As more devices, systems, and governments become tightly enmeshed and reliant on online networks, cybercriminals are finding new ways to exploit vulnerabilities, steal data, and make money.
The threat of ransomware grows more menacing by the day for everyone from single smartphone users to massive corporations. Vinicius Seixas '20, a graduate student studying computer science at Florida Polytechnic University, wants to find a way to stop ransomware in its tracks.
The work Bryan Urias '20 does as an information security analyst for tech start-up JustProtect is the culmination of years of dedication and hard work. And he couldn't be happier.
One of the first times Daniel Rentfro laid his hands on a computer was when he was only 4 years old. The preschooler sat with his father in their Clearfield, Utah home, opening the case to a contraption that would change his life.