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Protecting Data in the Cloud

ECE & CCIS Assistant Professor William Robertson discusses recent celebrity hacks and how users should protect their privacy and online data against hackers.

Detecting Vulnerabilities

ECE & CCIS Associate Professor Engin Kirda & Assistant Professor Wil Robertson won a $500K NSF grant to build an analysis tool which automates, engineers, & summarizes closed source binary software

Wil Robertson outthinks the cybercriminals

William Robertson, assistant professor of computer and information science and electrical and computer engineering Among researchers focused on cleaning up the world’s black market of Internet insecurity, Robertson is a leader—in large part because he has learned to think like a cybercriminal. This highly sophisticated set of hackers, members of a global Internet mafia, sit […]

Stopping Cyber Criminals

To stop cybercrime, you need to think like a criminal. That's what Northeastern is teaching information assurance students to do. – See more at: http://www.northeastern.edu/magazine/know-thine-enemy/#sthash.KID73xMR.dpuf

3Qs: The rules of cyber-​​engagement

The Obama admin­is­tra­tion is close to approving the nation’s first set of rules for how the mil­i­tary can defend or retal­iate against a major cyber­at­tack, according to a report last month in The New York Times. One such new rule would report­edly give the pres­i­dent power to order a pre-​​emptive strike if the U.S. detects […]

Northeastern receives $4.5M award to train future cybersecurity workforce

Professors & Associate Deans David Kaeli (ECE) & Agnes Chan (CCS) and Assistant Professor Will Robertson (ECE & CCS) were awarded a $4.5M NSF grant to train the next generation in cybersecurity.

Cybersecurity Training

Professors & Associate Deans David Kaeli (ECE) & Agnes Chan (CCS) and Assistant Professor Will Robertson (ECE & CCS) were awarded a $4.5M NSF grant to train the next generation in cybersecurity. Source: News @ Northeastern