New SPLICE Paper on Detecting Electronic Devices in Homes Using Harmonic Radar Technology

Phones, cameras, internet websites, and other devices constantly collect user data. The advent of so-called ‘Smart Things’ enables increasingly sensitive data to be collected inside the most private of spaces: the home. The first step in helping users regain control of their information that is collected inside their home is to alert them to the… Read More New SPLICE Paper on Detecting Electronic Devices in Homes Using Harmonic Radar Technology

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

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