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Georgia Tech has been selected by DARPA to perform research in the area of scalable analytics and data-processing technology. The Georgia Tech team will focus on producing novel machine-learning approaches capable of analyzing very large-scale data. Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle

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The Georgia Tech Information Security Center predicts that in 2013 the big hit of 2012 - the Cloud - will turn against us. Or rather, botnets will learn how to take advantage. Source: Huffington Post

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Every cloud may have a silver lining the saying goes, but there will likely be no such silver lining for the future of cloud computing, which tops the list of serious computer security threats for 2013. Source: RedOrbit

 

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Georgia Tech, along with partner research organizations on the Keeneland Project, announced today that the project has completed installation and acceptance of the Keeneland Full Scale System (KFS). Source: HPC Wire

 

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Georgia Tech researchers, in a cyberthreat forecast for 2013, warn new and increasingly sophisticated means to capture and exploit user data will be seen. "Every year, security researchers and experts see new evolutions in cyber threats to people, businesses and governments," said Wenke Lee (Computer Science). Source: UPI

 

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Richard A. DeMillo (Comp Sci), director of the Center for 21st Century Universities, talks to The Washington Post about Georgia Tech's involvement with Coursera. Source: The Washington Post

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Forbes named the College of Computing at Georgia Tech one of the top ten colleges for your bank account with the average starting salary for graduates being $60,387. Source: Forbes

 

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Intel recently announced that Vishal Gupta, a PhD student of Karsten Schwan (Comp Sci), and Aparna Chandramowlishwaran, a PhD student of Rich Vuduc (Comp Sci & Engineering), are recipients of 2012 Intel Fellowships.

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In collaboration with the Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC), Damballa announced the discovery of a new iteration of TDSS/TDL4 malware that is utilizing domain generation algorithm (DGA)-based communication for command-and-control (C&C). Source: MarketWatch

 

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Atlanta Web security firm Damballa Inc. has raised $15 million — capital it will use to fuel an expansion in Europe and Asia. Paul Royal (Comp Sci) talks about the Georgia Tech spinoff that has developed technology that sniffs out dangerous software. Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle

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