Military Embedded Systems

Partnership between CACI and Virginia Tech Hume Center will focus on cybersecurity and UAVs


February 10, 2016

Mariana Iriarte

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

ARLINGTON, Va. Virginia Tech’s Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and Technology has entered into a partnership with CACI International Inc to develop technology leaders in cyber-physical system security Hume Center's Cyber-Physical System Security (CPSS) program that will have a focus on cybersecurity for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV).

Under this agreement, CACI will be working closely with academic experts and students at the Hume Center to develop curriculum, research initiatives, and support projects focused on cybersecurity threats to platforms such as UAVs.

The partnership will help to underwrite research and the Hume Center's CPSS Lab, and provide industry mentoring and research support for undergraduate and graduate students.

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