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Jim Kurose testifies before Congressional committee

During his first month on the job at NSF as Assistant Director of CISE, Jim Kurose, CS Distinguished Professor, testified before the Subcommittee on Research and Technology for the Science, Space, and Technology Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. The hearing on cybersecurity and the expanding cyber threat was held on January 27th. During his testimony, Kurose noted that "the Nation's cyber security research community is key to enabling the design, implementation, and deployment of systems that are secure and trustworthy. NSF continues to formulate and develop a comprehensive research portfolio around a view of systems that are deemed trustworthy, i.e., systems that people can depend on day after day and year after year to operate correctly and safely  - from our avionics, mass transit and automobile systems to medical devices operated remotely to save lives on battlefields. ... our Nation needs to  continue to  invest in long-term, fundamental and game-changing research if our cyber systems are to remain  trustworthy in the future."

View Kurose's full testimony.