UT Dallas joins national effort to respond to cyber attacks on public infrastructure

UT Dallas last week announced it’s joining a nationwide collaboration to research how to make network-connected infrastructure — including self-driving cars, drones and Wi-Fi-connected trains — more resilient to cyber attacks.

The Richardson-based university joins eight others selected for the National Center for Transportation Cybersecurity and Resiliency, or TraCR, led by Clemson University in South Carolina. Bhavani Thuraisingham, founder and senior strategist for UTD’s Cybersecurity Research and Education Institute, will serve as a principal researcher and one of the center’s associate directors. She helped create TraCR along with with professor Mashrur Chowdhury at Clemson.

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Source: KERA News