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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...
The Science of Security (SoS) quarterly Lablet meeting, sponsored by NSA, was hosted by the Carnegie Mellon University Lablet on July 14 and 15, 2015.  Quarterly meetings are held to share research, coordinate, present interim findings, and stimulate thought and discussion about the Science of Security.  Two...
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The Symposium and Bootcamp on the Science of Security was held April 21 and 22 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Hot SoS is a research event centered on the Science of Security, which aims to address the fundamental problems of security in a principled manner. The 2015 Hot SoS event will brought together...
Darpa annouced the 7 finalist for the Cyber Grand Challenge with a $2 million prize. CodeJitsu (Berkeley, Calif.): A team affiliated with the University of California, Berkeley ForAllSecure (Pittsburgh, Pa.): A startup founded by a team of computer security researchers from Carnegie Mellon University TECHx (...
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...
The Cybersecurity Experimentation of the Future (CEF) is a community study to determine what infrastructures are needed to have the scientific experimental results for science. The primary result of this effort will be a Strategic Plan for developing an accessible, broad, and multi-organization experimentation and testing...
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...

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  • Abstract: An identity authentication scheme is proposed combining with biometric encryption, public key cryptography of homomorphism and predicate encryption technology under the cloud computing environment. Identity authentication scheme is proposed based on the voice and homomorphism technology. The scheme... more
  • Abstract: By enabling a direct comparison of different security solutions with respect to their relative effectiveness, a network security metric may provide quantifiable evidences to assist security practitioners in securing computer networks. However, research on security metrics has been hindered by... more
  • Abstract: Zero-day polymorphic worms pose a serious threat to the Internet security. With their ability to rapidly propagate, these worms increasingly threaten the Internet hosts and services. Not only can they exploit unknown vulnerabilities but can also change their own representations on each new... more

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