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The Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection (I3P) is a consortium of leading universities, national laboratories and nonprofit institutions dedicated to strengthening the cyber infrastructure of the United States.


October: National Cyber Security Awareness Month!

National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) – celebrated every October - was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online. Click here for more information.

Hacking 101 I3P Researcher discusses the teaching and practice of "cyberoffense".

University of Tulsa, professor Sujeet Shenoi is one of the players taking part in the controversial teaching and practice of what is called "cyberoffense.". Read the full story.



David Nicol I3P Member Institution Receives $2.1 Million to Advance Security of Cyber Systems

David Nicol, director of the Information Trust Institute at the University of Illinois, says they aim to use the new funding to develop scientific principles for enhancing security. Read the full story.


dianna I3P Researcher Named 2014 Cybersecurity Educator of the Year

Diana Burley is recognized as Educator of the Year at the 18th Annual Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education (CISSE).  In addition, Burley has also been named Outstanding Government Employee of the Year, making her the first person to win both awards.

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Training Employees to Avoid Spear-Phishing May Be Ineffective

I3P researchers co-authored a study that suggests training employees to recognize phishing attempts may be an ineffective strategy to protect against malware. Read the full story.


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I3P Researcher Discusses The Challenge Government Faces in Recruiting "Cyberwarriors"

Seymour Goodman of the Georgia Institute of Technology says the Government must offer better incentives than the private sector if it wishes to recruit more cyber security experts. Read the full story.


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I3P Researcher Discusses Privacy and Policy in the Context of "Big Data"
Assistant professor at UC Berkeley, Deirdre Mulligan, compared today's environment of data collection to that of the 1970's when there were "breathtaking revelations of government overreaching into private lives..." Read the full story.


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I3P Researcher's Work on Privacy Resonates in Media.
Alessandro Acquisti, a behavioral economist at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, speaks on the privacy implications of facial recognition. Read the full story



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Last Updated: 10/15/14