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  • 2024

  • 2023

  • 2022

    • Philly Codefest 2022

      April 04, 2022

      Presented by Drexel's College of Computing & Informatics, Philly Codefest is a free software and hardware hackathon that encourages students and professionals from all experience levels and backgrounds to work together to develop innovative solutions to help solve real world challenges.

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  • 2021

  • 2020

    • CyberCorps Scholars gain experience in cybersecurity

      September 09, 2020

      The CyberCorps Mentoring and Scholarship Program (CMSP) at the College of Computing & Informatics (CCI) is designed to recruit, train and mentor student scholars to transition into cybersecurity positions within federal, state, local, or tribal government organizations. CMSP aims at strengthening national cybersecurity by supporting a diverse cybersecurity workforce, including recruiting and retaining women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans.

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    • Beyond Encryption: Protecting Consumer Privacy While Keeping Survey Results Accurate

      April 17, 2020

      In a recent paper published in the Journal of Marketing Analytics, an assistant professor of Decision Sciences and Management Information Systems at Drexel University, Matthew Schneider, PhD, and Dawn Iacobucci, PhD, of Vanderbilt University, proposed a new methodology that permanently alters survey datasets to protect consumers' privacy — when data is shared — while still preserving a level of reasonable accuracy for these datasets.

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  • 2018

    • Cybersecurity at Drexel offers Bold, New Career Path

      February 19, 2018

      Industry experts project that several million cybersecurity jobs will be available across the nation by 2020, and individuals qualified to fill those jobs will be in great demand. Drexel University’s College of Engineering and the College of Computing & Informatics are answering that need with new programs and courses to prepare our students—undergrads and grads—for leadership in the field. We sat down with Steven Weber, professor and interim department head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, to find out how.

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  • 2017

    • NSA Professionals Score College Creds at Drexel

      November 03, 2017

      For more than half a century, students in training to become experts in numerous fields at the National Security Agency have participated in rigorous training at the National Cryptologic School — learning everything from foreign languages to codebreaking. Today the school with the classified curriculum is expanding its coursework to keep students ahead of the latest technological threats by partnering with Drexel University to offer them the opportunity to earn a master’s degree in cybersecurity.

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    • Annual Reports

      October 17, 2017

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    • Drexel Named Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity Education

      June 28, 2017

      Drexel University has distinguished itself as one of the top institutions for cybersecurity education in the nation, according to the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. This month, the NSA and DHS recertified the university as Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. Drexel’s remains the first cybersecurity program in Philadelphia to receive this distinction and joins just over 200 programs in the nation that have earned the certification for “contributing to the protection of the National Information Infrastructure.”

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    • Drexel Cybersecurity Team’s First Season Marked by ‘Amazing’ Growth

      April 13, 2017

      In less than a year, the CyberDragons went from a team of novices to one with enough hands-on experience in defense and security to beat more seasoned competitors and prepare for life after college.

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      Q & A: How Can Highher Ed Catch Up With the Demand for Cybersecurity Pros?

      March 20, 2017

      In recent years, colleges and universities have ramped up efforts to offer cybersecurity training to students in related fields, but providing the "right" set of skills to enter a career that involves warding off perpetually and rapidly evolving cyber threats is often a shot at a moving target.
      To improve its ability to hit the mark, Drexel University's Isaac L. Auerbach Cybersecurity Institute has been working closely with industry professionals to keep its master's degree and online certificate curriculums fresh and provide hands-on experiences.

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    • Drexel Team Eyes Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

      January 11, 2017

      Drexel University is preparing to field its first intercollegiate team in cybersecurity. A dozen students have been in training since the summer, coached by professionals from Susquehanna International Group, LLC, to ready themselves for the Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition—a national contest that pits students against hackers and a variety of digital dilemmas they might face in the cybersecurity field. Drexel and SIG are partnering to enter a team in the competition for the first time.

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  • 2016

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