UMBC Center for Information Security and Assurance

Research Resources

Security Fundamentals

All security researchers should have a good foundation in information theory, formal security models, cryptography, and secure protocols. CISA recommends the following resources as part of this foundation.



CISA members regularly attend or present at the following conferences.

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