NCSA’s partnership with Trusted CI helps secure over $7 billion worth of science

06.21.18 -

For more than five years, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been a member of Trusted CI, the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, in partnership with Indiana University, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Together, NCSA and Trusted CI have helped secure the NSF's $7 billion worth of science spread across 11,000 projects. NCSA's contributions to Trusted CI include in-depth cybersecurity for science research, cybersecurity training, and a software vulnerability alert service for cyberinfrastructure operators.

NCSA Cybersecurity and Trusted CI work to protect data that enables science to save endangered species, study gravitational waves, combat climate change and peer into the universe.

Discoveries happen with collaboration, and NCSA Cybersecurity is committed to ensuring research can continue to run smoothly and securely for the future of science.

About NCSA

The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign provides supercomputing and advanced digital resources for the nation's science enterprise. At NCSA, University of Illinois faculty, staff, students, and collaborators from around the globe use advanced digital resources to address research grand challenges for the benefit of science and society. NCSA has been advancing one third of the Fortune 50® for more than 30 years by bringing industry, researchers, and students together to solve grand challenges at rapid speed and scale.