The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has received a five-year, $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create a multidisciplinary center fostering education and research at the intersection of cybersecurity and cloud computing. The Center for Security and Privacy Enhanced Cloud Computing (C-SPECC) will act as a pipeline to create well-trained professionals in the industry and strengthen San Antonio as a cybersecurity hub. The project is led by Ravi Sandhu, Lutcher Brown Endowed Professor of computer science and founding executive director of the UTSA Institute for Cyber Security along with Ram Krishnan, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and Microsoft President’s Endowed Professor and Jeff Prevost, assistant professor of electrical engineering & two more colleagues from UTSA.
Below are top headlines from local, state, national and international media on UTSA’s wonderful achievement.
- UTSA Today : http://www.utsa.edu/today/2017/10/story/Sandhu-SPECC.html
- Fox San Antonio : http://foxsanantonio.com/news/local/utsa
- San Antonio Business Journal : https://www.bizjournals.com/sanantonio/news/2017/10/24/utsa-partners-with-rackspace-on-new-center-to.html
- The Rivard Report : https://therivardreport.com/utsa-gets-5m-national-science-foundation-grant-for-cybersecurity-center/
- San Antonio Express-News : http://www.mysanantonio.com/business/article/University-of-Texas-at-San-Antonio-gets-5-12303146.php