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LEADERSHIP

Kenneth Barner

Director, Center for Cybersecurity, Assurance and Privacy (CCAP)

Welcome to the Center for Cybersecurity, Assurance and Privacy (CCAP) at the University of Delaware

We are excited to be in a position to amplify the University of Delaware’s long-standing tradition of discovering and solving cybersecurity threats. The Center is dedicated to promoting cybersecurity awareness and information governance for organizations, accelerating transition to practice, as well as advancing the public discourse on cybersecurity policy and ethics.

Our focus is on further protecting cyberspace through innovative research, and preparing the next generation of security professionals through excellence in cybersecurity education. We are uniquely poised to aggressively identify and solve the latest, most sophisticated security threats in innovative ways.

The goal of CCAP is to establish itself as a nationally competitive driver for grand cybersecurity challenges including, privacy in cloud computing and healthcare; security and assurance in financial transactions; protection of our personal devices and digital identity, and; defending the national infrastructure and resources.

The Center for Cybersecurity, Assurance and Privacy brings together UD’s experts so that together, we can solve cybersecurity’s grandest challenges.

Kenneth Barner
Director, Center for Cybersecurity, Assurance and Privacy (CCAP)
Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Machine learning, signal processing, autonomous vehicles

MEMBERSHIP

Nii Attoh-Okine

Nii Attoh-Okine

Professor, Civil Engineering

Blockchain, resilience, infrastructure security, big data

Stephan Bohacek

Stephan Bohacek

Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Cloud analytics, network security, ad-hoc networks

Austin Brockmeier

Austin Brockmeier

Assistant Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Generative adversarial machine learning, artificial intelligence

Susan Conaty-Buck

Susan Conaty-Buck

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

Healthcare security & privacy

Chase Cotton, Associate Director for Education

Chase Cotton, Associate Director for Education

Assistant Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Malware detection, virtualization & orchestration, indicators of compromise analysis

Robert Coulter

Robert Coulter

Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences

Cryptography and Trust

John D'Arcy

John D'Arcy

Professor, Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems

Information security management, compliance, insider threats

Xing Gao

Xing Gao

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer and Information Sciences

Cloud and System Security, Mobile Security, Networking Systems and Internet Measurement

Fouad Kiamilev

Fouad Kiamilev

Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Hardware trust, vehicle systems, digital systems

Kenneth Lutz

Kenneth Lutz

Adjunct Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Grid security, security architectures, security policies

Andreas Malikopoulos

Andreas Malikopoulos

Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Connected and Automated Vehicles, Cyber-Physical Systems

Andy Novocin

Andy Novocin

Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Post-quantum Cryptography, Web Application Security, Secure Software

Chien-Chung Shen

Chien-Chung Shen

Professor, Computer & Information Sciences

Multi-level cybersecurity simulations, network security

Nektarios Tsoutsos, Associate Director

Nektarios Tsoutsos, Associate Director

Assistant Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Applied cryptography, homomorphic encryption, hardware security, trustworthy computation, Additive Manufacturing security

Ryan Van Antwerp

Ryan Van Antwerp

Affiliated Faculty, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Penetration testing, reverse engineering

Chengmo Yang

Chengmo Yang

Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Security and reliability of embedded systems, cyber-physical systems and internet-of-things

Rui Zhang, Associate Director for Research

Rui Zhang, Associate Director for Research

Associate Professor, Computer & Information Sciences

Security & Privacy, Cloud computing, Internet of Things, social networks