By: Alyssa Goard AUSTIN (KXAN) — A three day hackathon focused on targeting drone dangers wound down Sunday as three teams of finalists walked away with the promise of $15,000 to support the ideas they’d created for the future.
By: Lesley Kriewald The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), represented by the Texas A&M Cybersecurity Center, has signed a new collaborative agreement with the Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA), which aims to strengthen cooperation between both parties in relation to cybersecurity. The agreement was signed at Texas A&M University at Qatar by His Excellency […]
The future of spam and scam phone calls A new report from a private company suggests that by 2019, nearly half of all calls to cellphones will be scam calls.
A New Kind of Warfare: The Bush School of Government and Public Service grooms students for cybersecurity careers
By: Jeannie Ralston Traditionally, militaries have fought in four arenas: air, land, sea and space. But as the damage wreaked by computer hackers expands from breaching retail security systems to penetrating national security computer networks, a fifth—and perhaps even more nefarious—battlefield has emerged: cyberspace. As cyberthreats increase, so do the number of students choosing to […]
On September 11, 2018, Texas A&M Cybersecurity Center hosted a Cybersecurity Networking Social, which allowed for both students and companies in this field to have a smaller, more focused event to connect with each other. There were 18 companies and over 200 students in attendance.
By The Eagle The Texas A&M University System’s Security Operations Center works to protect the System from an estimated 1 million attempted cyberattacks per month, according to a three-minute video made available Wednesday that outlines the center’s work.
The Texas A&M Cybersecurity Center sponsored a student trip to Las Vegas, Nevada, last month for DEF CON, a world-renowned annual hacking convention. This year’s convention attracted more than 28,000 attendees, including 20 students from Texas A&M University. “It was easily the most rewarding, informational and career-inspiring experience I have ever had,” said senior John […]
North Las Vegas, NV, August 3, 2018 – Earlier today, a couple dozen elite hackers congregated in North Las Vegas to compete in the U.S. Cyber Challenge (USCC) Capture-the-Flag competition, which was the final activity of a week-long intensive cybersecurity boot camp program. The winning team included Douglas Nguyen, Joshua Ambrose, and Andrew Meserole. Each of the winners were awarded an education voucher from (ISC)2 and a scholarship from the Center for Internet Security (CIS) at the award ceremony immediately following the competition. The camp took place at Cheyenne High School and was co-hosted by Southern Utah University.