Director visits House of Lords
September 29, 2009
On September 11, 2009, Professor Ahmed K. Elmagarmid was invited to spend a day at the House of Lords at the invitation of Lord Redesdale who heads the climate change committee for the upper house. During the visit Prof. Elmagarmid received a personal tour of both chambers of the house as well as engaging in substantive discussions about the role that Green Computing and Cloud computing can play in environmental responsibility. The visit included a lunch at the private restaurant used by the Lords. While there Prof. Elmagarmid explained the Discovery Park model and its sustainability efforts involving climate change, environment and energy.
February 5, 2015
Cyber Center Researchers received the best paper award at the 8th International Conference on Network and System Security (NSS 2014). The paper, co-authored by Hasini Gunasinghe and Elisa Bertino (director of Cyber Center) and titled " Privacy Preserving Biometrics-Based and User Centric Authentication Protocol", proposes a novel privacy preserving biometrics-based authentication protocol by which users can authenticate to different service providers from their own devices without involving identity providers in the transactions.Read Full Story
November 5, 2014
Elisa Bertino, Professor of Computer Science, Director of Discovery Park Cyber Center and Research Director of CERIAS, receives today the SIGSAC Outstanding Contributions Award for her seminal research contributions and leadership in data and applications security over the past 25 years.Read Full Story