Thu, 05/10/2018 - 2:51pm
UGA's recently established Institute for Cybersecurity and Privacy uses anti-malware software developed by the institute’s network security expert, associate professor of computer science Roberto Perdisci, to detect malware downloads on its own networks - a model other institutions are begiining to follow: “Your antivirus software installed on your computer to protect against malware attacks will always be behind,” Perdisci says. Such software…
Tags: project, Human Nature
Fri, 01/26/2018 - 11:43am
The ingenuity and hardwork of the Small satellite Research Labaoratory continues to lead the project up, up and away: A University of Georgia research laboratory led by a group of undergraduate students is one of only two university research programs chosen by the United States Air Force to build and launch satellites into space. The UGA Small Satellite Research Laboratory, which is supported by faculty from the Franklin College of Arts and…
Tags: Football Saturday, Panel Discussion, Four Towers Building, Department of Psychology, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Hodgson Singers
Thu, 06/18/2015 - 10:50am
AMICO is an anti-malware program developed by Roberto Perdisci, an assistant professor of computer science at UGA, and his students that helps to protect sensitive information from cybercriminals. This summer, the program is part of a Cyber Innovation Internship Program, a 10-week summer program where the Telos Corporation works with local Loudoun County[Virginia] High School students, exiting seniors and college freshman (University of Virginia…
Tags: Mr. Rogers, TV, children, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, project, #UGA2020
Fri, 03/13/2015 - 10:53am
  Malware is short for malicious software and refers to software used to disrupt computer operation, gather sensitive information, or gain access to private computer systems. Our massive technological adavncements have introduced correlated vulnerablities never before imagined and indeed, that would be impossible in the old pen-and-paper world. Fortunately, our advances also include programs meant to disrupt and protect from these disruptios,…
Tags: project, book, orbit, scholarship, geology, clay
Tue, 04/01/2014 - 9:23am
Computer viruses and malware are no joke - today or any other day. Viruses routinely result in billions of dollars of lost productivity and lost network operation time. Today and tomorrow, our own Office of Information Technology, partnering with EITS, will offer free laptop security check ups for the university community: Two departments at the University of Georgia will host the spring Computer Health and Security Fair April 1-2, from 10 a.m.…
Tags: Chapel, project, orbit, employment, CO2