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Congratulations on winning Google Faculty Research Award

Our new project on "High Level Security Policy Specification for Software-De ned Networks" has been selected for a Google Faculty Research Award.

According to the Google Research Blog, the intent of the Google Research Awards is to support cutting-edge research in Computer Science, Engineering, and related fields. This round they received 808 proposals covering 55 countries on 6 continents. After expert reviews and committee discussions, they decided to fund 122 projects, with 20% of the funding awarded to universities outside the U.S.

Congratulations to the well-deserving members of this project: Professor Sanjay Jha, Professor Maurice Pagnucco and Mohsen Rezvani. 

https://www.engineering.unsw.edu.au/news/google-research-award-for-internet-security-secured

http://www.engineering.unsw.edu.au/emag/news/google-research-award-internet-security

 

 

Congratulations to Arash for fully funded offer to visit UTD

CySPri's student, Arash Shaghaghi, has been awarded a fully funded visit to CSI lab of University of Texas at Dallas in 2015 to work with Professor Yvo Desmedt for a period of one month. 

UNSW researchers aim to secure smartwatches for e-health

Researchers at the University of New South Wales have been awarded a $322,800 grant to conduct research into boosting the security of wearable technology.

Here is the media coverage of the discovery grant:

http://www.computerworld.com.au/article/560816/unsw-researchers-aim-secure-smartwatches-e-health/

http://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/technology/wearable-technology-may-bring-health-data-doctors

 

ARC Discovery grant success

A/Prof  V. Sivaraman and Prof S. Jha were awarded the ARC Discovery grant titled " Lightweight security solutions for wearable healthcare sensor devices” for 2015 - 2017.

Our team 9447 came 3rd in the 2014 Def Con CTF

Congratulations to our team 9447 in the 2014 Def Con CTF Qualifying round, who just came 3rd in the world!

https://2014.legitbs.net/scoreboard

The team has now qualified to compete at Def Con 2014 in Las Vega in August.  

DEF CON is one of the oldest continuous running hacker conventions around, and also one of the largest.  

Capture the Flag (CTF) is a hacking competition where teams of hackers attempt to attack and defend computers and networks using certain software and network structures. CTF has been emulated at other hacking conferences as well as in academic and military contexts.

 

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