Additional Observations on Foundational
Cybersecurity Research: Improving Science,
Engineering, and Institutions: An Annex
Unclassified Abbreviated Version of a Classified Report
Committee on Future Research Goals and Directions for Foundational Sciences in Cybersecurity
Computer Science and Telecommunications Board
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences
A Consensus Study Report of
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COMMITTEE ON FUTURE RESEARCH GOALS AND DIRECTIONS FOR FOUNDATIONAL SCIENCES IN CYBERSECURITY
PETER WEINBERGER, Google, Inc., Co-Chair
JANDRIA S. ALEXANDER, The Aerospace Corporation
ANNIE ANTON, Georgia Institute of Technology
STEVEN M. BELLOVIN, NAE,3 Columbia University
SEYMOUR E. GOODMAN, Georgia Institute of Technology
RONALD L. GRAHAM, NAS, University of California, San Diego
CARL E. LANDWEHR, Independent Consultant
STEVEN B. LIPNER, NAE, Software Assurance Forum for Excellence in Code
ROY A. MAXION, Carnegie Mellon University
GREG MORRISETT, Cornell University
BRIAN SNOW, Independent Consultant
PHIL VENABLES, Goldman Sachs
STEVEN J. WALLACH, NAE, Micron Technology
LYNETTE I. MILLETT, Associate Director and Senior Program Officer
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COMPUTER SCIENCE AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS BOARD
FARNAM JAHANIAN, Carnegie Mellon University, Chair
ANDRÉ BARRASO, Google, Inc.
STEVE M. BELLOVIN, NAE,1 Columbia University
ROBERT F. BRAMMER, Brammer Technology, LLC
DAVID CULLER, NAE, University of California, Berkeley
EDWARD FRANK, Cloud Parity, Inc.
LAURA HAAS, NAE, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
MARK HOROWITZ, NAE, Stanford University
ERIC HORVITZ, NAE, Microsoft
VIJAY KUMAR, NAE, University of Pennsylvania
BETH MYNATT, Georgia Tech
CRAIG PARTRIDGE, Raytheon BBN Technologies
DANIELA RUS, NAE, MIT
FRED B. SCHNEIDER, NAE, Cornell University
MARGO SELTZER, Harvard University
JOHN STANKOVIC, University of Virginia
MOSHE VARDI, NAS2/NAE, Rice
KATHERINE YELICK, NAE, University of California, Berkeley
JON EISENBERG, Director
LYNETTE I. MILLETT, Associate Director
SHENAE BRADLEY, Administrative Assistant
EMILY GRUMBLING, Program Officer
RENEE HAWKINS, Financial and Administrative Manager
KATIRIA ORTIZ, Research Associate
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Acknowledgment of Reviewers
This Consensus Study Report was reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in making each published report as sound as possible and to ensure that it meets the institutional standards for quality, objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the study charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the deliberative process.
We wish to thank the following individuals for their review of this report:
Robert Brammer, Brammer Technology, LLC,
Fred Chang, NAE,1 Southern Methodist University,
Richard Danzig, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, and
Fred B. Schneider, NAE, Cornell University.
Although the reviewers listed here provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the conclusions or recommendations of this report nor did they see the final draft before its release. The review of this report was overseen by Anita Jones, NAE, University of Virginia. She was responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this report was carried out in accordance with the standards of the National Academies and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content rests entirely with the authoring committee and the National Academies.
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