NSF Grant Will Help EECS Researchers Develop Hardware Cybersecurity Education Program

Tamzidul Hoque
August 2021. Tamzidul Hoque, assistant professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, is a PI on a $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) program. Phishing attacks, malware, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, zero-day exploits. Many commonly reported cyberattacks focus on computer software vulnerabilities. But what about computer hardware? As complex global supply chains are stressed by the pandemic, risks increase of corporate or state espionage via hardware, such as malicious “trojan” circuits hidden on a motherboard by a shady third-party vendor. Full article at KU News