Tufts University

For Integrating Tech And Policy In Cybersecurity Studies

  • Amount
    $403,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    3/22/2018
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Strategies
Overview
Tufts University is the parent institution to The Fletcher School, the oldest school in the U.S. dedicated solely to graduate studies in international affairs. The university is currently building a program in cybersecurity and policy that will involve Fletcher and the computer science department. The focus is to combine tech and policy training by introducing new courses, research, and outreach that lead to effective career planning and internship opportunities in this realm. This program grant will allow for three main efforts: (a) focused research on the organizations best suited for developing cryptographic standards, (b) development of courses that bridge policy and technical divides, (c) and a student symposium in cybersecurity.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.tufts.edu 
Address
28 Sawyer Avenue
Medford, MA 02155
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for integrating tech and policy in cybersecurity studies  
Tufts University is the parent institution to The Fletcher School, the oldest school in the U.S. dedicated solely to graduate studies in international affairs. The university recently launched a program in cybersecurity and policy involving Fletcher and the computer science department. The focus is to combine tech and policy training by introducing new courses, research, and outreach that lead to effective career planning and internship opportunities in this realm. This program grant will allow for three main efforts: (a) focused research on the organizations best suited for developing cryptographic standards, (b) development of courses that bridge policy and technical divides, and (c) a student symposium in cybersecurity. (Substrategies: Talent Pipeline and Core Institutions)

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