UMD Among Largest Recipients of NSF Funding for Cybersecurity Research and Education
Cybersecurity researchers from UMD have been awarded $3.5 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for projects to address vulnerabilities in hardware, software and networking technologies as well as examine the human components of cybersecurity.
The awards are part of the NSF’s Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) program, which aims to enhance security practices and technologies, bolster education and training in cybersecurity, establish a science of cybersecurity and transition promising cybersecurity research into practice.
UMD was among the largest recipients of awards from the SaTC program for 2015.
The bulk of the NSF funding will support researchers within the Maryland Cybersecurity Center.
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October 22, 2015