Reactions: Silk Road bust proves you can’t fix stupid
A joint sting operation by the U.S. and Europol shut down websites being used for illegal drugs and weapons sales. The massive operation shut down more than 400 sites, including Silk Road 2.0. Assistant Professor of Technology Doug Twitchell says the bust shows anonymous websites are not foolproof, and even technology cannot fix stupid.
ERP course added to curriculum
This semester the School of Information Technology began offering an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) course as an elective in the undergraduate and graduate curricula.
School of Information Technology names new director
Mary Elaine Califf has accepted the position of director of the School of Information Technology. Califf has been serving as the interim director; her permanent duties will begin on July 1.
IT professor: New cards could stop big retail data breaches
In STATEside’s latest edition of Office Hours, Doug Twitchell, an associate professor of information technology, talks about the chip and pin system, and why it may hold the answers.
Illinois State / NSF Workshop on SOA/Web services
Drs. Billy Lim and Bryan Hosack conducted an NSF-sponsored workshop on May 15-16, 2013 to teach the participants an approach for integrating SOA/Web services into introductory programming courses. 11 professors participated in the event and they represent the last of the 3 cohorts participating in the NSF grant. They come from universities/colleges in Illinois, Indiana, […]
Dr. Douglas Twitchell receives Impact Award
Douglas P. Twitchell, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Information Technology has been chosen as an Impact Award recipient. The Impact Award, given by University College, recognizes the positive influence individual members of the Illinois State University community have on new students and student retention. Read more here.
Central Illinois High School Students Compete in Cyber Defense Competition
Illinois State University recently hosted the Central Illinois High School Cyber Defense Competition. The competition is modeled on the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. Teams from central Illinois high schools competed against each other on their ability to defend their computers and networks against hacking attacks from a “red team” consisting of School of Information Technology students […]
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