Archived articles


New website predicts likelihood of cyberattacks between nations
Published Oct 14, 2020
Heat index scores likelihood of international cyberattacks based on five key indicators
Securing smart homes
Published Fall 2020
As the market for internet-capable devices expands, a group of researchers is working to establish industry standards for securing these devices to protect consumer privacy / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Information Security
Hopkins expert to address potential threats to remote voting
Published July 17, 2020
Avi Rubin, of the Johns Hopkins Information Security Institute, will provide security recommendations and feasibility analysis for lawmakers considering voting remotely due to COVID-19
Building a more secure smart home
Published June 12, 2020
Computer scientist Avi Rubin will work with a national team to develop more secure devices and recommendations for policymakers, companies, and consumers to better protect privacy
Disinformation during a pandemic
Published May 8, 2020
Thomas Rid, SAIS faculty expert on cybersecurity and disinformation, discusses the efforts by foreign countries to influence the public's understanding of the COVID-19 pandemic
Grid locked
Published Winter 2018
Johns Hopkins computer scientists develop a tool to protect power grids from cyberattacks / Johns Hopkins Magazine
cyber warfare
Protecting U.S. energy grid from cyber attacks
Published Sept 5, 2018
Paul Stockton, APL senior fellow and former Defense Department official, outlines plan to protect U.S. energy grid through defense and deterrence
Enhancing drone safety
Published March 27, 2018
Three cybersecurity grad students work to prevent hacking attacks on drones
Hope in the era of election meddling
Published Spring 2018
Social media sites are ideal platforms for disinformation campaigns, but there's a growing trend to combat fake news: digital forensics / Johns Hopkins Magazine
National security
Software could safeguard power grid
Published Feb 21, 2018
If part of an electrical grid is compromised in a cyber attack, new software developed at Hopkins is designed to keep power flowing