Carnegie Mellon University 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.
iPhone security compromises prove difficult to detect
Mobile phones can be abused to enable stalking through methods like location tracking, account compromise, and remote surveillance. While experts can help victims detect and recover from this type of technology abuse, researchers at Carnegie Mellon's CyLab Security and Privacy Institute say typical users aren't equipped to identify and resolve these issues on their own.
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