Atlanta is one stop on President Luis Guillermo Solis's four-city, 13-day U.S. tour aimed at wooing investment to Costa Rica. 


Georgia Tech Receives $4.2 Million Grant to Battle Cyber Threats

by Phil Bolton | July 31, 2015 A $4.2 million grant has been awarded to researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology’s College of Computing in an effort to develop programs that will improve cybersecurity, especially for online banking, shopping and trading transactions. More

Part II: Structural Pressures in the Internet's Foundations

Editor's note: Since the first segment of the interview with Georgia State University scholars Shawn Powers and Michael Jablonski, authors of the Real Cyber War, earlier this week, a breach of the computer systems of United Airlines, the world's second largest airline, was detected. The same group of China-backed hackers that allegedly obtained the security-clearance records from the U.S. Office of Personnel are the prime suspects once again. In Part II of the interview, the authors discuss China's development of the Internet, the use of the Internet in developing countries such as Kenya and Tanzania, Atlanta's prospects as a cybersecurity center of development and the future of Google and the Internet more generally. Click here to see Part I of the interview. More

GSU Scholars Investigate Structural Pressures in the Internet's Foundations

by Shawn Powers Editor's note: What seem to be almost daily revelations of cyber crimes draw attention to the brave new world of the Internet. While these attacks attract publicity, the underlying pressures buried deep in the very foundations of the Internet are less obvious. More

Georgia State Team Gets Taste of Arbitration in Vienna

by Trevor Williams | July 16, 2015 A Georgia State University College of Law moot court team got a taste of international dispute settlement during an arbitration competition in Vienna on July 4.   More

Georgia Colleges and Universities Reach Out to Liberia

by Cynthia L. Blandford A guest commentary by Cynthia L. Blandford, the honorary consul of Liberia based in Atlanta and the president, CEO and board chair of the University Consortium for Liberia. More