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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

INI Director Joins RSAC Advisory Board

Members of the Board will contribute regularly to RSA Conference webcasts, podcasts and blogs while providing consistent commentary on current industry topics in addition to guidance on RSAC programming and speaker recommendations.
Monday, October 29, 2018

The INI's 7 Tips for Staying Safe Online

INI faculty and students share their cyber aware tips to stay safe online this National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Advancing women in cyber through INI and EWF partnership

If there is one unnerving statistic that jumps out this National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, it’s that women make up only 24 percent of the cybersecurity workforce. But at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), the Information Networking Institute (INI) is closing that gender gap, one student at a time.
Friday, October 05, 2018

INI director featured in ITSP magazine podcast

ITSPmagazine's Selena Templeton sat down with Dena Haritos Tsamitis of Carnegie Mellon University to capture her story, including 18 years with CMU.
Friday, October 05, 2018

CyLab's massive middle and high school hacking competition, picoCTF, launches its 2018 contest

Guidance counselors today are urging their students to consider becoming doctors, lawyers, engineers, and … computer hackers? That's the goal with picoCTF, CMU's free, online cybersecurity competition for middle and high school student involving INI professor Martin Carlisle as the picoCTF Education Director and nine INI students as problem developers.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

INI heads to Houston for Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

There is nothing quite like the unique energy at the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC), the annual gathering of nearly 20,000 women in tech and engineering. The Information Networking Institute (INI) is returning for its twelfth year as an academic sponsor on Sept. 26-28, 2018 in Houston, Texas.
Monday, August 20, 2018

INI professor Dr. Martin Carlisle to speak about picoCTF at Global CISO Executive Summit

INI professor and director of academic affairs Dr. Martin Carlisle to speak at Global CISO Executive Summit on "Closing the Global Cybersecurity Capabilities Gap."
Thursday, August 09, 2018

Student by day, crocheter by evening, hacker by night

INI student Carolina Zarate is an elite hacker — a member of internationally-acclaimed competitive hacking team, the Plaid Parliament of Pwning (PPP) — heading to Las Vegas this week to help the team win their fifth "World Series of Hacking" title in seven years at the DefCon security conference.
Thursday, August 09, 2018

Dena Haritos Tsamitis secures $5 million NSF award for CyberCorps Scholarship for Service program

At a time when demand for cybersecurity expertise has never been higher, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has just been awarded a $5 million renewal of its National Science Foundation (NSF) CyberCorps Scholarship for Service (SFS) program through 2023.
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Alumni News

Friday, June 08, 2018

Practicum projects offer real-world industry exposure

This fall, INI bicoastal mobility and information security students collaborated with companies in Silicon Valley to solve complex problems. The INI is now accepting project proposals from sponsors for fall 2018.
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Marachel Knight, alumna and AT&T technology executive, to speak at INI graduation ceremony

Marachel Knight (MS07) will deliver the keynote speech at the Information Networking Institute’s (INI) graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 20.
Friday, June 30, 2017

Ryan Shaw, alumnus and Arconic CISO, to speak at INI graduation ceremony

Ryan Shaw (MS21) will deliver the keynote speech at the Information Networking Institute’s (INI) graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 21.
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Student News

Monday, October 29, 2018

The INI's 7 Tips for Staying Safe Online

INI faculty and students share their cyber aware tips to stay safe online this National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Advancing women in cyber through INI and EWF partnership

If there is one unnerving statistic that jumps out this National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, it’s that women make up only 24 percent of the cybersecurity workforce. But at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), the Information Networking Institute (INI) is closing that gender gap, one student at a time.
Friday, October 05, 2018

CyLab's massive middle and high school hacking competition, picoCTF, launches its 2018 contest

Guidance counselors today are urging their students to consider becoming doctors, lawyers, engineers, and … computer hackers? That's the goal with picoCTF, CMU's free, online cybersecurity competition for middle and high school student involving INI professor Martin Carlisle as the picoCTF Education Director and nine INI students as problem developers.
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