Dr. Denise Anthony Confirmed as Health Management and Policy Department Chair at the University of Michigan

Dr. Denise Anthony, SPLICE PI at the University of Michigan whose work focuses on social dynamics of cooperation, trust, and privacy across social settings, has been approved by the University of Michigan Board of Regents as the next Health Management and Policy department chair. Additional to her SPLICE work, Anthony has studied the effects of… Read More Dr. Denise Anthony Confirmed as Health Management and Policy Department Chair at the University of Michigan

New SPLICE paper on Engaging Underrepresented Students in Cybersecurity

To increase minority students’ participation, particularly African Americans in cyber fields, STEM engineering education requires a new approach to student learning. Students learn best when they are actively involved in the learning process. The concept of gamification is an emerging alternative approach that adds game elements to traditional instruction, engaging students in learning engineering concepts.… Read More New SPLICE paper on Engaging Underrepresented Students in Cybersecurity

New SPLICE Position Paper: ‘Tussles in IoT Space: Crucial Considerations for Consumer Devices’

Executive Order 14028 issued in May of 2021 asked the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to “identify IoT cybersecurity criteria for a consumer labeling program,” as “the United States faces persistent and increasingly sophisticated malicious cyber campaigns that threaten the public sector, the private sector, and ultimately the American people’s security and privacy.”… Read More New SPLICE Position Paper: ‘Tussles in IoT Space: Crucial Considerations for Consumer Devices’

New SPLICE paper on Security and Privacy Attitudes

Many studies of mobile security and privacy are, for simplicity, limited to either only Android users or only iOS users. However, it is not clear whether there are systematic differences in the privacy and security knowledge or preferences of users who select these two platforms. Understanding these differences could provide important context about the generalizability… Read More New SPLICE paper on Security and Privacy Attitudes

Morgan State receives $3.1M NSF CyberCorps Scholarship

Morgan State University has been recognized for proposing “innovative approaches to cybersecurity education and professional development that […] will support students [and] increase the vitality of cybersecurity preparedness for the nation.” This recognition includes $3.1 million in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) through the CyberCorps Scholarship program to provide full scholarships and stipends… Read More Morgan State receives $3.1M NSF CyberCorps Scholarship

Kevin Kornegay on guiding automobile cybersecurity

Kevin Kornegay, SPLICE PI from Morgan State University, recently spoke with Tom Temin of the Federal News Network about the CAP Center‘s most recent collaboration with the NSA to ensure automobile cybersecurity. Kornegay describes that to find malicious code injected into the firmware of automobiles, he and his team first need to access the hardware… Read More Kevin Kornegay on guiding automobile cybersecurity

Finding and reporting a device vulnerability

*Posted on behalf of Adam Vandenbussche, Dartmouth ’22* My name is Adam and I’m a Dartmouth undergraduate researcher on the SPLICE project. I first became involved with SPLICE as a student in Professor Kotz’s COSC 89.26 SPLICE seminar course last fall. After spending the term reading and discussing papers considering a variety of security and privacy concerns in IoT, our… Read More Finding and reporting a device vulnerability