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WBAL-TV 11: All systems vulnerable to cyberattacks

December 23, 2014

Johns Hopkins Information Security Institute’s Joe Carrigan believes Sony’s cancellation of ‘The Interview’ sets dangerous precedent. Says Carrigan, “There is no such thing as a perfectly secure system. Every system is going to have vulnerabilities in it…” Learn more here.

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“Be aware of what you’re putting on your phone,” Matthew Green tells NPR

September 4, 2014

What fills up your iPhone’s photo album? Selfies? Snaps of gourmet meals gone by? Anything you’d rather not mention or moments not meant for the world to see? Then you better know about two factor authentication. That’s the advice JHU information security expert Matthew Green shared during an interview this week on NPR’s All Things […]

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Hack-Proof: Hopkins at the Forefront of Push to Make Computers Secure

August 8, 2014

Johns Hopkins and four other schools have won a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish the Center for Encrypted Functionalities, through which researchers will devise encryption methods to mask from outside observers the inner workings of computer programs. The technique is called obfuscation. The five-year project that starts immediately is a […]

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JHUISI’s Joe Carrigan Talks to WBAL-TV About University of Maryland Data Breach

February 21, 2014

The University of Maryland was the victim of a sophisticated computer security attack that exposed records containing personal information, university President Wallace Loh wrote in a letter to the campus community. The breached database contains more than 309,000 records of faculty, staff, students and affiliated personnel from the College Park and Shady Grove campuses who have […]

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