Cybersecurity Summit

UA Little Rock to host Cybersecurity Summit for junior high and high school students

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a virtual event for junior high and high school students who want to learn more about the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host Cybersecurity Summit for junior high and high school students”

High School teachers from around the state participate in a cybersecurity workshop at UA Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

Emerging Analytics Center hosts teacher workshop to promote cybersecurity education

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Emerging Analytics Center hosted a three-day workshop for secondary education teachers who teach cybersecurity in Arkansas June 5-7.  Continue reading “Emerging Analytics Center hosts teacher workshop to promote cybersecurity education”

Participants and faculty mentors, from left to right, are: Front row: Monica Bebawy, Brandon Dalton, and Diana Anguiano; Second row: Dr. Mengjun Xie, Dennis Frank, and Jasmine Mabrey; Third row: Jonathan Ming, Ying Vang, Antwane Lewis, and Dr. Kenji Yoshigoe; and Back row: Edsel Paula-Aquino, Zachary King, graduate assistant Yanyan Li, and Dr. Mariofanna Milanova.

UALR student researches how to keep cars safe from hacking

In 2015, two researchers remotely hacked a Jeep Cherokee being driven by a reporter who documented how the researchers controlled everything from the car’s radio and media console to its brakes and steering.

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Dr. Mengjun Xie head shot. Xie will help launch a new cybersecurity program at UALR.

UALR researchers tackle cybersecurity education with NSF grant

A team of researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is giving cybersecurity education a much-needed upgrade, thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation.

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