Computer scientist offers online safety tips for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Ping Yang, professor of computer science and director of the Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity at Binghamton University, State University of New York, has some tips to protect yourself and your money online. Be…

Director of FSU’s Information Institute available to discuss historic broadband infrastructure funding

By: Jenny Ralph | Published: July 6, 2023 | 3:44 pm | SHARE: The federal government has announced historic high-speed internet infrastructure funding through the Broadband Equity Access and Deployment program, or BEAD.Millions of Americans lack access to high-speed internet infrastructure or have to manage with limited or unreliable internet options.

New Web Tracking Technique is Bypassing Privacy Protections

Two years ago, several browsers that prioritize user privacy — including Safari, Firefox, and Brave — began to block third-party cookies for all users by default. Advertisers have responded by pioneering a new method for tracking users across the Web, known as user ID (or UID) smuggling, which does not require third-party cookies. But no one knew exactly how often this method was used to track people on the Internet.

GW Experts Available During National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

The George Washington University has several experts available to discuss various cybersecurity topics throughout National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, including privacy and cybersecurity risks, election information security, and cybersecurity as it relates to terrorism and homeland security. If you would like…

Study shows users banned from social platforms go elsewhere with increased toxicity

Users banned from social platforms go elsewhere with increased toxicity, according to a new study featuring researchers from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

New technology shows promise in detecting, blocking grid cyberattacks

Researchers from Idaho National Laboratory and New Mexico-based Visgence Inc. have designed and demonstrated a technology that can block cyberattacks from impacting the nation’s electric power grid. During a recent live demonstration at INL’s Critical Infrastructure Test Range Complex, the…

Introduction to 6G vision and technology

The book starts with a general vision of 6G technology, which includes the motivation that drives 6G research, the international organizations working on 6G standardization and recent progress in 6G research. It also provides details about the millimetre wave and…

AR can improve the lives of older adults, so why are apps designed mainly with youngsters in mind?

Older people affected by memory loss have much to gain from AR technology, yet a study from the UK exploring the use of augmented reality to support older adults at home finds the user interface is sometimes confusing for those aged 50+

Danish invention to make computer servers worldwide more climate friendly

An elegant new algorithm developed by Danish researchers can significantly reduce the resource consumption of the world’s computer servers. Computer servers are as taxing on the climate as global air traffic combined, thereby making the green transition in IT an…

Autonomous excavators ready for around the clock real-world deployment

Researchers from Baidu Research and the University of Maryland have developed a robotic excavator system that integrates perception, planning, and control capabilities to enable material loading over a long duration with no human intervention

Iowa State University and partners receive major National Science Foundation research grant to drive innovation in rural broadband connectivity

Funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation, a consortium of industry partners, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, the new regional testbed will focus on wireless research to enable high-throughput, universal and affordable rural broadband.

New invention keeps qubits of light stable at room temperature

Researchers from University of Copenhagen have developed a new technique that keeps quantum bits of light stable at room temperature instead of only working at -270 degrees. Their discovery saves power and money and is a breakthrough in quantum research.

uOttawa researchers partner with RabbitRun to enhance network connectivity for small businesses

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the frustrations of how poor connectivity in a home office can wreak on online meetings. The ramifications of a weak connection in a small-office and home-office (or SOHO) does not end there: imagine the consequences…

Novel fast-beam-switching transceiver takes 5G to the next level

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) and NEC Corporation jointly develop a 28-GHz phased-array transceiver that supports efficient and reliable 5G communications. The proposed transceiver outperforms previous designs in various regards by adapting fast beam switching and leakage…