NSF Cyber Security Site to be Established

International collaboration is one of the goals in DIMECC Cyber Trust Program. This ambitious target will be realized through ongoing work with establishing of the Cyber Security and Software Engineering Research Site in collaboration with National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers (I/UCRC) –program. The site is planned to be a part of Software Engineering Research Centre (S2ERC, https://www.serc.net) that is one of the existing centers in I/UCRC and has been operating since 2010 in the US. The mission of S2ERC is to conduct a program of applied and basic research on software security, system security and software technology problems of interest to its members.

Cyber Security and Software Engineering Research Site is open for all Finnish universities and research institutes and it will physically be based on the University of Oulu. DIMECC is playing a key role in establishing this highly important international collaboration between Finland and US in the field of Cyber Security research.

Why to join? Participating to the research site activities has several advantages:

  • Research projects tailored to your interests and needs
  • Access to expertise in new security and software engineering technologies
  • Networking opportunities with industry and government leaders
  • Visibility into a large range of research that may be of interest to companies now and in the future.

For more information, contact: Tapio Frantti, University of Oulu (tapio.frantti(at)fre.fi) or Markku Korkiakoski, Focus Area Director – DIMECC Cyber Trust (markku.korkiakoski(at)bittium.com).

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