Texas A&M Engineering Student Recognized by Microsoft Security Response Center for Security Vulnerability
In December 2018, the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) recognized Texas A&M Engineering student, Zachary Ratliff, for helping make Microsoft online services safer by finding and reporting a security vulnerability. Ratliff privately disclosed a security vulnerability in Microsoft’s online services and worked with them to remediate the issue. See the full list here
By: Savanna Hoover, Texas A&M University College of Engineering Smart devices are integrating into our workspaces and homes, providing convenient features such as security cameras, temperature control, motor games and more. Smart devices often have cameras that transmit data to the cloud. The cloud uses analytics to recognize different actions and sends data back to […]
By: Rachel Rose Four undergraduate students in the Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University placed third in the national Embedded Security Challenge, which was part of the International Cyber Security Awareness Worldwide (CSAW) competition.
By The Alamo AFCEA Tech Room If you missed this year’s Alamo Chapter Event (ACE), you missed another top-notch event that broke records and barriers over three days filled with speakers, engagements and exhibits. The event hosted 2,500 attendees and welcomed back the Mayor of San Antonio, Ron Nirenberg, as well as the new 502nd Air […]
By: Rachel Rose Hardware is a part of every electronic device you use. Whether it’s a sensor in your car or a chip that controls the temperature within your house, it is vital that the systems that we rely on so heavily remain uncompromised. Until recently, cyber attacks were primarily targeted toward software, but they […]
The Texas A&M University team GigEmBytes was the winner of the 2018 Alamo Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association’s annual Capture the Flag competition held on Nov. 7. The competition, sponsored by Deloitte, featured challenges from a wide range of categories including web, crypto, reverse engineering and forensics.
By: Felysha Walker Mozilla awarded Dr. Jeff Huang, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, a grant to support his significant research in detecting and eliminating web browser-based attacks. Specifically, Huang is focused on developing automated tools to protect web browsers from memory corruption vulnerabilities.
Chief Information Officer Bernie Acre visits with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia about technology hacking possibilities, their cyber training program, cyber security career opportunities, and more during his appearance on The Infomaniacs on Thursday, October 4, 2018.