Research Assistant Position Available

We are looking for a qualified undergraduate to serve as a research assistant for a data analytics project. The research assistant will led by professors Cappellari and Chun are to investigate on data privacy.
The qualifications include:

Student Club-ISI

Our ISI major students are in the process of forming the Student Club "Club-ISI".
Your participation is crucial.
Please contact the student representatives: Alhaji or Jia Chen.
If you want to discuss with a faculty member, please contact Prof. Paolo Cappellari

Design Hackathon for Female students in STEM

The My Social Canvas DesignHackathon will bring together students who are pursuing degrees in STEM and design in an effort to increase awareness, participation and funding for girls in STEM programs across the country.

The final deliverable from each team will be a phone case design, as well as the design of an ecommerce site on which to sell their product.

Proceeds from the sales of the winning team's cases will go back to supporting Girls in STEM.

WHEN: The event will be hosted on October 1, 2016, with the winning team's products launching for Holiday 2016.

The Nation Work Readiness Credential Profile

Workplace skills are the abilities employees need to successfully accomplish work tasks.

These include: managing time and other resources; understanding, evaluating, and using a variey of information; communicating effectively with others in multiple formats (speaking, writing, listening); understanding relationships among the components of a system; and applying information technology appropriately and effectively

Summer Camp Final Presentations

Dr. Chun held a summer camp on the Open data analytics and Cyber Security to build a Smart City at College of Staten Island, CUNY during two weeks from July 6 to July 19th.

Five high school students and five college assistants were paired to learn the data analysis and cybersecurity. Congratulations on their successful completion and wonderful presentations of their summer camp projects!

Three ISI students are the recipients of the NSF SFS Scholarship!

Congratulations to three ISI major students, Alhaji Nyallay, Maliha Mowla, and Thomas Cosares for the NSF SFS (Scholarship for Service) scholarship awards. Two of these students were also participants for the summer camp for Data Analytics and Cyber Security (Thank you, Alhaji and Maliha,).

What Small Businesses Need to Know About the Future of Cybersecurity and Hackers

The article by Intel's Gary Davis states "The truest way to frame the future of cybersecurity is to expect constant change." With constant expansion of computing frontiers with smaller devices, that attack surfaces are also expanding. Combined with the hyper connected cyberworld, businesses need to stay informed of what’s going on in cybersecurity and how it may impact your business. One should know how contemporary security solutions are addressing these cybersecurity challenges.

CSI Undergraduate Research Conference Participation

ISI student Frank Lennon and Information Management Minor (IM) student Dennis Shpits presented their work at the 2016 CSI Undergraduate Research Conference on April 21.
Frank's work discusses "Towards Secure Cloud Model" and presented CloudTrust Protocol and Transparency as a Service as means to ensure the cloud clients monitor the activities on the cloud-based assets.


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