Office of Naval Research awards $6.1M for computer security research

The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been awarded a $6.1 million grant from the Office of Naval Research, a division of the United States Department of the Navy. The project, called "Techniques and Tools for De-bloating Containers," is related to software security, manageability and performance.

Directing the research for the grant is Professor Somesh Jha of the UW–Madison Computer Sciences Department. Professor Tom Reps is also a key member of the research team. UW–Madison has four collaborators on the project: the University of Illinois, Oregon State University, the University of Toronto, and GrammaTech, a computer security firm. Funding will span a five-year period.

Find more details in the UW-Madison news release.