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Playing the game in the UW Security and Privacy Research Lab

‘Control-Alt-Hack’ game lets players try their hand at computer security

Posted: July 24, 2012

Do you have what it takes to be an ethical hacker? Can you step into the shoes of a professional paid to outsmart supposedly locked-down systems? Now you can at least try, no matter what your background, with a new card game developed by University of Washington computer scientists. “Control-Alt-Hack” gives teenage and young-adult players... Read more »

Burke Museaum lobby

News Digest: Campus dining changes, venues on display Sunday, volunteer for Azalea Way gardening

Posted: July 24, 2012

Options, changes for campus dining Summertime always brings some new twists to eating on campus, and this year is no different, as Housing & Food Services brings some changes and additions in mid-August, while some established things remain. The $6.50 “all you care to eat” option has returned for UW faculty and staff at 8... Read more »

R.L. "Bob" Morgan

Memorial for UW-IT’s R.L. “Bob” Morgan

Posted: July 23, 2012

A memorial for R.L. “Bob” Morgan, 57, an expert in “identity management” for UW Information Technology, will be held in Kane Hall 225 (the Walker-Ames Room) at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 29. He died July 12 during cancer treatment at UW Medical Center. Besides his work in identity management, which provides the foundation for safe... Read more »


UW Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center take top two spots in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals state, metro rankings

Posted: July 20, 2012

U.S. News latest hospital rankings UW Medicine’s two academic medical centers are ranked the best in the region and the state of Washington in U.S. News & World Report’s 2012 edition of America’s Best Hospitals. UW Medical Center holds the No. 1 rank and Harborview Medical Center is No. 2 out of 35 hospitals in the... Read more »