Secure Decisions to Participate in The 2020 STEM for All Video Showcase: Learning from Research and Practice CyberMiSTS – Cybersecurity Curriculum for Middle School from Secure Decisions will be featured May 5th-12th at https://stemforall2020.videohall.com Northport, NY, May 5, 2020 — Laurin Buchanan, Principal Investigator at Secure Decisions will be featured in the 2020 STEM for All Video Showcase funded by the National Science Foundation. The event will be held online May 5th -12th at https://stemforall2020.videohall.com The presentation, entitled “CyberMiSTS – Cybersecurity Curriculum for Middle School”, looks at the teacher preparation and curriculum that is needed to enable teachers to introduce cybersecurity concepts and careers to every middle school student. The project was funded by the National Science Foundation. “With the increasing use of automation and AI, we need to develop a more cybersecurity professionals that bring [...]
Senior Researcher Chris Horn spoke this past Friday at AppSec California about a Secure Decisions research project to deliver unbiased measures of software static analyzer performance. Secure Decisions is creating a website called Kompar (pronounced “compare”) to catalog software analyzers and their capabilities.
Laurin Buchanan, Principal Investigator for cybersecurity education research at Secure Decisions and co-chair of the NICE Working Group K12 Subgroup, will be attending and speaking at the 2019 NICE K12 Cybersecurity Education Conference in Garden Grove, California, December 9-10.
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.
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Laurin Buchanan will be presenting at the NYS Cyber Security Conference, hosted by the NYS Office of Information Technology Services, the University at Albany School of Business, and The New York State Forum, Inc. The conference will take place June 4th and 5th in Albany, N.Y.
Secure Decisions to Participate in 2019 NSF’s STEM for All Video Showcase to Highlight Innovations in STEM Education
Laurin Buchanan, Principal Investigator at Secure Decisions, will be featured in the 2019 STEM for All Video Showcase funded by the National Science Foundation. The event will be held online May 13th -20th which will feature CyberMiSTS.
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.
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 [...]
Secure Decisions Researcher, Chris Horn, was requested to give a presentation about Application Security at the 2019 Information Security Community of Practice (IS-CoP) monthly meeting on April 4th, 2019.