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Video: Professor Giovanni Vigna on Cybersecurity and the Promise of AI

Title screen: The 8th biannual UC Cyber Security Summit, October 23 at UC Santa Barbara. Keynote speech titled "Understanding the Threat: Malicious Software, Malicious Actors, and the Promise of Artificial Intelligence" by Giovanni Vigna.

Giovanni Vigna is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and director of the Center for Cybersecurity at UC Santa Barbara. Professor Vigna was the keynote speaker at the 9th biannual UC Cyber Security Summit held at UCSB. He…
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Spotting Misinformation Online Via Artificial Intelligence

A woman looking at a laptop, scratching her head in confusion.

By Sonia Fernandez. We live in an era of too much information — an endless stream of status updates, memes, reposts, infographics, quotes and hashtags roll daily through our social media feeds, meant to express viewpoints, drum up solidarity, provide…
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UCSB Hosts 8th Semiannual UC Cyber Security Summit

Professor Giovanni Vigna delivers the keynote address on artificial intelligence as a security tool.

By Harrison Tasoff. Cyber security is constantly evolving as security experts and their adversaries develop and adapt new techniques to their trade. Researchers, companies and professionals from the security community discussed emerging trends in the field during the 8th semiannual…
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The 2019 Diversity/Women in IT Panel: Who Belongs in Tech?

2019 Women in IT panel at UCTech

By Chasiri Sherron. “Change happens by incorporating diverse perspectives,” said Ann Kovalchick, UC Merced chief information officer (CIO), when introducing the 2019 UCTech Conference Diversity/WIT Panel, “Reframing Technical Difficulties – Expertise, Inclusivity, and How Work Gets Done in IT.”


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