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Computer Sciences Dept.

Middleware Security and Testing

Our project, located at the University of Wisconsin and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, has the following goals:

  • Develop techniques, tools and procedures for vulnerability assessment focusing on grid middleware
  • Apply these techniques to production software
  • Improve the security of this software
  • Educate developers about best practices in secure coding
  • Research new techniques in vulnerability assessment
  • Increase awareness about the need of this activity
  • Train and build a community of security specialists


This research funded in part by Department of Homeland Security grant FA8750-10-2-0030 (funded through AFRL). Past funding has been provided by NATO grant CLG 983049, National Science Foundation grant OCI-0844219, the National Science Foundation under contract with San Diego Supercomputing Center, and National Science Foundation grants CNS-0627501 and CNS-0716460.

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