New cybersecurity center fosters partnerships

Wednesday - 10/20/2010, 8:30am EDT

The University of Maryland is launching the new Maryland Cybersecurity Center. They call it MC-squared. The school wants to bring together experts from engineering and computer science, along with information sciences, business, public policy, social sciences and economics. They'll develop new education and research programs. Areas of focus include wireless and network security, cryptography, secure programming, privacy in social networks, cyber supply chain research, attacker behavioral analysis, cybersecurity policy, multimedia forensics, and the economics of cybersecurity.

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