Andrea Matwyshyn5.19.16 — Professor Andrea Matwyshyn has been selected as one of the first recipients of the new Fulbright Cyber Security Award, announced in 2015 as part of a package of increased US-UK cyber security cooperation discussed on the visit of Prime Minister David Cameron to the White House for talks with President Obama. According to the Fulbright Commission, the award is designed to enable “some of the brightest minds” among academics and professional experts in cyber security to conduct research, pursue professional development and/or assess best practices at any UK institution for a period of three to six months. Matwyshyn will collaborate with colleagues at the University of Oxford Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre, a leading international center for research on efficient and effective cybersecurity capacity-building, promoting an increase in the scale, pace, quality and impact of cybersecurity capacity-building initiatives across the world.

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