NSF dedicates $76M to interdisciplinary cybersecurity research

The National Science Foundation has awarded $76 million in grants to support cybersecurity research.

The grants, which encompass the scientific, engineering and socio-technical aspects of cybersecurity, were awarded through NSF's Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace program. The research grants, which favor interdisciplinary studies, focus on computer science, mathematics and the social, organizational and economic factors involved in the operation of secure systems.

The $76 million will be applied to 241 projects across 129 institutions, including studies related to the Internet of Things, secure hardware and cryptographic methods.

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