• CfIA to host Password Safety Professional Development Workshop

    Monday, February 19, 2018 - 7:42am

    The Center for Information Assurance (CfIA) at the University of Memphis will be offering a series of Professional Development workshops to the general public. The first workshop will be March 16 from 1 to 5 p.m. in the UC Beale Room (363). The first session will focus on password safety. Participants will be introduced to the basics of cybersecurity, the concept of cyber identity,... more

  • CfIA Successfully concludes 10th Annual Cyber Security Summit

    Friday, November 17, 2017 - 1:51pm

    The Center for Information Assurance (CfIA) successfully hosted its 10th annual Cybersecurity Summit on October 12, 2017 at the FedEx Institute of Technology on the University of Memphis campus. Dr. Dipankar Dasgupta and Dr. Judith Simon, Co-Directors, and Dr. Kan Yang, Associate Director of the CfIA, were involved in hosting this year’s summit and welcomed students and professionals... more

  • CfIA Student Team won 2017 Cyber Defense Competition

    Friday, November 3, 2017 - 1:16pm

    A team of undergraduate students at the Center for Information Assurance (CfIA) who recently formed a registered student organization (RSO) open to all U of M students, won 1st place in the CANSec Student Cyber-Defense Competition on October 29, 2017 at the Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Missouri. The team was comprised of six Computer Science majors (Berkeley... more

  • Advances in User Authentication Book Announcement

    Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 9:21am

    The Director of the Center for Information Assurance at the University of Memphis, Prof. Dipankar Dasgupta, recently published a text book entitled "Advances in User Authentication", (publisher Springer-Verlag, website:

    The book covers very basic to recent developments in the field and will be useful in cyber security... more

  • KU Refinement System Release!

    Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 6:24pm

    Today we are releasing the KU Refinement System! With it's release we are distributing some documentation on how to use it and a schedule for the upcoming year for when Knowledge Units will be up for comment and voting. Remeber, only Electorate Users can comment and vote. They speak for their Institution as a whole, and were selected because they were the main point of contact between... more

  • Join the Stop.Think.Connect Academic Alliance

    Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 7:18am

    Join the Stop.Think.Connect.™ Campaign’s Academic Alliance! As a Partner, you will connect with over 150 government, academic, and nonprofit organizations committed to increasing online safety. Obtain cybersecurity tips, messaging, articles, and presentations, access DHS resources, tools, and subject matter experts, and join monthly partner discussions highlighting current cyber... more