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Congratulations to Arash for fully funded offer to visit UTD

CySPri's student, Arash Shaghaghi, has been awarded a fully funded visit to CSI lab of University of Texas at Dallas in 2015 to work with Professor Yvo Desmedt for a period of one month. 

UNSW researchers aim to secure smartwatches for e-health

Researchers at the University of New South Wales have been awarded a $322,800 grant to conduct research into boosting the security of wearable technology.

Here is the media coverage of the discovery grant:


ARC Discovery grant success

A/Prof  V. Sivaraman and Prof S. Jha were awarded the ARC Discovery grant titled " Lightweight security solutions for wearable healthcare sensor devices” for 2015 - 2017.

Our team 9447 came 3rd in the 2014 Def Con CTF

Congratulations to our team 9447 in the 2014 Def Con CTF Qualifying round, who just came 3rd in the world!

The team has now qualified to compete at Def Con 2014 in Las Vega in August.  

DEF CON is one of the oldest continuous running hacker conventions around, and also one of the largest.  

Capture the Flag (CTF) is a hacking competition where teams of hackers attempt to attack and defend computers and networks using certain software and network structures. CTF has been emulated at other hacking conferences as well as in academic and military contexts.


Congratulations to our four teams in the Cyber Security Challenge Australia 2014 that took out 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th

Congratulations to our four teams in the Cyber Security Challenge Australia 2014 that took out 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th.

We've done it again! Well done to all the students on the teams!

This is the second year in a row that we've come 1st, 2nd and 3rd, and we've now won it all three years that is has been held!

57 teams competed in the 2014 Challenge which was conducted on-site at each competing university, commencing 12noon Wednesday 7 May 2014, and ran for 24 hours. Further to testing each team's technical skills in finding and exploiting vulnerabilities, the Challenge also test the team's ability to devise vulnerability remediation procedures and processes for monitoring and/or detecting future exploitation.

The challenge is co-ordinated by the Australian Government, sponsored by Telstra and conducted with the assistance of Australian universities and TAFE institutions.


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