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Laurin Buchanan to Speak at NICE Conference 2019

Laurin Buchanan, will be speaking on two different topics during the NICE 2019 Conference and Expo in Phoenix, Arizona. The annual NICE Conference and Expo brings together thought leaders from industry, academia, governments, and non-profits to share best practices in cybersecurity education from across the world and across sectors.

2020-02-26T09:29:09-05:00Nov-2019|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , |

Secure Decisions announces the Comic-BEE ‘Cyber Savvy Educators Contest’

Secure Decisions launched the “Cyber Savvy Educators Contest,” which challenges middle school educators to create a branching web comic around the importance of strong passwords for their students. Branching web comics are graphic stories where a reader makes choices on behalf of a character, causing the story to follow a variety of branches that result in different outcomes.

2019-05-17T09:42:50-04:00May-2019|Categories: News, Press Releases|Tags: , , |

Dr. Anita D’Amico quoted from SANS about Cybersecurity Innovation

At RSA 2019, SANS Security Insights talked with Dr. Anita D'Amico, Director of Secure Decisions, about DHS-funded startups. "DHS S&T wants people to adopt good cybersecurity practices, so they're trying to get innovative cybersecurity technologies into operations as quickly as possible," says D'Amico, who has commercialized DHS application security R&D through Code Dx. In April of 2018, D'Amico, through the R&D group Secure Decisions, where she is the director, released a new product, Attack Surface Detector (ASD). The free tool has had nearly 30,000 downloads. Matt DeLetto, the lead developer of ASD for Secure Decisions says: "ASD appealed to the DHS because it fills in flaws with conventional brute force and black box application testing... That includes unconnected endpoints and optional parameters left behind by coders and administrators [such as a debug parameter] that can be [...]

2019-04-18T14:25:02-04:00Apr-2019|Categories: News|

Comic-BEE Wins DHS S&T Funded Performer Award

Read full text   Comic-BEE has received the Building Tomorrow’s Workforce Award from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology (DHS S&T) Directorate’s Funded Performer Awards. DHS S&T awards this honor to a funded project that best helps develop the next generation of cybersecurity professionals. The award ceremony took place on March 19th, as part of the 2019 DHS S&T Cybersecurity and Innovation Showcase in Washington, D.C. Laurin Buchanan, Principal Investigator for Comic-BEE, attended the ceremony and accepted the award. “I am deeply honored by this acknowledgement of Comic-BEE’s broad potential on the cyber workforce pipeline, from K12 students to adults already in the workforce, including those reskilling for cyber work roles,” Ms. Buchanan said. “I am grateful for all the support and encouragement Comic-BEE has received from Doug Maughan and his [...]

2019-05-08T09:44:00-04:00Mar-2019|Categories: News, Press Releases|