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Systems, Networks & Security in the Faculty of Computer Science

Matt Reeder  –  Systems, Networks, Security, Research, Faculty, Big Data & Machine Learning
Thursday, April 30, 2020
New smartphone apps being developed could help track and trace where people with the virus have been and alert others who might be at risk of coming into contact with it. But Stan Matwin, director of Dal's Institute for Big Data Analytics, says decision-makers must grapple with how to make these programs both effective and respectful of people’s privacy.
Stan Matwin  –  Research, Systems, Networks, Security, Faculty, Big Data & Machine Learning
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Dr. Stan Matwin shares his views on tracking and tracing and it's impacts on privacy during COVID-19
Becca Rawcliffe  –  Systems, Networks, Security, Faculty, Research
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Researchers in the Faculty of Computer Science are teaming up to tackle some of the challenges posed by the ever-expanding use of the internet with funding announced last year through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF).
CBC News  –  Research, Systems, Networks, Security, Faculty, Women in Tech
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Popular social media quizzes, like the ones that pop up in Facebook feeds, may look harmless and fun — but taking them can leave you vulnerable to identity theft or fraud, according to researcher and CBC Information Morning tech columnist Nur Zincir-Heywood.
Steve Mostafa Dafer  –  Systems, Networks, Security, Graduate, Innovation, Students
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Steve Mostafa Dafer is a Master of Computer Science student working in Dr. Srini Sampalli’s EMerging WIreless TECHnologies (MYTech) lab on a project called Mind Power. In this blog, he tells us about how he came up with his research idea and what he hopes to accomplish.
Allison Kincade  –  Research, Systems, Networks, Security, Faculty, Graduate
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
In the next few years, there may be as many as 30 billion different devices connected to the Internet — including many everyday objects you find in your home. That poses major challenges for everything from security to reliability challenges Computer Science prof Srini Sampalli and his team in the MYTech Lab are working to address.
Sentient Technologies  –  Systems, Networks, Security, Research, Faculty, Bioinformatics & Algorithms, Big Data & Machine Learning
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Dr. Malcolm Heywood shares his insights with Sentient Technologies
David Langstroth  –  Research, Systems, Networks, Security, Faculty, News
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Dr. Israat Haque has applied her network computing background to improving video surveillance systems in applications
Sallie Lau, Dal News  –  Systems, Networks, Security, Faculty, News
Thursday, June 22, 2017
This week, Dal hosts Canada's national conference for the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. We connected with Computer Science prof Srini Sampalli — 3M Teaching Fellow and vice-president of the Canadian chapter of the International Federation of National Teaching Fellows — to discuss what goes into great teaching.
Becca Rawcliffe, Dal News  –  Systems, Networks, Security, Faculty, News, Awards, Outreach, Women in Tech
Monday, June 19, 2017
Nur Zincir-Heywood receives the the 2017 Women Leaders in the Digital Economy Award from Digital Nova Scotia, which recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to Nova Scotia’s ICT sector while actively championing women in the field.