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National Security Agency Research Directorate

The National Security Agency's Research Directorate secures the future by conducting ground-breaking research in a wide variety of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and cybersecurity areas. This research provides tools, technologies, designs, and methodologies to safeguard cyberspace interactions. These Special Awards presented at ISEF promote study and research in scientific fields that can assure and protect cyberspace interactions in an increasingly interconnected world.
Why We Participate: 
The Research Directorate of the National Security Agency encourages a multi-disciplinary and scientifically rigorous approach to cybersecurity through its Science of Security Initiative and research organizations. We participate in ISEF to encourage more students to join a growing multi-disciplinary and collaborative community of scientists and cybersecurity professionals engaged in research to assure and protect cyberspace interactions in an increasingly interconnected world.
Current Awards Offered: 
First Place Award "Science of Security" of $3,000
First Place Award Mathematics $1,000
Second Place Award "Science of Security" of $1,000
Honorable Mention "Science of Security"
Honorable Mention in Mathematics
Previous Award Winners
First Place Award "Science of Security" of $3,000
Rucha Joshi
Second Place Award "Science of Security" of $1,000
Mihir Patel and Nikhil Sardana
Second Place Award "Science of Security" of $1,000
Mihir Patel and Nikhil Sardana
Honorable Mention in Mathematics
Carson Scott Cato
Honorable Mention "Science of Security"
Michael William Litt

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