News & EventsCySPri News

"Your Privacy in Social Networks" on the UNSWTV

Recent panel discussion on the privacy in the social networks at UNSW can be viewed a the URL below:

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/unswtv

NICTA to secure US drones, 15th November 2012

"NICTA to secure US drones"
ITWire
15th November 2012

NICTA will participate in a US Government contract to help secure the software in unmanned vehicles.

"NICTA's selection for this project reflects our status as world leaders in the verification of operating systems," said Scientia Professor Gernot Heiser, leader of NICTA's software systems research group and the University of New South Wales John Lions Chair.

http://www.itwire.com/it-industry-news/development/57485-nicta-to-secure-us-drones

"NICTA to Develop Critical Software to Protect Unmanned Vehicles from Cyber Attacks"

Unmanned News

15th November 2012

A multi-million-dollar contract with the United States Government will see a team of computer scientists from NICTA develop a new breed of software to protect the critical systems in unmanned vehicles from cyber attack.

http://www.unmannedsystemstechnology.com/2012/11/nicta-to-develop-critical-software-to-protect-unmanned-vehicles-from-cyber-attacks/

Free ride: students crack ticket algorithm

Theo Julienne, Karla Burnet, and Dougall Johnson from CSE, along with Damon Stacey have cracked the secret algorithm used on Sydney's public transport tickets for buses, trains and ferries, which they say could allow them to print their own tickets.

 Details about this event can be found below:

http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/consumer-security/free-ride-students-crack-ticket--algorithm-20121112-2984x.html

Best Paper Award, Salil Kanhere, Oct 2012

Congratulations to Associate Professor Salil Kanhere.  He won the Best Paper Award at the 37th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (IEEE LCN 2012) that was held in Florida, USA, 22-25 October 2012.  His paper, co-authored with ... was entitled: "A Privacy Preserving Reputation System for Participatory Sensing".

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