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Researchers Receive $1.2M NSF Grant to Study and Thwart Surveillanceware

Vincent Bindschaedler, Ph.D., and Kevin R. B. Butler, Ph.D.

Cybersecurity is an ever-changing field of research, with new forms of security threats appearing often. One increasingly common threat, surveillanceware, involves a malicious individual installing software on a victim’s mobile device enabling secret remote monitoring of the device’s activity. Using… Read More

Boyer Receives NSF Grant to Study Effects of Introducing AI Education to Middle School Students

Kristy Boyer, Ph.D.

Kristy Boyer, Ph.D., an associate professor in the University of Florida Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering, recently received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to investigate artificial intelligence (AI) education for middle school… Read More