The University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Security Engineering at UMass ECE

Security Engineering involves the analysis and design of systems that are robust in the face of a malicious adversary, as well as accounting for privacy concerns. Computer security and privacy is a broad field that encompasses many disciplines from Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Management, Policy and Psychology. ECE faculty perform research and offer courses covering security topics in Integrated Circuit Design, Computer Aided Design, Computer Architecture, Reconfigurable Computing, Wireless Systems, Embedded Systems, Networking and Cryptography.

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The UMass Cybersecurity Institute

The driving mission of this multi-disciplinary Institute is to advance Security for the Common Good. Researchers and educators that are a part of the Institute lead projects and courses that help society, including increasing privacy, protecting personal information, thwarting exploitation of the vulnerable, and increasing access to the Internet. Working with partners in government, industry, and academia, the Institute seeks to advance scientific and societal understanding of pressing issues in the field.