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Zero Days CTF 2016

Institute of Technology Blanchardstown is delighted to host ZeroDays CTF (www.ZeroDays.ie), a cyber-security challenge, which will take place this Friday at 10am April 8th, at the Generator, Smithfield, Dublin. The event was established to allow Irish third level students develop their information security skills and techniques in a fun and controlled environment through a number…

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Annual Security Intelligence Seminar 3rd of Dec

    Did you know that Security impacts all sectors of industry that have a digital footprint including Financial, Manufacturing, Government, IT, Healthcare, Agriculture, and Education sectors. According to a survey carried out by PWC on behalf of the UK Government the cost of the worst security breaches in small and medium sized organisations ranged…

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ITB Digital Forensics and Cyber Security Lecturer wins Secure Code Warrior programming contest

              This year’s IRISSCERT Conference on Cybercrime was the setting for the “Secure Code Warrior” programming contest. Competitors had to complete a number of hands-on challenges, analysing application source code for security weaknesses before modifying the code to remediate or mitigate the weaknesses. Participants, including developers from Ireland, Holland,…

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ITB Digital Forensics and Cyber Security students dominate at Ireland’s premier Cyber Security Challenge

Students from our Digital Forensics and Cyber Security degree programme were in impressive form at the recent 7th Cyber Security Challenge held as part of this year’s IRISSCERT’s annual Conference on Cybercrime. The ITB teams held off some serious competition from other professional Irish and international teams as well as teams from other colleges, to…

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Rising Star in Security

Check out the Peerlyst profile for one of our research team members, Neha Thethi. “Wondering what the future of cyber security might hold? Your thoughts may turn to dark places: terrorists creating mayhem at power stations, hackers making the Internet of Things rise up against us. When those scenarios become too oppressive, think of the brilliant, imaginative, and…

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Daggercon 2015

        Researchers from the Information Security & Digital Forensics Group ( ISDF ) here in ITB will be helping to organise DaggerCon 2015 – A Conference on Cybersecurity at the IBM Technology Campus in Mulhuddart, Dublin 15 on 8th October 2015 DaggerCon will feature a variety of interactive workshops, talks, demos alongside…

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ZeroDays CTF

ZeroDays CTF (www.zerodays.ie) is a cyber-security challenge, which took place last Friday 27th March in Generator, Smithfield, Dublin. The event was created to allow Irish third level students develop their information security skills and techniques in a fun and controlled environment through a number of exciting capture the flag security challenges. The event was created…

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Article in (IN)SECURE Magazine by Neha Thethi – Which kind of security professional are you?

Interesting article in (In)Secure magazine by Neha Thethi, one of our researchers here at securityresearch.ie. Neha poses the question, “Which kind of security professional are you?” and challenges us to ask ourselves if we are arrogant, haughty and superior? Or humble, modest and respectful? Have a read and decide for yourself. You can download issue…

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ITB Research student wins Best PhD paper at International Conference on Cyber Warfare & Security

Jason Flood one of our research students in the ISDF Research Group here at the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown has won the best PhD paper at the 9th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (ICCWS-2014) in Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana, USA. The research paper titled “A Framework to improve Threat Vector Analysis through the…

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M.Sc. in Information Security & Digital Forensics

This course is about producing postgraduate degree holders with comprehensive knowledge, skills and attitudes appropriate for careers in Information Security and Digital Forensics. The course is focused on developing the student’s ability to deal with technical and logical problems by analysing the current industrial practices and investigating and researching developments of future technologies. Who Should Apply for the…

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