May 24, 2021
RIT Cybersecurity Bootcamp cohort trains deaf, hard of hearing students for tech jobs
The Democrat and Chronicle interviews Justin Pelletier, director of the Cyber Range and Training Center, and Mark Jeremy, NTID lecturer, about the RIT Cybersecurity Bootcamp.
May 21, 2021
COVID-19 Safety Updates: Alert level back to GREEN
RIT’s COVID-19 Alert Level has returned to Green, meaning the prevalence of the virus in our community and on campus is low. We should all be proud of this accomplishment as we finished the academic year strong. As we begin our transition to summer, it is imperative that we adhere to safety protocols and remain vigilant.
May 20, 2021
RIT professor to lead international task force on shaping future computer science curriculum
Rajendra Raj, professor of computer science, has been appointed co-chair of an international task force to revise computer science curriculum in the next decade. This is the first time someone from RIT has been selected to co-lead the task force.
May 16, 2021
RIT graduate puts project together to help COVID patients after the death of her grandfather
WHEC-TV talks to Monika Verma, a recent human-computer interaction graduate, about her capstone project.
May 14, 2021
RIT sees more than 4,100 students graduate
Commencement ceremonies for more than 4,100 RIT students begin today and continue through Sunday, enabling graduating students to don their regalia, walk across a stage, and be acknowledged by administrators for their milestone achievements despite a global pandemic.
May 12, 2021
What CISOs really want from security vendors
CSO Online talks to Thomas Cary, director of technical operations for Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences and adjunct computing security faculty, about what chief information security officers need from their security vendors.
May 11, 2021
The Pipeline Hack
The Earl David Reed, Megan and Pat radio show, on WAIO-FM (95.1), features Jonathan Weissman, senior lecturer in the Department of Computing Security, discussing a cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline.
May 11, 2021
Ph.D. students take different career paths
More than 50 students are expected to earn their Ph.D. degrees by the end of June. The hooding ceremony, which will also include Ph.D. recipients in the class of 2020, is May 15.
May 10, 2021
CloudCover donates $500,000 to name Global Cybersecurity Institute conference center
CloudCover, an automated intelligence-driven cybersecurity platform, has made a $500,000 gift to name the conference center in RIT’s new Global Cybersecurity Institute (GCI). The CloudCover Conference Center serves as a central space for cybersecurity-related events and meetings with industry, students, government, and organizations.
May 10, 2021
Ransomware Attack That Halted US Fuel Pipeline a 'Criminal Act,' Biden Says
Voice of America talks to Justin Pelletier, director of the Global Cybersecurity Institute Cyber Range and Training Center, about a cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline.
May 7, 2021
Four inductees announced for Video Game Hall of Fame 2021 class
WROC-TV talks to Stephen Jacobs, professor of interactive games and media, about the inductees into the Video Game Hall of Fame.
May 7, 2021
Computing graduate inspired to help others after losing grandfather to COVID
Monika Verma has dedicated her capstone project to COVID patients across the world, after the pandemic hit too close to home for her last year. The graduating human-computer interaction master’s student is drawing from her family’s experience with COVID in hopes of finding ways to help others in similar situations.