Adam Porter awarded grant from University System of Maryland and Mitre Corporation
July 13, 2016
Professor Adam Porter has been awarded one of five seed grants to study emerging technology security challenges from the MITRE Corporation’s National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research and Development Center (NCF) and the University System of Maryland (USM).
Porter will be applying source code analysis technologies to analyze modern web software.
"These grants were awarded to the most compelling of 37 proposals from the NCF Academic Affiliates Council. They help establish collaborations that extend MITRE, USM and our sponsors’ research capabilities," said Mark Maybury, Ph.D., MITRE vice president, chief security officer and director of the National Cybersecurity FFRDC. "These efforts will help advance cybersecurity solutions in finance, healthcare, retail and utilities—our nation's critical systems."
USM Chancellor Robert L. Caret said, "The University System of Maryland is proud to partner with MITRE in this important work in cybersecurity research. These seed grants will support the work of leading cybersecurity researchers in higher education. I am especially pleased that two of the recipients are from our system—our flagship University of Maryland, College Park campus and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County."