Facebook awards $800,000 in security research grants

10th August 2018 News 25 Views

Presented at the BlackHat USA security conference, Facebook’s outgoing chief security officer, Alex Stamos, awarded $800,000 to 10 winners of the company’s “Secure the Internet� grants, ZDNet reports. The grants, awarded to security- and privacy-related projects, were available to universities and other research organizations. The winning proposals are reported to include research concerning abuse detection and reporting, anti-phishing, and ideas for something better than passwords.Full Story

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