The University of Massachusetts Amherst Cybersecurity Institute is the intellectual focal point for multi-disciplinary cybersecurity education and research at UMass. The institute brings together dozens of internationally recognized faculty from across five UMass Amherst schools and colleges to address the critical, cross-industry need for innovative security research and well-trained cybersecurity professionals in the region. Working with partners in government, industry, and academia, the institute seeks to advance scientific and societal understanding of pressing issues related to the field.
The Fall 2015 New England Security Day was held at UMass Amherst. The Spring 2016 NESD will be at Harvard University on April 28.
Apply now to be part of the Scholarship For Service program, which supports students studying security at UMass. Come to the information session on March 8 at 4pm in Room 150 of the CS Building.
CS Professor Amir Houmansadr received a prestigious CAREER award from the National Science Foundation to combat Internet censorship by analyzing current censor-circumvention systems and designing a model that will lead to new anti-blocking tools..
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