"Exclusive: Millions of printers open to devastating hack attack, researchers say," reads the MSNBC Red Tape article on the remote firmware update vulnerability discovered by Ang Cui.
The paper "Measuring the Human Factor of Cyber Security," authored by Brian Bowen, Ram Devarajan and Sal Stolfo, won Best Paper Award at the IEEE Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST) 2011.
Ang Cui and Jatin Kataria, co-authors of the paper “Killing the Myth of CISCO IOS Diversity” have won first prize in the Kapersky Labs American Cup held at NYU/PolyAmerican. Kapersky Labs is one of the largest AV Security companies in the world. The prize includes a trip to the Kaspersky "world" cup where the winners from the American, European and Asian cups will compete.
The IDS Lab and Columbia University had a great showing at RAID 2011 this year with three papers being accepted--papers and talks by Nathaniel Boggs, Ang Cui, and Malek Ben Salem are now available for download.
Sal Stolfo will be co-chairing the PC of RAID 2012. Changes have been proposed to the conference, including a revamp and rename to "Research on Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses" (RAID).