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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…

Computer Scientists Honored for Pioneering Car Cybersecurity Work

September 24, 2021

Washington investigated whether these computing systems could be hacked and how that would affect a driver’s ability to control their car. Now the team has received the Golden Goose Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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.

Company Based on UC San Diego Technology Gets Infusion of Capital

December 15, 2017

A hardware security company co-founded by UC San Diego computer scientists has received $2 million in seed funding from Eclipse Ventures to ramp up engineering, sales and marketing of semiconductor design tools to identify and prevent security vulnerabilities.

Major hacking event to welcome more than 1,500 programmers to San Diego

October 1, 2015

More than 1,500 computer science students andprogrammers will converge in San Diego to take part in one of the largest student-run hackathon movements to sweep the nation.

Cybersecurity Expert Named to Irwin and Joan Jacobs Chair

June 16, 2016

University of California San Diego professor Stefan Savage has been appointed to the Irwin and Joan Jacobs Chair in Information and Computer Science held until recently by emeritus professor Ron Graham, both from the Computer Science and Engineering department.

Spiking Nano-oscillators Provide New Insight into Quantum Materials and Advanced Computing

December 18, 2023

Synchronicity has not been studied extensively in spiking oscillators, despite their potential for use in advanced materials and neuromorphic computing. UC San Diego scientists have discovered that when nano-oscillators made from vanadium dioxide spike, they exhibit a unique kind of synchronicity.

Security Sleuths: UC San Diego Computer Scientists’ Solutions to Security Issues Withstand the Test

December 22, 2022

The cybersecurity research outlined in five papers by UC San Diego computer scientists in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering Security and Cryptography group has been recognized for shaping the present and future of their fields.

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…

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