The UO has upped its game on the issue of online security, landing a federal designation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research and launching a Center for Cyber Security and Privacy. The article UO Launches New Center and Gains Federal Cyber Research Recognition, featured in the online publication Around the O, has more details.
The article UO Launches New Cyber Security Center, featured on the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation website, further expands the role of research conducted by the CCSP.
Professor Jun Li, the director of CCSP, and his colleagues also host an annual Oregon Cyber Security Day, which draws speakers and participants from academia, industry and government. They discuss existing challenges and future opportunities in the field. The next annual event is scheduled for April 22, 2016.