Center for Computer Security & Information Assurance


The Hood College Center for Computer Security and Information Assurance, housed within the Department of Computer Science, promotes research, education, and sound internal practices in computer security and information assurance. The center coordinates educational programs and practices in information assurance, and interacts with local area businesses, laboratories, and government agencies. 


Computer security is one of the research focus areas of the Department of Computer Science & Information Technology. Following, a partial list of publications from the Center's faculty.

  • Kenneth May, Seth Kress, Ahmed Salem, George Dimitoglou, "A gaming approach for ad-hoc secure routing in education", CGAMES, 2014, pp. 1-7, doi:10.1109/CGames.2014.6934150
  • Carol M. Jim, Ahmed Salem, Aijuan Dong, and James Devilbiss. “Supervised Learning Algorithms to Enhance DDoS Prediction in Network Forensics.” In Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Computers and Their Applications in Industry and Engineering (CAINE-2011), Honolulu, Hawaii, November 16-18, 2011.
  • Carol M. Jim, Ahmed Salem, and Aijuan Dong. “Testing Supervised Learning Algorithms To Enhance DDoS Prediction In Network Forensics & Security.” In Proceedings of the 2010 International Congress on Computer Applications and Computational Science (CACS 2010), Singapore, December 4-6, 2010.
  • Carol M. Jim, Ahmed Salem, and Aijuan Dong. “Network Forensics in Practice: A Survey.” In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communications (ACC-2010), Orlando, Florida, September 15-17, 2010.
  • Kris W. Reese, Ahmed Salem, George Dimitoglou. "Using Standard Deviation in Signal Strength Detection to Determine Jamming in Wireless Networks."" CAINE 2008: 250-254.
  • Paul Seymer, George Dimitoglou. "Performance Optimization of Close-Color Pair Steganalysis", International Conference on Security & Management 2007: pp. 123-127, Las Vegas, USA.
  • George Dimitoglou, Contributing author for SANS Institutes publication Computer Security (1998).

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