ITTC Project

KanSec: the Greater Kansas Area Security Workshop

Project Award Date: 03-01-2013


The workshop was initialized by three NSA/DHS National Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAE/IAE) and IA Research (CAE/R) in the State of Kansas: the University of Kansas, the Kansas State University, and the Fort Hays State University. Due to the geological disadvantage of the great plains region, it has been difficult for students and even faculty members to regularly participate in major research forums. Meanwhile, informal regional workshops have proven to be effctive in other research communities. Motivated by these factors, faculty members from the three institutions co-founded a new regional security workshop.


Faculty Investigator(s): Bo Luo (PI)

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ITTC assistance includes initial free consulting (normally one to five hours). If additional support is needed, ITTC will offer one of the following approaches: 

Sponsored Research Agreement

Individuals and organizations can enter into agreements with KUCR/ITTC and provide funds for sponsored research to be performed at ITTC with the assistance of faculty, staff and students.

Licensing and Royalty/Equity Agreement

An ITTC goal is the development of investment-grade technologies for transfer to, and marketing by, local, Kansas, and national businesses. To enhance this process, the Center has developed flexible policies that allow for licensing, royalty, and equity arrangements to meet both the needs of ITTC and the company.

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ITTC resources, including computers and software systems, may be made available to Kansas companies in accordance with the Center's mission and applicable Regents and University policies.

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