ECE Florida is proud to acknowledge Daniela Oliveira’s receipt of a Google Security and Privacy Research Award. The award is a $100,000 unrestricted monetary gift which is in recognition of Dr. Oliveira’s making significant, recent contributions to protecting users across the Internet. Google specifically recognized Oliveira’s work in the areas of social engineering and phishing. The intent of the award is to further support her research in these areas.
Google recently released further details about the program and the awardees. The award program is relatively new, having begun as a pilot program in 2016. The recipients are selected via internal internal Google nominations and voting.
More information about the winners and the program are available on the Google Online Security Blog.