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Jan. 19: Cryptography, coding, cyber attacks discussed
January 5, 2016

Nathan-HamlinPULLMAN, Wash. – Providing security and defense against hacking of next-generation quantum computers will be discussed by Washington State University researcher Nathan Hamlin at the informal Science Pub 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, at Paradise Creek Brewery, 245 SE Paradise St., Pullman.

WSU to help improve cyber security in energy delivery
October 12, 2015

Carl-HauserPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University will participate in a new, five-year $28.1 million U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) initiative to improve computer/communication networks for energy delivery systems like power grids and pipelines.

Mathematicians build code to take on toughest cyber attacks
March 26, 2015

By Rebecca Phillips, University Communications science writer

HamlinPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University mathematicians have designed an encryption code capable of fending off the phenomenal hacking power of a quantum computer.

Cyber firm goes undercover to invade, protect businesses
July 22, 2013

Ben Caudill, Rhino Security Labs

Ben Caudill at work.

SEATTLE – Businesses beware: If a stranger wearing an immaculate business suit and engaged in “techie-talk” on his cellphone shows up and says he’s the new IT guy, don’t fall for it. He could be your worst nightmare – a professional cyber-saboteur like recent Washington State University business graduate Benjamin Caudill.

On the outside, Caudill looks like an innocent, young business professional. But in reality, he is a deadly force that could easily penetrate and exploit a firm’s most private files. Fortunately, he’s what the computer … » More …