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Frank Cilluffo, director of the McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security at Auburn University, said 20 years after 9/11, "The terrorism threat to the homeland has actually increased."

Threat preparedness ... Remembering 9/11 twenty years later

Gen. James Dickinson, commander of the U.S. Space Command, with Frank Cilluffo, director of the McCrary Institute, during Tuesday's live-streamed event.

Space Command chief explains need for vigilance to protect assets in orbit

The conversation with Gen. James Dickinson on Tuesday, July 27, can be viewed live on YouTube. See below for viewing options.

Cybersecurity the focus of upcoming conversation with space command chief

Frank Cilluffo, director of Auburn University's McCrary Institute, was part of a U.S. House Homeland Security subcommittee meeting Thursday.

McCrary Institute director shares cyber concerns before House committee

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Experts Reflect on the 25th Anniversary of Executive Order 13010

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Experts Reflect on the 25th Anniversary of Executive Order 13010

An out of gas sign on a pump at a Speedy Mart in Beulaville, N.C., on May 11

Gas pipeline hack reveals cyber vulnerabilities

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Illuminating Digital Supply Chain Risk

Clockwise from top left: McCrary Institute Director Frank Cilluffo, Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., and Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas.

Bipartisan lawmakers discuss impact of Cyber Diplomacy Act in addressing international threats

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Event: Relaunching the Cyber Diplomacy Act

McCrary Institute Director Frank Cilluffo (right) hosted Brandon Wales, acting director of the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, for a talk on ransomware Monday.

U.S. cyber chief offers ransomware guidance during Auburn talk

CISA Acting Director Brandon Wales

A Discussion on Ransomware with the Acting CISA Director

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Rep. John Katko discusses cyber, homeland security in McCrary Institute virtual event

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Event: Cyber & Homeland Security Priorities for the 117th Congress

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New Series: Empowering Food and Agriculture to Respond as Critical Infrastructures to COVID-19 and Future Pandemics

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Cyber diplomacy: time to up our game

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U.S. supply chain: stop driving blind

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Frank Cilluffo discusses Inauguration and U.S. Capitol cybersecurity

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Auburn hosts former senior officials to discuss recent cyberespionage campaign targeting U.S.

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Auburn taps prominent cybersecurity expert to lead research for McCrary Institute

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McCrary Institute, CISA, and NEMA publish paper on cybersecurity guiding principles for emergency management

The FBI's top cyber executives will discuss the Bureau's new cyber strategy during the event Thursday hosted by Auburn University’s McCrary Institute.

FBI to unveil new cyber strategy during Auburn University virtual event

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McCrary Institute to host election officials for an event on election security amid COVID-19

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Auburn's Frank Cilluffo writes article on need for more women in the cyber workforce

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New Op-Ed on Executing an Effective Layered Cyber Deterrence Strategy

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Three Auburn engineers featured in cybersecurity episode of ‘Reinventing School’

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Tauritz tapped as interim director of Auburn Cyber Research Center


Auburn's combined commencement ceremonies postponed indefinitely

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McCrary Institute Director Testifies Before House Armed Services Subcommittee

In this photo illustration, a thumbprint is displayed on a mobile phone as the logo for the Twitter social media network is projected onto a screen on August 09, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

Cilluffo responds to recent Twitter hack

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New Paper: A Multi-Layered Air Defense Model to Protect Shared Air in Critical Infrastructure Sectors

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Auburn’s McCrary Institute, Air University Join Forces in Strategic Partnership

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Auburn's Frank Cilluffo writes why the FBI’s cyber attachés are so valuable


Senior fellow weighs in on hurricane response in the time of coronavirus

Sean Plankey from the Department of Energy will present a talk on "Securing the Grid."

DOE official will discuss securing the power grid in Auburn livestream June 2

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McCrary Institute hosts the U.S. Department of Energy for a conversation on grid security

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Auburn University announces cohort of 30 nationally-renowned senior fellows

Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad Wolf and Auburn University McCrary Institute Director Frank Cilluffo

Homeland Security acting secretary discusses focus on economic security and COVID-19 during virtual event hosted by Auburn University

Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf

Live event to feature conversation with Acting Secretary of Homeland Security

The U.S. Cyberspace Solarium Commission will partner with Auburn University’s McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security on Wednesday, April 29

Auburn University partners with U.S. Cyberspace Solarium Commission for live virtual event

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A Conversation with Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf

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Event: Is Deterrence Possible in Cyberspace?

Daniel Tauritz (left) moderated a panel discussion on the “Use of AI for Cybersecurity."

Auburn researcher moderates panel on using AI for cybersecurity

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Auburn Engineering professors shaping future of AI in Alabama through work on state commission


The Threat to U.S. Critical Infrastructure Is Real: It’s Past Time to Act Accordingly

McCrary Institute Director Frank Cilluffo speaks during the U.S. Cyberspace Solarium Commission's press conference on Wednesday.

McCrary Institute director contributes to federal cyber commission report

Frank Cilluffo, director of Auburn University’s McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security, testified Thursday before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs in a hearing titled “Threats Posed by State-Owned and State Supported Enterprises to Public Transportation.”

Auburn’s Frank Cilluffo testifies before Senate committee on threats to public transportation

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Feds eyeing Auburn Engineering for recruits

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FBI deputy director to address bureau priorities in Jan. 31 public event at Auburn University

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McCrary Institute hosts FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich for campus address

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Director Quoted in NPR Story: Trump Wants To Move The U.S. Secret Service Back To Treasury


Solving the Puzzle of AI's role in Cybersecurity

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Op-Ed in – After Soleimani: Iran and cyber domain

Daniel Tauritz (second from left) participated in a panel discussion titled "The Human Machine Team: Building an AI Ready Workforce"

Auburn cyber expert participates in panel discussion on the AI workforce

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Iran + Cyber: Want to know more?

Don Jackson, director of intelligence at SecureWorks, which manages security information systems for corporations worldwide, is pictured in this 2010 file photo in Atlanta. Analysts at the company worked on the investigation into a 2009 cyber attack that took down websites in the U.S. and South Korea.  AP Photo/John Amis

OA Now: Can 'Cyber Moonshot' save America?

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Leaders on the Plains featuring TSA Administrator David P. Pekoske

Chris Krebs speaking at the National Cyber Moonshot

WATCH: DHS CISA director speaks at National Cyber Moonshot Ecosystem Workshop


The Need of the Hour: Encryption

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WATCH: Adm. Michael Rogers speaks on wide-ranging cyber threats

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Adm. Michael Rogers returns to Auburn as part of Leaders on the Plains series

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Leader on the Plains: A Conversation with Admiral Michael Rogers (Ret.), former head of Cyber Command & NSA

From left: Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, former Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves and McCrary Institute Director Frank Cilluffo

Panelists: Democracies must band together to secure free and fair elections

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Auburn University hosting global forum on securing elections

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Securing Elections – Global Lessons Learned

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Director Frank Cilluffo Writes in the Wall Street Journal on Why Cities Should Never Pay Ransom to Hackers

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Former Deputy Secretaries of Homeland Security Look Back and Ahead

Jason Cuneo leads a session with Alabama National Guard members.

Auburn University to provide cyber training to Alabama National Guard

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Assistant Director Brian Harrell

Federal security official warns of ‘converged, hybrid threat landscape’ in cyber era

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director Chris Krebs

Federal cybersecurity chief lays out strategic plan for agency in talk at Auburn University

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McCrary Institute hosts DHS CISA Assistant Director Brian Harrell on campus August 23

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McCrary Institute hosts DHS CISA Director Chris Krebs on campus August 22

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Auburn University hosting Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director, Assistant Director during two-day event Aug. 22-23

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McCrary Institute Director's Insights into Data Protection

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McCrary Institute Director's Part Two Interview with 74&West

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The Forward Leaning CIO

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McCrary Institute Director Testifies Before House Homeland Security Subcommittee


More utilities share a foxhole on cyber front

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Study: Cybersecurity prioritized over physical security by today's CEOs

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The Art of the Inquiry: The LAPD's Journey with Science-Based Interview Techniques


US and partners must meet China's authoritarian challenge in 5G

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McCrary Institute Director's Interview with 74 & West

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Strengthening Defense Mission Assurance Against Emerging Threats

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Cyber and Physical Security: Perspectives from the C-Suite

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McCrary Institute Director Testifies Before House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee


The Global Positioning System Resets

Adm. Michael S. Rogers and Lt. Gen. Ronald L. Burgess Jr.

Former commander of US Cyber Command, Defense Intelligence Agency director to lead McCrary Institute Advisory Board

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What You Need to Know About the Upcoming GPS Rollover

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CCHS Hosts Rollout of DHS Guidance for GPS Rollover

The Honorable Kirstjen M. Nielsen and Frank Cilluffo

CCHS Hosts DHS Secretary's State of Homeland Security Address

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen

Auburn’s Center for Cyber and Homeland Security to host DHS Secretary

Auburn University takes charge as new national cybersecurity leader

Auburn University takes charge as new national cybersecurity leader

A DHS worker listens to then-President Barack Obama talk at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center in Arlington, Va., on Jan. 13, 2015.

Auburn cybersecurity expert supports military's new offensive hacking strategy


What’s Wrong with Huawei, and why are Countries Banning the Chinese Telecommunications Firm?

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Unintended Consequence: Federal Cybersecurity Workforce a Potential Casualty of the Shutdown