UMass Lowell's 2nd Annual Cybersecurity Summit

Date & Time
Friday, October 23, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

For UMass Lowell's 2nd annual cybersecurity summit, we shared ourdegree and certificate programs, research initiatives, student tutorials, and how campus cybersecurity is managed.

UMass Lowell CS BS-Cybersecurity Option is launched!

We have formally launched the CS BS-Cybersecurity Option! Please see the degree pathway.

Christopher Morales Gonzalez accepted into the MassCyberCenter Mentorship Pilot Program

Our undergraduate Christopher Morales Gonzalez has been accepted into the MassCyberCenter Mentorship Pilot Program. He will work with an industry mentor on a project and get advice on the cybersecurity career.

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Massachusetts Cybersecurity Month

UMass Lowell Cyber Range goes virtual!

UMass Lowell Cyber Range goes virtual in this special period of time. XCP-ng/XenServer is installed on all the Cyber Range computers and Xen Orchestra is the web interface to access the VMs. The performance is pretty nice!

Please see a demo here.

FrausDNS is released!

Christopher Morales Gonzalez, an undergraduate supervised by Prof. Xinwen Fu for 2020 summer co-op, released FrausDNS, which is a Windows tool designed to capture DNS requests made from the local machine and spoof responses with a specified IP address. Original intention is to isolate malware and observe its network activity.

FrausDNS is an alternative to ApateDNS, which is obsolete and needs the old .net framework.

Cyber Career Pathways Tool

Welcome to the Cyber Career Pathways Tool!

This tool presents a new and interactive way to explore work roles within the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework. It depicts the Cyber Workforce according to five distinct, yet complementary, skill communities. It also highlights core attributes among each of the 52 work roles and offers actionable insights for employers, professionals, and those considering a career in Cyber.

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Foreign Students and Graduate STEM Enrollment

Foreign Students and Graduate STEM Enrollment
By Elizabeth Redden
October 11, 2017

International students make up the large majority of full-time students in many graduate science- and engineering-related programs, and their numbers have been rising much faster than the number of domestic students, according to a new report from the National Foundation for American Policy, a research organization focused on immigration and the economy.

Innovation ‘Mosh Pit’: The Navy, Small Biz and Academia Connect at Partnering Summit

For Immediate Release: April 8, 2019

By Warren Duffie, Jr., Office of Naval Research

Bob Smith’s goal for the 2019 Partnering Summit is to build new, more powerful relationships between the U.S. Navy, small businesses and academia—creating a “mosh pit of collaboration.”

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Cybersecurity Initiatives

There's no doubt that cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing and most important industries in our technology-driven world — one that is critical to our economy and global competitiveness. That’s why the University of Massachusetts has made a commitment to address the Commonwealth’s growing cybersecurity needs through education, research and workforce development initiatives, and UMass officials continue to partner with government and industry leaders to advance knowledge and develop solutions in this critical area.

Hanscom professionals excel under continued Education Partnership Agreement

By Jessica Casserly, 66th Air Base Group Public Affairs / Published August 09, 2018

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Representatives from the University of Massachusetts Lowell and the Massachusetts Military Asset & Security Strategy Task Force joined Hanscom leadership here Aug. 8 to recognize the second cohort of military and civilian students to complete the program manager seminar.

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