UNT Receives National Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research (CAE-R) Designation
Sunday, September 20, 2015
Professors Ram Dantu and Barrett Bryant (Chair) of the Computer Science and Engineering department (CSE), and Guillermo Oyarce of the Library and Information Sciences department (LIS), attended the Southeastern Cyber Security Summit in Huntsville, AL where they received the center designation from the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. To their left is Mr. Curt W. Dukes, Director of NSA’s Information Assurance Directorate (IAD) and to their right, Andy Ozment, Assistant Secretary Communications and Programs Directorate, DHS.
UNT is one of 36 universities in the nation and one of four universities in Texas designated as CAE-R and CAE-IAE by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. The UNT Center for Information and Computer Security offers research expertise in Internet-based technologies, protocol security, privacy, access control, cryptography, secured electronic commerce, secured mobile applications and VoIP security