In the News

Jun. 30, 2021

On Monday, ransomware gang REvil claimed to have hacked into the computer network of University Medical Center and exfiltrated data belonging to the hospital. Sensitive information allegedly swiped by the gang includes Nevada driver's licenses, passports and Social Security numbers.

El Tiempo
Jun. 30, 2021

The University Medical Center (UMC) revealed on Tuesday that it suffered a criminal data breach after a well-known group of hackers began publishing personal information allegedly obtained in the cyberattack.

Las Vegas Review Journal
Jun. 30, 2021

University Medical Center acknowledged Tuesday that it had experienced a criminal data breach after a notorious hacker group began posting personal information purportedly obtained in the cyberattack.

KSNV-TV: News 3
Jun. 11, 2021

Ransomware attacks are on the rise across the country.

Jun. 10, 2021

UNLV is offering a free summer camp for high school students to learn about cybersecurity.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
Jun. 1, 2021

UNLV is offering high school students the opportunity to attend a hands-on camp focused on cybersecurity activities and it’s free.

The Nevada Independent
Jul. 9, 2019

Earlier this year, hackers brought the city of Baltimore to its knees. City employees were locked out of even the simplest systems, and email and phone systems were crippled as citizens were prevented from completing transactions such as paying a water bill.

Hotel Management International Magazine
May. 15, 2019

Within what remain quite niche circles, there has been a lot of excitement surrounding blockchain technology's potential to revolutionise the hospitality sector, with some even christening it "a new internet for the travel industry" with the potential to end online travel agency (OTA) ascendancy. Will Moffitt speaks to hoteliers, entrepreneurs, and academics in an effort to separate hype from reality and asks how close we are to seeing mainstream implementation.

KSNV-TV: News 3
May. 6, 2019

UNLV's College of Engineering hosted the school's first Blockchain Day on Saturday, bringing together businesses, students and researchers to talk about the future of blockchain technologies.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
Nov. 5, 2018

As the world begins to learn about blockchain, a local professor is up to speed because he's been doing research on the new technology for about two years.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
Jul. 24, 2018

UNLV faculty engaged high school students in learning about cybersecurity during the College's inaugural GenCyber summer camp.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
Jul. 17, 2018

UNLV awarded GenCyber Camp grant from the National Security Agency and National Science Foundation.