CIRI invites you to join us for the 2019 DHS Centers of Excellence Summit, to be held July 31-Aug. 1, 2019, in Arlington, Va.
Join subject matter experts across academia, industry, and government to identify and discuss evolving homeland security challenges under the theme, "Homeland Security Challenges: Evolving Threats and Dynamic Solutions."
Also, please stop by the CIRI booth at the Tech Showcase to see demos of CIRI tools and technologies that address the security and resilience needs of the critical infrastructure community.
To learn more or to register, please visit coesummit.org. It will be a great event and we hope to see you there!
Kryptowire and the Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute (CIRI) are the recipients of the 2019 “Bang for the Buck Award” from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology Directorate (S&T). The award, given to S&T-funded efforts that have made a large impact for a relatively small budget, was presented March 19 at the 2019 S&T Cybersecurity and Innovation Showcase held at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C., recognized Kryptowire and CIRI’s cybersecurity and public safety research. Read more
CIRI researchers Nasir Memon and Quanyan Zhu, computer science professors at New York University, are seeking to understand how a disruption in one device connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) can cascade through the entire supply chain. As Memon explains, “Going forward, everything is becoming digital. Your car, refrigerator, and toothbrush may soon be connected.” While this connectivity provides many benefits, it also introduces new risks, making security at the IoT-system level a necessity. Read more
CIRI Day at CISA
CIRI recently met at the DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to discuss potential avenues for collaboration and to identify CIRI tools that could benefit CISA and its stakeholders.
Welcome DHS Research Teams!
CIRI is excited to welcome two DHS Summer Research teams this year. Over the next few months, the teams will be tackling important issues in microgrid power systems and workforce development. Welcome to the Illinois campus!
Capitol Hill Meetings
In May, CIRI administrators met with Capitol Hill to brief staffers on CIRI research, tech transition, and workforce development. The following day, they also met with Senator Tammi Duckworth, D-Ill, and Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill, about how CIRI can help create more secure and resilience critical infrastructure.