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Don’t be the Phish on the Spear: Tips on How to Prevent a Cyber-Attack

March 2, 2017

…(IT Services) is promoting Cybersecurity Awareness throughout 2017. Each month, IT Services will publish articles, cybersecurity tips and updates on current threats. The goal is to help prevent cybersecurity issues before they happen or minimize the impact on faculty, staff and students. Though phishing scammers are becoming more sophisticated, here…

Cybercrime Fighter Wins Genius Award

October 19, 2017

…for unorthodox approach to cybersecurity Photo by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications A few weeks ago, Stefan Savage, a UC San Diego computer science professor started receiving calls on a daily basis—sometimes more than once a day—from a phone number with a Chicago area code. The caller didn’t leave a…

Funding from Cisco Research Will Support Innovative Collaborative Engineering Research

August 25, 2023

UC San Diego will receive support from Cisco Research, for eight engineering projects that will tap into the strengths of UC San Diego researchers in cybersecurity, networking and distributed systems.

How Unsecured, Obsolete Medical Record Systems and Medical Devices Put Patient Lives at Risk

August 29, 2018

A team of physicians and computer scientists at the University of California has shown that it is easy to modify medical test results remotely by attacking the connection between hospital laboratory devices and medical record systems.

$10 Million NSF Grant to Help Computer Scientists Understand the World of Cybercrime

September 25, 2012

…map out the illicit activities taking place in the cybersecurity underworld and to understand how the mind of a cybercriminal works.

UC San Diego Computer Scientist Welcomes New Jobs Partnership with Tech San Diego

June 27, 2017

The non-profit organization Tech San Diego launched a University Talent Initiative, initially as a partnership with UC San Diego, to improve the local talent pipeline and to make San Diego companies more competitive with Silicon Valley, Seattle, New York and Austin in attracting UC San Diego graduates and interns.

Computer Scientists Unveil Novel Attacks on Cybersecurity

April 26, 2024

A research team led by computer scientists at UC San Diego found two novel types of attacks that target the conditional branch predictor found in high-end Intel processors, which could be exploited to compromise billions of processors currently in use.

Qualcomm Institute Hosts Game Design Career Showcase for San Diego Students

May 23, 2017

On May 22, the institute hosted 150 high school students and 50 UC San Diego undergraduates as part of a San Diego regional program to excite students about fast-growing job opportunities in the region. 

SDSC Awarded a Three-Year NSF Grant for Data Reproducibility Research

August 29, 2018

Researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), an Organized Research Unit of UC San Diego, have been awarded a three-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant worth more than $818,000 to design and develop cyberinfrastructure that allows researchers to efficiently share information about their scientific data and securely verify its…

UC San Diego Cybersecurity Expert Honored for Innovative Research

March 30, 2016

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) ( and the Infosys Foundation announced today that Stefan Savage, a computer scientist at the University of California, San Diego, is the recipient of the 2015 ACM-Infosys Foundation Award in the Computing Sciences. He was cited for innovative research in network security, privacy and…

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