The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of $500K to fund Professor Reyzin's research efforts. The three-year project, titled "Noisy Secrets as Alternatives to Passwords and PKI," will explore innovative approaches to authentication.
BU Security Group Research Wins TWO IETF/IRTF Prizes
Research done by the BU/CS security group has won two IETF/IRTF Applied Networking Research Prizes.
These are given by the IETF and its research arm the IRTF. They are awarded for “results in applied networking research that are relevant for transitioning into shipping Internet products and related standardization efforts.” The recipient is invited to present the work at an upcoming IETF meeting. (More here.)
The prizes are for “On the Risk of Misbehaving RPKI Authorities,” by Danny Cooper, Ethan Heilman, Kyle Brogle, Leonid Reyzin, Sharon Goldberg (appearing at HotNets-XII) and for “BGP Security in Partial Deployment: Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze?,” by Robert Lychev, Sharon Goldberg, Michael Schapira (appearing at SIGCOMM’13).
Congratulations to all the authors!