SPLICE Paper on Engaging Students and Teachers in IoT Security Research

The Cybersecurity Assurance & Policy (CAP) Center at Morgan State University hosted two undergraduate engineering students and a high school STEM teacher to conduct IoT security research throughout summer ’21. The goal was for students to develop their team-building and leadership skills while working on an assigned research project and for the teacher to be… Read More SPLICE Paper on Engaging Students and Teachers in IoT Security Research

IBM partners with MSU to Establish Cybersecurity Leadership Center

In a recent press release, “IBM Chairman and CEO Arvind Krishna pledged for IBM to partner with HBCUs to establish Cybersecurity Leadership Centers, with the goal of building a more diverse U.S. cyber workforce.” Morgan State University (MSU) is one of the first six of more than 20 Cybersecurity Leadership Centers. “Participant universities will have access to a… Read More IBM partners with MSU to Establish Cybersecurity Leadership Center

Upcoming Seminar on Embedded Cybersecurity by Kevin Kornegay

SPLICE PI, Kevin Kornegay, will present at the UCSF-Stanford CERSI-FDA Distinguished Speaker Series on Cybersecurity for Biomedical Engineering on Thursday February 17th, 2022 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm EST. Abstract: Biomedical engineering students learn how to ensure the safety and effectiveness of medical products ranging from medical devices to pharmaceutical products. Today, that advanced degree skill… Read More Upcoming Seminar on Embedded Cybersecurity by Kevin Kornegay

Morgan State University – a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense

Morgan State University has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense through the academic year 2027. The National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) jointly sponsor the CAE-CD program. The program serves as a catalyst to protect the country’s National Information Infrastructure, by promoting higher education and… Read More Morgan State University – a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense

We are recruiting master’s and doctoral students!

Are you interested in continuing your studies and contributing to the field of SmartHome security and privacy? If so, you’ve come to the right place! The SPLICE team is an interdisciplinary research team spanning seven institutions. Our researchers work in four main areas: Systems and networks; Internet of Things; Sociology, law and policy; and Human-Computer… Read More We are recruiting master’s and doctoral students!

Khir Henderson featured in Diversity in Action Fall 2021 Magazine

Khir Henderson, doctoral student at Morgan State University whose work focuses on designing and developing sustainable and scalable architectures to help protect some of the major security vulnerabilities in our nation’s critical infrastructures, was recently featured in the Fall 2021 edition of Diversity in Action. Khir’s work on the SPLICE team includes investigating hardware and software… Read More Khir Henderson featured in Diversity in Action Fall 2021 Magazine

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

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