Tag Archive: UCSB

Election Season Cyber Threats

election security

By Kip Bates and Sam Horowitz. Another academic year is here, and classes are well underway. Among the other things you’ve probably noticed is that there’s an election happening. Hidden among the cacophony of news and disinformation is a persistent…
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Mine-crafting that Campus Feeling

UC Santa Barbara in Minecraft

By Harrison Tasoff. For undergraduate Charles Neumann the announcement that spring quarter classes would be delivered via remote instruction was sad news. Like many graduating seniors, he had hoped to spend his final days at UC Santa Barbara enjoying classes and…
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UCSB’s COVID-19 IT Response

UCSB campus storke tower Photo Credit: MATT PERKO

By Harrison Tasoff. As classes, research and administration transition to the internet, the campus’s information technology (IT) departments have had the monumental task of adapting systems, increasing capacity and keeping the university up and running.

The good news is that…
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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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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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