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Quantum security

Building a security standard for a post-quantum future

If a large quantum computer can be built, it could retroactively decrypt almost all internet communication ever recorded.|Medium Read
Abstract lines connecting in space

$6.25M MURI project will decode world’s most complex networks

New tools could fight crime, protect financial system|Medium Read
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg seated at a table

Zuckerberg Capitol Hill testimony: Engineering experts offer comments

U-M profs weigh new business model, European-style regulation|Short Read
Halderman standing in front of voting machines

‘I hacked an election. So can the Russians.’

Professor Alex Halderman and the New York Times staged a mock election to demonstrate voting machine vulnerability. |Short Read
Exterior view of the Boulby site

Nuclear nonproliferation: U-M participates in project monitoring nuclear reactors from afar

Secret nuclear power reactors could be detected by capturing elusive antineutrinos.|Medium Read
Matt Bernhard

CSE PhD student Matt Bernhard on the Facebook data breach

In this video, CSE PhD Student Matt Bernhard weighs in on the matter Facebook data harvesting, such as that done by Cambridge Analytica.|Short Read

Sara Pozzi featured in nuclear nonproliferation podcast

Listen to Sara Pozzi and colleagues at Oregon State discuss nuclear nonproliferation today and technologies on the horizon.|Short Read

Can sound be used as a weapon? 4 questions answered

What happened to people inside the U.S. Embassy in Havana?|Short Read

Cuba ‘sonic attacks’: A covert accident?

‘We've demonstrated a scenario in which the harm might have been unintentional.’|Short Read

Internet-scanning U-M startup offers new approach to cybersecurity

Censys is the first commercially available internet-wide scanning tool. It helps IT experts to secure large networks with a constantly changing array of devices.|Medium Read

Cybersecurity in self-driving cars: U-M releases threat identification tool

Mcity report gives new insights into automated vehicle vulnerabilities|Medium Read
5 researchers work with computer sensors

A shoe-box-sized chemical detector

Powered by a broadband infrared laser, the device can zero in on the ‘spectral fingerprint region’.|Medium Read