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  • March 10, 2021

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    Podcast: Championship Hacking  

    Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 44: RIT took home the top trophy at the Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition international finals in 2021, beating out student teams from 63 other schools. Team captain Sunggwan Choi, a fifth-year computing security BS/MS student, and Spencer Roth, a third-year computing security BS/MS student, share their experiences from the team’s win and discuss how the competition has impacted their futures in the ever-changing field of cybersecurity.

  • March 3, 2021

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    Registration open for cybersecurity bootcamp for deaf and hard-of-hearing adults

    An initiative to retrain deaf and hard-of-hearing adults for employment in cybersecurity jobs is being launched by NTID as the demand for information security analysts is on the rise, and many employers are looking for applicants with skills in cybersecurity. In partnership with RIT’s Global Cybersecurity Institute, the fully remote bootcamp is specifically designed for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals.

  • March 3, 2021

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    RIT Electronic Gaming Society reinvents itself to connect students during COVID

    RIT’s Electronic Gaming Society is always reinventing itself to provide its members with the best gaming experience possible. During the COVID-19 pandemic, that has been no different. In addition to offering students access to more popular consoles and hosting game servers, the club is experimenting with virtual reality that has made their weekly game nights increasingly popular.
     

  • March 1, 2021

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    RIT holds student contest to name the Innovative Maker and Learning Complex

    The Innovative Maker and Learning Complex will be a building like no other on the RIT campus, and an alumnus who is helping make it possible wants RIT students to give it a name to remember. A contest to name the building is for current RIT undergraduate and graduate students in good standing. Deadline for submission is March 13. Voting will begin March 18.

  • February 26, 2021

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    RIT/NTID’s ‘World Around You’ platform chosen for Inclusive Education award

    World Around You, a multilingual platform created by a team at NTID, was selected as the winner of the Inclusive Education award by the mEducation Alliance. The goal of World Around You, or WAY, is to increase global literacy for deaf children by providing greater access to sign languages, early-grade reading materials, vocabulary, reading instruction, and digital games.  

  • February 11, 2021

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    How Does Wi-Fi Work on Airplanes?  

    Martha Stewart magazine talks with Jonathan Weissman, senior lecturer in the Department of Computing Security, about how to access Wi-Fi safely while in flight.