Award for computer security research

Phillip Rogaway, professor of computer science, and Professor Mihir Bellare of UC San Diego have been awarded the 2009 Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award by the Association for Computing Machinery for their work leading to high-quality, cost-effective cryptography for securing transactions on the internet against hackers. The Kanellakis Award specifically honors accomplishments in computing theory that have a real-world impact. The award includes a cash prize of $5,000.

More about the UC Davis Computer Security lab here.

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