Using a new $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation researchers at the University of Florida will study surveillanceware and develop new AI-based defenses for it.
ECE Assistant Professor and member of the Florida Institute for Cybersecurity (FICS) Research Farimah Farahmandi has been awarded a $500K grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for her project, “Security-Aware High-Level Synthesis (SHINE).”
Though malicious software gets most of the attention when it comes to computer security, the biggest cyber-security threat right now is a hardware problem, says Mark Tehranipoor, director of the Florida Institute for Cybersecurity Research (FICS).
An article recently published in the Academic Times profiled exciting new technology patented by researchers at the Florida Institute for Cybersecurity (FICS) Research which promises a new way to detect recycled (previously used) and counterfeit electronic parts, especially chips.
Dr. Damon Woodard has accepted a position as Director of AI Partnerships for the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering. In this role, Dr. Woodard will facilitate partnerships with other universities, companies and non-profits with the goal of enhancing the college’s research and education in the field of AI.
The Florida Institute for Cybersecurity (FICS) Research is well-known and regarded as a global leader in hardware security and systems security research. FICS Research Director, Dr. Mark Tehranipoor, is generally acknowledged as the father of hardware security, in many cases having created the first programs, books, publications, and conferences in the domain.