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Dr. Mohammad Mannan: Professor Develops Prototype to Thwart Data Theft

July 18, 2019
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Source: Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering (CIISE)

Dr. Mohammad Mannan, a researcher in the area of trusted computing and authentication and systems security, is featured in a Montreal Gazette article about hackers who steal or block access to data from computer hard drives and only give it back once a ransom has been paid.

In light of the recent data breach affecting millions of Desjardins customers, this is a timely subject. 

Dr. Mannan and his PhD student, Lianying Zhao, have created a type of data wall that doesn't prevent hackers from seeing the data, but prevents them from manipulating it.

You can view the entire article in The Gazette here.




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