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Cyber Security Awareness Week Goes Local

Last week, at Montgomery College in Maryland, 40 young hackers sat rapt at their computers and smartphones, digging their way through a cyber mystery. Despite their proximity to the nation’s capital, their work wasn’t a matter of...

NSF Supports Researchers’ Use of Psychology to Detect Software Vulnerabilities

Most software bug-finding tools require a developer to know that a problem exists and then to write code to check for it. Researchers are now pursuing software that would find bugs even when developers do not understand a security problem—in...