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Taming the new Wild West: University cybersecurity expert selected for HP Innovation research program

By Communications and Marketing

Nearly undetectable, cyber criminals have turned the Internet into virtual Wild West. Helping to save the day is Kansas State University cybersecurity expert Xinming “Simon” Ou.

Although he may not be John Wayne, Ou, associate professor of computing and information sciences, is developing hacker detection tools in collaboration with Hewlett-Packard Co., or HP, as part of the HP Labs Innovation Research Program. Kansas State University is one of only 46 universities in the world to receive the 2012 award.¬† Continue reading “Taming the new Wild West: University cybersecurity expert selected for HP Innovation research program”

Digital grinches try to steal holiday joy

While Santa was busy spreading holiday cheer and most K-Staters were enjoying a welcomed break, evil grinch hackers were busy trying to rob people of their digital happiness: