The Hume Center leads Virginia Tech's research, education, and outreach programs focused on the communication and computation challenges of the national security community. Education programs provide mentorship, internships, scholarships, and seek to address key challenges in qualified US citizens entering federal service. Advanced research programs focus on signals intelligence, electronic warfare, resilient systems and communications, and data to decision.
Mar 07, 2014
Governor McAuliffe recently announced the launch of Cyber Virginia, a plan to establish the Virginia Cybersecurity Commission and augment Virginia’s leadership in cybersecurity.
Mar 06, 2014
Over the weekend, Virginia Tech hosted the Virginia Cyber Aces State Championship, in which participants gathered to demonstrate their cybersecurity skills using NetWars, a simulation used by the U.S. Air Force to train officers in network warfare. The competitors included veterans, jobseekers, and students from high schools and colleges all over the state, as they showcased their cyber talent and competed in this challenging event. The Hume Center at Virginia Tech congratulates the winners and all the competitors, and hopes they will continue working to meet our future national security challenges.
Feb 24, 2014
Charles Clancy contributed to Wired magazine's recent story about spectrum warfare. Clancy discussed military communications strategies in the Far East, where geography and modest military presence create security vulnerabilities.
Dec 12, 2013
The Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and Technology is now administratively organized under the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science, a move that Virginia Tech officials say will help the center quickly answer national security challenges.
Dec 03, 2013
Sandeep Shukla, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Virginia Tech, has been named an IEEE Fellow for contributions to applied probabilistic model checking for system design. The status of Fellow is one of the most prestigious honors of the institute, bestowed upon less than one-tenth of one percent of the annual voting membership of IEEE.