NYIT-Beijing assistant professor and artist Benjamin Poynter, M.F.A., delivered a “Lumen Prize Digital Art Talk” at the Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts on 17 November. The presentation, including simultaneous interpretation, formed part of the Lumen Prize Exhibition’s Global Tour, which showcases worldwide digital art. Read more.
NYIT-Vancouver opened its campus this week to partners and friends from throughout the Lower Mainland for its second annual open house. NYIT supporters came from dozens of companies and institutions around Vancouver, including advisory board members for current and projected academic programs. Read more. More photos. See more photos at NYIT-Vancouver's Facebook page.
The following M.S.-INCS students will be honored at NYIT-Vancouver's 2nd Annual Open House on Wednesday, November 18.
Anoop Chowdary Atluri
A graduate of the M.S.-INCS program, Anoop has also earned certificates as an Ethical Hacker, a Penetration Testing Professional, and a Penetration Testing Expert. While at NYIT, Anoop conducted research about botnets, which are networks of malware-infected computers controlled by a headmaster which can execute instructions without a computer owner’s consent.
Thomas, originally from Germany, was among NYIT-Vancouver’s first M.S.-INCS students and played a crucial role in setting up the cybersecurity lab on campus. Thomas has more than 15 years of professional experience in network and system administration for a variety of clients, including well known global players like Vodafone and Webasto.
An M.S.-INCS student, Vinh has conducted several research projects during his time at NYIT, including an investigation about botnets (a.k.a. “zombie armies”). A botnet is a complex web of interconnected, malware-infected machines controlled by a master. This research also discussed the differences between some of the most popular virtual zombie armies such as Zeus Bot, Koobface, and Windigo.