public Service is proving to be the ideal training ground for these students. Since its founding in 1997, the Bush School’s faculty mixture of top-tier academics and real-world practitioners have prepared graduate students for careers in public administration, public service and international affairs. This includes grooming students for careers in national security.

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Texas A&M receives award during annual cybersecurity summit

Texas A&M University is quickly establishing itself as one of the country’s leading academic centers for cybersecurity as the subject continues to permeate a broader scope both nationally and internationally.
The National Security Agency, in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security, officially named the university as a National Center of Academic Excellence in cyber operations during the ninth annual National Cyber Summit in Huntsville, Alabama, this week.

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Texas A&M Designated National Center Of Academic Excellence In Cyber Operations By NSA

The National Security Agency (NSA), along with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has designated Texas A&M University as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Operations , in acknowledgement of Texas A&M’s cybersecurity curriculum. Alongside the University’s recognition as a Center of Academic Excellence- Research (CAE-R) and as a Center of Academic Excellence- Four-Year Baccalaureate/Graduate Education (CAE-CDE), Texas A&M is one of a handful of universities to hold all three NSA designations.

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National and International Cybersecurity News

Dallas County Worries Russian Hackers Targeted Election System

With recent news that Russian hackers targeted the Dallas County web servers in the run-up to last November’s election, Cybersecurity Center Director Dr. Daniel Ragsdale discusses ways that local, state, and federal entities can cooperate and implement standards to ensure that election systems remain secure.

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Special Reports on Cybersecurity 2017

After WannaCry, what other technological horrors lurk in our networks? Trump and cyber security. Ransomware: the robber on today’s digital highways. Why the attack was a wake-up call to investors. And how Russia displaced China as the main state cyber threat.

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MESSAGE FROM OUR DIRECTOR

Daniel J. Ragsdale, Ph.D.

Director, Texas A&M Cybersecurity Center
Professor of Practice, Computer Science and Engineering

Dr. Daniel “Rags” Ragsdale is a thirty-year Army veteran whose service included combat deployments to Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom), Afghanistan (Enduring Freedom), and Grenada (Urgent Fury). He is currently a Professor of Practice at Texas A&M and is the Director of the Cybersecurity Initiative for the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES). In that capacity he is responsible for managing and directing cybersecurity research and educational initiatives at Texas A&M. (read more)

Email rags@tamu.edu
Office 979.845.7398
Address  Donald L. Houston Center, 200 Discovery Drive, 3112 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843