CyLab brings together experts from a variety of disciplines across the university to collaborate on cutting-edge research and educate the next generation of security and privacy professionals. Everything we do is fueled by our passion to create a world in which technology can be trusted.
CyLab researchers propose new rules for Internet fairness
Just weeks after a team of Carnegie Mellon researchers showed that Google’s new congestion control algorithm (CCA) was giving an unfair advantage to its own traffic over services using legacy algorithms, the same team has proposed new guidelines on how future algorithms should be developed.
CMU women prominent among Rising Stars 2019
Women from Carnegie Mellon University outnumbered those from every other institution at Rising Stars 2019, an annual workshop for early-career women in computer science and electrical and computer engineering. Two women from CyLab also won two of the four prizes in the workshop’s Research Pitch Competition.
Top-ranked programsCyLab draws faculty from CMU’s top-ranked programs, like CMU’s #1-ranked School of Computer Science and #2-ranked Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
World-class facultyCyLab consists of more than 30 core and 60 affiliated faculty who collaborate across 20 different departments across CMU
Prolific researchersCyLab’s researchers have published more than 400 security and privacy research studies in the past five years
ChampionsFive-time DefCon winners, DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge winners, and DefCon Crack-Me-If-You-Can winners