Advancing the science of cybersecurity

Press Release 16-145

NSF awards $70 million to support interdisciplinary cybersecurity research

The SaTC program takes an interdisciplinary, comprehensive approach to cybersecurity research.
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November 30, 2016

Cyberattacks on corporations, agencies, national infrastructure and individuals have exposed the fragility and vulnerability of the internet and networked systems. Achieving truly secure cyberspace requires addressing both the technical vulnerabilities in systems, as well as those that arise from human behaviors and choices.

Today, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced $76 million in research grants through its Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) program to study the scientific, engineering and socio-technical aspects of cybersecurity. The grants support 241 projects across 36 states and 129 institutions, and touch on all aspects of the field. These include hardware, software,

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