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Saltaformaggio wins ACM SIGSAC Doctoral Dissertation Award

Saltaformaggio wins ACM SIGSAC Doctoral Dissertation Award


Purdue alumnus Brendan Saltaformaggio (Ph.D. ’16), now an assistant professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology, won the 2017 ACM SIGSAC Doctoral Dissertation Award, which recognizes excellent security research by recent Ph.D. grads.

Cybersecurity researchers win USENIX Distinguished Paper Award

Cybersecurity researchers win USENIX Distinguished Paper Award


Computer science doctoral students Shiqing Ma and Fei Wang, as well as their advisors, Professors Xiangyu Zhang and Dongyan Xu, received the Distinguished Paper Award at the USENIX Security Symposium 2017.

Purdue earns top cybersecurity study ranking among universities


Purdue University received the top ranking among 20 institutions for its multidisciplinary work in the area of cybersecurity.

Rompf wins award for early career achievement


Assistant Professor Tiark Rompf has received an Early Career Research award from the U.S. Department of Energy.

Professor Elisa Bertino Elected to ISSA Hall of Fame


Professor Elisa Bertino has be​en elected to the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) Hall of Fame. This lifetime achievement award recognizes an individual's exceptional qualities of leadership in their own career and organization, as well as an exemplary commitment to the information security profession.

Purdue enrollment in computer science doubles in five years


Undergraduate enrollment in Purdue's Department of Computer Science has more than doubled since 2012, a circumstance that will help fill a national shortage.

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