For the first time since the student group’s foundation in late 2015, Stanford Applied Cyber was a national finalist in the two-day long simulation that mimicked the high-stress situation of a cyber attack.
Program participants can search for vulnerabilities on 13 University sites and receive rewards ranging from $50 to $1,000 per vulnerability based on its severity, as determined by the Information Security Office.
Facebook Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos will leave his role at the company this month for a position as adjunct professor at Stanford’s Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI). According to a Facebook post by Stamos, he plans to research cybersecurity, misuse of technology and the spread of misinformation, particularly with regard to the upcoming midterm elections, at Stanford.
Student activist group the Stanford Solidarity Network (SSN) has released a petition calling on Google to pledge not to pursue any future contracts with the military, adding that until such a commitment is made, signatories will not pursue internships with the tech giant.
At 5:20 p.m. on Monday, members of the senior class and some Stanford students in other years received a prank email that appeared to be from senior class president Madilyn Ontiveros ’18 notifying them they would not be graduating in June due to failure to fulfill the nonexistent “WAY_BS Requirement: Behavioral Sciences.”
The feature “On this day in Stanford History” details events that occurred on the same date in past years at Stanford. According to The Stanford Daily’s archives, on April 5 in….
The Daily spoke with University professors, students and a cybersecurity startup to examine the value of different CS educations in hacking and beyond.
Several Stanford network printers were compromised in a cyber-attack that sent anti-Semitic flyers to various offices on campus.