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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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Gu, collaborators receive grant for groundbreaking cybersecurity project

Dr. Guofei Gu, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, led a team of researchers from five universities on a collaborative project involving groundbreaking security management that has been awarded a $3 million grant. The grant is jointly presented from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the software company VMware.

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How to Revamp a Curriculum Quickly — but Not Too Quickly

To galvanize research and education in the discipline, and to provide a pipeline of graduates to industry and government jobs, the Texas A&M University System created the Texas A&M Cybersecurity Center in 2015. Daniel J. Ragsdale, a 30-year Army veteran, was appointed its director.

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Ransomware Impacting 200k Outdated Windows Computers

Computers around the world were halted by a ransomware that exploits a Microsoft Windows fault that was originally discovered early this year. Dr. Ragsdale, Director of Texas A&M Cybersecurity Center, comments on this recent attack.

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2017 DIR Information Security Forum

The Texas A&M Cybersecurity Center hosted a Capture the Flag (CTF) Tournament for the 2017 Department of Information Resources Information Security Forum in Austin, TX on April 12, 2017.

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Texas A&M Cadet, Bush School Student Preparing For Career In Cyber Security

Emily Otto is a twenty-eight-year-old cadet in the Texas A&M Army Reserve Officer Training Corps and second-year graduate student at the Bush School of Government and Public Service. She’s held the rank of Sergeant in the US Army, she’s studying defense and cybersecurity policy, she works out three times a week, and she speaks German. When she commissions this spring, she will be the first officer to branch from Texas A&M into Cyber as a Cyber Operations Officer.

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Texas A&M Cybersecurity Club Gives Back

Texas A&M Cybersecurity Club Gives Back This past Saturday (March 25th) the Texas A&M Cybersecurity participated in The Big Event to say thank you for everything the College Station...

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Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge

A team of students from Texas A&M University competed in the Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge on March 17-18, 2017. The Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge aims “to provide students across academic...

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Aggies Advance to Semi-Final Round in Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge

A team of students from Texas A&M University have advanced to the semi-final round in the 2017 Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge, which was held March 17-18 in Washington, D.C. The event is designed to provide students with a deeper understanding of the policy challenges associated with cyber crisis and conflict.

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