Cybersecurity Grants

Hassan Takabi
Hassan Takabi

Hassan Takabi, an assistant professor of computer science and engineering, has received more than $1 million in cybersecurity research grants from the National Science Foundation.

He will use a $515,974 grant to develop a computer defense against malicious insiders who leverage basic computer access into unauthorized computer entry.

A second grant of $499,581 -- in collaboration with Eduardo Blanco, assistant professor of computer science and engineering -- will be used to develop instructional modules and hands-on lab exercises that will merge the study of data science and analytics with cybersecurity.

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