SPLICE Publication on Privacy concerns of older adults using voice-assistant systems

Voice assistant systems (VAS) are software platforms such as Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant that complete various tasks using voice commands. VAS present opportunities for older adults to improve home safety, participate in remote monitoring, and optimize medication adherence. A recent study found that VAS ownership and use in older adults (>60 years) was similar to… Read More SPLICE Publication on Privacy concerns of older adults using voice-assistant systems

Reflecting on Two Years of SPLICE Achievements

This past month, team members from all seven SPLICE institutions traveled to Hanover, New Hampshire, to meet in-person for the first time since the start of the project in October of 2020. Our annual meeting lasted two and a half days, with the first day including team professional development events, research-based meetings, and a poster… Read More Reflecting on Two Years of SPLICE Achievements

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

New SPLICE Paper: ‘SoK: Cryptographic Confidentiality of Data on Mobile Devices’

Mobile devices have become an indispensable component of modern life. With high storage capacity, these devices can store large amounts of sensitive personal data, making them a high-value target for data theft, and a valuable source of forensic data for law-enforcement agencies. Over the past several years, device and cloud service providers have deployed a… Read More New SPLICE Paper: ‘SoK: Cryptographic Confidentiality of Data on Mobile Devices’

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

SPLICE at MSU- Recognized for Innovation

Morgan State University’s Division of Research and Economic Development recognizes SPLICE members, PI Kevin Kornegay and Dr. Hailu Belay, for their innovation by announcing them as 2021 Innovation of the Year Award recipients. Dr. Hailu Belay and Dr. Kornegay’s Smart Antenna System was recognized with an Intellectual Property Innovation Award. This award recognizes individuals who… Read More SPLICE at MSU- Recognized for Innovation