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June 18, 2021

Science of Security Enhances Research Publishing

This year’s 8th annual Hot Topics of Science of Security (HoTSoS) conference pioneered a new type of cybersecurity conference—one centered on providing community input to ongoing research and collective community participation in defining the next decade of cybersecurity research.

Jan. 23, 2020

NSA and University of Illinois: Partnering to Secure Networks and Cyber Systems

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Illinois) is one of the first universities to partner with NSA on researching the science of security and has been working on cybersecurity problems with NSA for more than 19 years.

April 18, 2018

New NSA-funded "Lablets" to Advance the Science of Security and Privacy

Newly funded NSA 'Lablets' to help develop cybersecurity and privacy breakthroughs for guarding cyberspace.

Dec. 21, 2017

NSA's 5th Annual Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper Competition Award Winner Announced

In a time of increasing cyber threats, Section 702 aids the Intelligence Community's cybersecurity efforts.

Feb. 17, 2017

NSA Science of Security Program Seeks Paper Nominations, Reports Progress

The National Security Agency (NSA) now seeks nominations for its 5th Annual Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper Competition.

Aug. 9, 2016

NSA Research Sponsors Special Award for Young Scientists and Engineers

The NSA Research Directorate hosted award winners from the Intel Science and Engineering Fair for a visit.

March 4, 2016

NSA Announces 4th Annual Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper Competition

Public Announcement of the 4th Annual Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper Competition

Aug. 21, 2015

NSA Announces Winner of Annual Cybersecurity Research Paper Competition

A research paper about a technique that measures the vulnerability of computer systems by the amount of information they mistakenly spill is the winner of the National Security Agency's third annual Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper Competition.

April 22, 2014

National Security Agency Announces the Creation of New "Lablets" in Support of the Science of Security

For the past three years, the National Security Agency (NSA) and US Government have been partnering with academia to create a research community dedicated to the Science of Security (SoS). More recently, NSA made a strong commitment to this venture by giving almost three hundred departments at universities the opportunity to receive funding to develop "Lablets" in partnership with private industry and NSA.

July 19, 2013

NSA Announces Winner of its First Annual "Science of Security Competition"

Dr. Joseph Bonneau's research centered on the use and strength of passwordsA research paper that was