NSA/DHS National Centers of Academic Excellence Certificate Presentation June 8th, 2016

University of Massachusetts Lowell (UMass Lowell) accepted its National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research (CAE-R) designation on June 8th, 2016 at Davidson Space and Rocket Center, Huntsville AL. The event was hosted at National Cyber Summit (NCS) 2016. Dr. Xinwen Fu led the application for the CAE-R designation and the application was approved in October 2016.

We are a designated CAE-R by NSA and DHS today on Oct. 8, 2015!!!

The University of Massachusetts Lowell has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research (CAE-R).

UMass Lowell hosting AFA Cyber Workshop 2015

On September 22-23, the Paul Revere Chapter of the Air Force Association will hold Cyber Workshop 2015 at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. The workshop will address strategic cybersecurity issues by stimulating innovative thought, discussion, debate, research, and university-industry-government partnerships.

Prof. Yan Luo as the PI officially awarded a NSF grant for Secure Data Architecture on Sep. 3, 2015

Title: CICI: Secure Data Architecture: STREAMS: Secure Transport and REsearch Architecture for Monitoring Stroke Recovery
Award #: 1547428
Investigator(s): Yan Luo Yan_Luo@uml.edu (PI), Martin Margala (Co-PI), Xinwen Fu (Co-PI), Yu Cao (Co-PI)
Amount: $499,858.00

Abstract

Hackers can steal your passwords via your wireless mouse, study finds

Aaron Sankin wrote "Hackers can steal your passwords via your wireless mouse, study finds" on Mar 25, 2015. The report is based on our accepted TDSC (IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing) paper "Password Extraction via Reconstructed Wireless Mouse Trajectory".

CCTV 10 Broadcast!

CCTV 10 is the State Science and Education Channel of China. They broadcast a 25-minute program about our research at 8:34AM EST on June 4, 2015. They interviewed us in December, 2014. The program was broadcast in the China Cyber Security Awareness Week and is a jointed program between CCTV 10 and Office of the Central Leading Group for Cyberspace Affairs.

Team UMass Lowell interviewed by CCTV

Team UMass Lowell, Ph.D student Qinggang Yue, Prof. Benyuan Liu and Prof. Xinwen Fu were interviewed by the science and education channel of the CCTV (China Central Television), i.e. CCTV 10, from Dec. 16 ~ 18, at Southeast University, Nanjing, China. The participants also included our collaborators, Dr. Zhen Ling from Southeast University and Dr. Bill Chen from University of Macau. A 25-minute program on mobile security and privacy will be produced from the 3-day interview.

BHEF summit on cybersecurity at UMass Boston on Tues. Dec 2nd, 2014

Dr. Xinwen Fu attended the BHEF (The Business-Higher Education Forum) summit on cybersecurity at UMass Boston on Tues. Dec 2nd, 2014. It was a cold day. He came back home through the i93 tunnel around 4:00PM and the traffic was not too bad.

Dr. Xinwen Fu gave a keynote talk at Cisco SecCon-BXB 2014

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Cisco Corporation, 500 Beaver Brook Rd, Boxborough, MA 01451

Closing Keynote from Professor Xinwen Fu, UMass Lowell
"All Mobile Devices Are Watching You"

Souvenir
Souvenir from Cisco SecCon 2014

Dr. Xinwen Fu gave a talk at Security Awareness Day - Community College of Rhode Island

On Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, Dr. Xinwen Fu was invited and gave an opening talk at Security Awareness Day - Community College of Rhode Island. It is amazing that the event's registration was closed before the Day because of the quota.