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The 2015 NSA Research Directorate Award was presented to three research projects at the 2015 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair on May 14th, 2015. The NSA Research Award at ISEF recognizes outstanding scientific accomplishment in cybersecurity. Criteria of selction include impact and generalization of...
International Computer Science Institute and the University of California Berkeley are researching web browser messages. They are working to make them less confusing. The Firefox extension prompts surveys on triggered events. It doesn't collect browsing history. It's been IRB approved. More Info: https://surveys.cs....
To understand how cybersecurity academic programs are evolving, and in the process identify both challenges and emerging leading practices, IBM interviewed professors and department heads from 15 programs in six different countries. Study participants were selected from over 200 programs followed by the IBM Cyber Security...
Under the auspices of DARPA's Integrity and Reliability of Integrated Circuits program, researchers from the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) and Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) are developing advanced failure analysis techniques to assess the reliability and integrity of microchips embedded in the some of the...
The CASOS Summer Institute is a week-long workshop hosted by CASOS, the Center for Computational Analysis of Social and Organizational Systems, at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. During the year, our faculty and students conduct research using powerful analytical tools developed by the lab director, Dr...
The University of Illinois will lead a new multidisciplinary center designed to help government and industry beef up the resilience of the nation's cyber infrastructure, including the power grid, telecommunications networks and transportation systems. It is funded by DHS and is about $20 million over 5 years. "The effort...
In the March issue of Signal Magazine, NSA Research Director, Dr. Deborah A. Frincke, discusses three important research areas for NSA Research. Within one of these priorities is the Science of Security. http://www.afcea.org/content/?q=node/14073/

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