advancing cybersecurity through science

The National Security Agency Research Directorate sponsors the Science of Security Initiative to promote foundational cybersecurity science that is needed to mature the cybersecurity discipline and to underpin advances in cyberdefense. The SoS initiative works in several ways. 1. Engage the academic community for foundational research, 2. Promote rigorous scientific principles, and 3. grow the SoS community. The SoS Virtual Organization is the SoS’s initiative online home.

promoting foundational cybersecurity science needed to mature the cybersecurity discipline and advance cyberdefense
providing a focal point for security science related work and facilitating collaborative community to advance security science
sponsoring engaging competitions and rewarding demonstrated excellence in the cybersecurity community

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  • 02/19/2024 – 02/22/2024

    2024 Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies

    "ISGT NA 2024 is a forum to discuss the latest issues, trends, and innovative technologies for the decarbonized resilient grid of the future.
  • 02/21/2024 – 02/22/2024

    Palmetto Cyber Summit 2024

    "The CyberSC Board of Governors and the Summit Planning Committee invite you to the 2024 Palmetto Cyber Summit.  The event is scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, February 21-22, 2024, and will be taking place in-person at the Cooperative Conference C
  • 02/22/2024 – 02/22/2024

    Austin Cybersecurity Conference

    "Don't wait for a breach to happen, take action and safeguard your digital assets now!
  • 02/22/2024 – 02/24/2024

    10th International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Applications (ICARA)

    "The 10th International Conference on Automation, Robotics, and Applications (ICARA 2024) provides a platform for researchers, engineers, and industry professionals to exchange knowledge, share research findings, and discuss the latest advancemen