Computing Security BS
September 13, 2021
RIT again ranked among the best universities in the nation by ‘U.S. News’
RIT has again been recognized as one of the best national universities by U.S. News & World Report, which also cited the university as among the most innovative, best valued, and with highly regarded cooperative education and internship programs.
July 27, 2021
RIT cybersecurity student researchers put voting machine security to the test
A team of RIT students was granted the opportunity to conduct an independent security test of the ExpressVote XL voting machine for Election Systems & Software (ES&S), the largest voting device manufacturer in the United States.
June 26, 2021
‘Cyberwar’ is leaving everyday people exposed, experts give tips to stay safe
WROC-TV talks to Jonathan Weissman, senior lecturer in the Department of Computing Security, about improving personal cybersecurity.
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.
April 28, 2021
Cybersecurity complex open for business
The cyber pandemic is just one of many cybersecurity issues that RIT experts are working to address in the new Global Cybersecurity Institute (GCI). Late last fall, the GCI opened the doors to its 52,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility on campus. With the institute, RIT is on its way to becoming one of the best places in the world for cybersecurity education, training, and research.
April 7, 2021
What We Watched and Facebook Data Breached
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 the recent Facebook data breach. The segment begins at the 14-minute mark.
March 22, 2021
RIT wins Northeast regional collegiate cyber defense competition
A team of RIT cybersecurity students is moving on to the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NCCDC), after taking first place at the regional competition March 19–21. The annual event is part of the nation’s largest college-level cyber defense competition.
March 19, 2021
Someone You Should Know: Noah Wallace
WHAM-TV features Noah Wallace, a fourth-year computing security student who helped develop a partnership with Jewish Senior Life.
March 3, 2021
IBM gift to help RIT’s Global Cybersecurity Institute enhance workforce development
IBM is making a more than $3.3 million in-kind donation to RIT to help enhance cybersecurity capabilities in the university’s new Global Cybersecurity Institute, as well as support security training and competitions for students.
January 14, 2021
Virtual Pen-Testing Competition Tasks College Students With Running a Red Team Operation
Dark Reading talks to Justin Pelletier, director of the GCI Cyber Range and Training Center, and computing security student Sunggwan Choi about RIT’s Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition.
January 11, 2021
RIT takes top spot over Stanford, Cal Poly in Collegiate Pentesting Competition
A team of RIT students took first place at the Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition (CPTC) international finals Jan. 7-10. This is RIT’s first time winning the competition, which challenges the world’s brightest cybersecurity college students to put their hacking skills to the test.
December 16, 2020
World’s best cybersecurity colleges face-off in offensive-based competition Jan. 7-10
The world’s best white hat cybersecurity students will be crowned at the Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition (CPTC) global finals Jan. 7–10. The event is the culmination of the world’s largest offensive-based collegiate cybersecurity competition and will be run virtually through RIT.