11/18/2011 - AUSTIN, Texas — As part of its research efforts to help create safer and faster computing, the Department of Computer Science at The University of Texas at Austin has partnered with Read more
11/10/2011 - Austin, Texas. – Cloud computing, where all of our photos, emails, and data are stored in a distributed “cloud,” is the future. To improve emerging cloud-based technologies, a new center for cloud computing research was recently created in the Department of Computer Science at The University of Texas at Austin in a partnership with SunGard Availability Services. Read more
10/16/2009 - As information such as passwords and account numbers moves from computer to computer across the Internet, it is encrypted—jumbled into a non-comprehensible form. Encryption occurs when two parties—your personal computer and Amazon.com, for example—connect and exchange a “key.” Your browser then encrypts the information you want to send (like a credit card number), it flows in a jumble to Amazon, and then Amazon decrypts it based on the key that the two computers exchanged. Read more
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