Ransomware can hide in the websites you upload files to

March 24, 2024

FIU cybersecurity researchers warn websites that request access to your files might be able to bypass antivirus software and carry out major ransomware attacks.

Cyberstalkers can hack into HDMI ports – FIU researchers are studying a way to detect these attacks

March 16, 2021

Researchers are studying how to prevent individuals and businesses from an unsuspected vulnerability — HDMI ports.

Engineers create break-through technology to detect illegal Bitcoin mining on everyday users’ computers

March 12, 2021

A team of researchers has created a software to detect illegal mining of cryptocurrency on computers.

Two FIU Engineering Graduate Students Receive Koerner Family Foundation Supplemental Stipend Awards

February 11, 2021

The Koerner Family Foundation has generously awarded stipends to two FIU College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) graduate students in support of their doctoral studies in biomedical and electrical and computer engineering.

FIU, first four-year research university in the State of Florida to offer Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program

November 18, 2020

The Florida Department of Education has approved Florida International University’s Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program (Cyber-CAP). The program combines technical skills, industry credentials, and on-the-job training to prepare learners to work in cybersecurity.

Luis Puche Rondon’s internship at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

February 5, 2020

Luis C. Puche Rondon is a PhD student at Florida International University and a member of the Cyber-Physical Systems Security Lab (CSL). He received his Bachelors in Computer Science in 2016, and a Masters in Cybersecurity in 2017. Luis has ten years of work experience in Smart home integration and solutions. This summer he interned for the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland where he had the opportunity to work on cybersecurity and analytics projects.

Security flaws found in popular smart home devices

November 6, 2019

November kicks off the season of giving, and many households may be turning to smart home devices to increase their security.

Leonardo Babun’s Internship at Department of Homeland Security

August 02, 2019

Leonardo is working toward his doctoral degree in electrical and computer engineering under the supervision of Selcuk Uluagac, an assistant professor for FIU’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. This summer he interned for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in Arlington, Virginia where he had the opportunity to work on cybersecurity and big data analytics projects.

NBC 6 College Week: FIU Students Searching for Cybersecurity Solutions

November 26, 2018

Engineering students at FIU are working on ways to keep users’ personal info safe in the cyberworld. NBC 6’s Erika Glover reports.

Kyle Denney’s Internship at MIT Lincoln Lab

August 13, 2018

Kyle Denney pursued his master’s degree in computer engineering as a member of the Cyber-Physical Systems Security Lab at FIU. He interned at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Lincoln Lab where he worked as a summer research intern in the cybersecurity division.

FIU inspires future learners

February 28, 2018

Students at Somerset Academy recently got a dose of Panther Spirit.

How to Stop Phone Apps From Spying on You

January 26, 2018

New tool helps spot apps that collect data they don’t need but can sell to advertisers.

Your Phone Is Like a Apy in Your Pocket

January 23, 2018

Smartphones are packed with sensors that collect a lot of data on your comings and goings.


December 29, 2017

FIU offers specialized training in smart devices.

Cyberattacks on Business

December 21, 2017

Experts talk about cyberattacks on business and its impact.

FIU Looks to Future With ‘Internet of Things’ Degree

November 2, 2017

Florida International University is helping current and future students engage with the digital world by offering a degree in the Internet of Things.

Cybercorps Scholarship for Service

October 10, 2017

Cybercorps offers scholarships for graduate education.

Guard your gadgets!

November 11, 2016

Professor demonstrates live attack.

Unsecured Surveillance Cameras

August 18, 2016

Your privacy is at risk with unsecure equipment.