The NSA Codebreaker challenge gave students around the country a chance to put their coding skills to use in a difficult context with a variety of interesting applications. Daniel Ragsdale, a professor of computer science and engineering and director of the Texas A&M Cybersecurity Center, said the event provides student with universal cybersecurity skills.
With more devices connected to the internet, homes have become smarter. It’s possible for a refrigerator to send shopping reminders, and to control the lights or thermostat while away from home. But as the things around us become smarter, there is a growing need to ensure that they also become safer.
As a result of recent support from The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, cybersecurity initiatives at Texas A&M University has been greatly accelerated. The initial focus of the Bradley funded effort is to address the cybersecurity of critical infrastructures. While cybersecurity threats appear to be ever-increasing in almost every area, the increased exposure and vulnerability […]
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University recently launched a new student organization, specifically geared toward students who have an interest in the vital field of cybersecurity.
Dr. Daniel Ragsdale ’80, has joined the Department of Computer Science and Engineering’s faculty at Texas A&M University as a professor of practice. He comes to the department from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) where he has served as program manager since 2011. During his time at DARPA, he managed a $175 million research […]
Texas A&M took second place in the Sixth National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) in San Antonio in April 2011. Texas A&M secured its place in the national contest after winning the Southwestern Regional CCDC in March.