UCF’s Collegiate Cybersecurity Competition (C3) Team won the 2021 At Large Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition held virtually on March 27th & 28th. This is the 8th time UCF has won their regional event in the 9 years UCF has competed.
UCF’s KNIGHTSEC team won a $2,000 cash prize and placed 3rd overall in the 2021 CyberSEED CTF Competition on Saturday, March 27th.
UCF placed 2nd in the Maryland Cyber Challenge on March 24, 2021. The competition tested cyber skills in 10 categories: Encoding/Encryption, File Analysis, Forensics/Hard Disks, Log Analysis, Malware Analysis/Reverse Engineering, Network Captures/Wireless, Open Source Intelligence, Passwords/Hashing, Scanning/Exploitation, Virtual Machines.
The UCF Collegiate Cybersecurity Competition Team placed 3rd in the 2021 Information Security Talent Search Competition hosted by Rochester Institute of Technology on March 5th and 6th.
Dr. Pamela Wisniewski, an associate professor with Computer Science, was named as one of 31 Women’s History Month Honorees.
Dr. Sahar Hooshmand received the CECS Award for Excellence by a Graduate Teaching Instructor and her nomination has been forwarded to the university for consideration for the same award at the university level.
Computer Science graduate student Brandy King has won the CECS Award for Excellence by a Graduate Teaching Assistant.
The paper won the Best Scientific Paper award at the 25th International Conference on Pattern Recognition.
A team of researchers from the AI Things Lab at UCF, consisting of Sharare Zehtabian, Siavash Khodadadeh and professor Lotzi Bölöni is participating in the XPrize Foundation’s Pandemic Response Challenge
The Master of Science in Computer Vision at UCF has been approved by the Florida Board of Governors to begin in Fall 2021.