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Dr. S. Shankar Sastry speaks before an audience.

Technology innovation for the most pressing problems of society

S. Shankar Sastry, Dean and Roy W. Carlson Professor of Engineering at the University of California at Berkeley delivers the The 2017 Michael Korybalski Distinguished Lecture.|Short Read
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Nobody reads privacy policies – here’s how to fix that

Florian Schaub discusses turning privacy notices into something useful for consumers.|Medium Read
Kevin Fu

Kevin Fu recognized with Regents’ Award for Distinguished Public Service

Kevin Fu has been recognized for informing policy makers and Congress about issues in computer security.|Medium Read

Manos Kapritsos and collaborators win USENIX security paper award

Their paper introduces a new programming language and tool called Vale that supports flexible, automated verification of high-performance assembly code.|Short Read

Prof. J. Alex Halderman testifies in front of senate intelligence committee on secure elections

His remarks focused on vulnerabilities in the US voting system and a policy agenda for securing the system against the threat of hacking.|Short Read
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Smartphone security hole

‘Open port’ backdoors are common.|Short Read

Open ports act as security wormholes into mobile devices

Researchers have for the first time characterized a widespread vulnerability in the software that runs on mobile devices.|Medium Read
Prof. Chris Peikert

Chris Peikert named first-ever Patrick C. Fischer development professor

Peikert’s research is dedicated to developing new, stronger mathematical foundations for cryptography.|Short Read
Scientist examines an accelerometer sensor

Sonic cyber attacks show security holes in ubiquitous sensors

Michigan Engineering researchers discuss and demonstrate the sound-based attacks they leveled at the accelerometers found in everyday electronics.|Medium Read
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Wellman participates in AI doomsday prevention workshop

Michael Wellman, a U-M Engineering professor, recently took part in a workshop to anticipate and prevent possible adverse outcomes of artificial intelligence.|Short Read
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Mingyan Liu: Confessions of a pseudo data scientist

Liu's most recent research involves online learning, modeling of large-scale internet measurement data, and incentive mechanisms for security games.|Short Read

CSE and local community turn out for Science on Screen movie and lecture

The evening's program included a screening of I Voted? and a lecture by Prof. Halderman.|Short Read