September 18, 2023
Dr. Billy Brumley named new Endowed Professor in Cybersecurity at RIT’s ESL Global Cybersecurity Institute
Decorated researcher brings leading work in system security, cryptography engineering, and side-channel analysis.
September 18, 2023
RIT recognized as No. 98 in prestigious national university ranking by ‘U.S. News’
RIT is ranked 98th as a “National University” in the 2024 edition of U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges, jumping seven spots from last year. This list of 443 includes the nation’s best research universities that also offer a full range of undergraduate majors, plus master’s and doctoral programs, and emphasize faculty research or award professional practice doctorates.
July 24, 2023
New cybersecurity department and degree names align with evolving industry
Cybersecurity is no longer a buzzword—it’s the dominant industry term. That’s why RIT’s computing security degrees and department have adopted new names. The transition from “computing security” to “cybersecurity” will help RIT align with the ever-changing demands of the cybersecurity industry.
May 18, 2023
News10NBC Investigates: Smart meter security
WHEC-TV talks to Sumita Mishra, professor in the Department of Computing Security, about RG&E's plans to switch to smart meters.
April 28, 2023
Wegmans sponsors Women in Computing Collaboratory to promote diversity in tech industry
RIT’s Women in Computing organization is partnering with Wegmans to support diversity and inclusion in the computing industry. Wegmans is committing $200,000 throughout the next five years to the WiC group to support its work in advancing all women and gender minorities in computing.
April 24, 2023
Marilla man trying to get $27,000 back after wire transfer at his own bank
WKBW-TV talks to Jonathan Weissman, senior lecturer in the Department of Computing Security, about how cyber criminals collect personal information.
April 13, 2023
Another emailed bomb threat against Hilton schools; Will they ever find the sender?
WHEC-TV talks to Ahmed Hamza, lecturer in the Department of Computing Security, about tracking emailed bomb threats.
March 25, 2023
Audio deepfake scams: Criminals are using AI to sound like family and people are falling for it
Euronews interviews Matthew Wright, professor and chair of computing security, about audio deepfake scams and how people can protect themselves.
March 17, 2023
Voice deepfakes are calling – here’s what they are and how to avoid getting scammed
Essay by Matthew Wright, professor and chair, and Christopher Schwartz, postdoctoral research associate, both in the Department of Computing Security, published by The Conversation.
March 3, 2023
Tik Tok privacy protection, an RIT cybersecurity expert weighs in
WROC-TV talks to Ahmed Hamza, lecturer in the Department of Computing Security, about TikTok security.
February 20, 2023
Hanif Rahbari earns NSF CAREER Award to enhance connected vehicle security
Hanif Rahbari, an assistant professor of computing security, was awarded a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to make connected vehicles more reliable and secure against quantum attacks.
February 1, 2023
Educating future generations in high-tech complex
RIT opened the doors to its world-class home for cybersecurity in 2020, and it’s making the university one of the best places for cybersecurity education, training, and research.