News Archive

Illinois-led critical infrastructure center to celebrate official launch with kickoff event

04/11/2016 - 5:17am   The April 12 event will feature remarks by DHS and University officials.

Technology from CES could improve the efficiency and safety of critical infrastructure

04/01/2016 - 7:42am   Jeffrey Bigg, a CS grad student, investigated new technologies presented at the Consumer Electronic Show to bring to CIRI, a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence aimed at improving critical infrastructure resilience.

A Minute With: Will the president's new cybersecurity plan keep our network infrastructure safe?

03/02/2016 - 9:41am   An expert in the areas of technology and law, Jay Kesan spoke with News Bureau business and law editor Phil Ciciora about the Cybersecurity National Action Plan, President Obama's new initiative to strengthen the nation's cyberdefenses over the next decade.

ICSSP team places third at Illinois Cyber Defense Competition

02/23/2016 - 3:30am   The team competed against 12 other teams from colleges and universities across Illinois.

Overbye and Others Receive NSF Grant to Research Geomagnetic Disturbances

01/25/2016 - 11:02am   ITI researcher Tom Overbye and others are hoping to shed light on the rare but powerful geomagnetic storms, which remain a relative mystery to most people in the field.

Nahrstedt named one of N2Women's 10 women to know in networking/communications

12/15/2015 - 7:49am   Nahrstedt, who joined the Illinois faculty in 1995, is a leading researcher in multimedia systems.

Sha Receives Simon Ramo Medal

12/14/2015 - 3:55am   IEEE Medals are the highest distinctions that the IEEE presents.

ADSC's cybersecurity research tackles big smart grid problems

11/20/2015 - 4:24am   Researchers are looking at how an attacker can destabilize grid control systems and demand response systems, and creating new methodology to address those attacks.

Sanders wins IEEE Innovation in Societal Infrastructure Technical Field Award

11/10/2015 - 5:18am   ITI researcher William H. Sanders has received the 2016 IEEE Technical Field Award, Innovation in Societal Infrastructure, for his revolutionary work concerning the cybersecurity of the power grid.

Illinois start-up develops advanced cybersecurity monitoring tool for industrial networks

11/03/2015 - 4:26am   On the heels of the success of its first product, NP-View, Illinois start-up Network Perceptions prepares to launch new software tool, NP-Live, in the marketplace.

In the News: University receives $28.1 million to research technology combating cyber-attacks

11/02/2015 - 8:34am   The University was selected to be a part of the Cyber Resilient Energy Delivery Consortium (CREDC) to help in the quest to develop better energy delivery protection systems.

Yuting Ng wins Best Paper Award for GPS research at ION GNSS+ 2015

10/28/2015 - 10:30am   She discusses a new, robust system for synchronizing Phasor Measurement Units, which are used to measure conditions of the power grid and provide assistance with real-time operations and off-line analysis to improve reliability and efficiency.

ITI's Krishna wins Best Paper by a young researcher at CRITIS 2015

10/20/2015 - 8:46am   The paper evaluates the suitability of the Auto-Regressive Integrated Moving Average (ARIMA) model in forecasting short-term electricity consumption.

WCIA 3: $28M program to innovate cyber-security technology

10/15/2015 - 11:03am   The project is aiming to ramp up cyber-security.

Illinois to lead new $28.1M consortium in cyber resilient energy delivery systems

10/12/2015 - 8:59am   The Cyber Resilient Energy Delivery Consortium (CREDC), which consists of 11 universities and national laboratories and is funded by the Dept. of Energy, will focus on improving the resilience and security of the cyber networks that serve as the backbone of energy infrastructure.

Reinhard named to 2016 class of Siebel Scholars

09/14/2015 - 10:18am   His research focuses on using synchrophasor data to measure the power grid's operating state in near-real time.

Hovakimyan named W. Grafton and Lillian B. Wilkins Professor

09/10/2015 - 2:36pm   Hovakimyan's research focuses on robotics, game theory, networks of autonomous systems, and theory of robust adaptive control and estimation, as well as control in the presence of limited information.

Watch Out: If you've got a smart watch, hackers could get your data

09/10/2015 - 2:30pm   Using a homegrown app on a Samsung Gear Live smart watch, the researchers were able to guess what a user was typing through data leaks produced by the motion sensors on smart watches.

ITI researchers win best paper for smart meter security research at QEST 2015

09/08/2015 - 3:23am   The paper proposes combining two methods in a unique way to help verify intrusion attempts.

Sha selected for NASA Advisory Council

09/02/2015 - 9:59am   Sha was selected for this council based largely on the body of work he has accomplished in the area of safety critical real time systems.

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