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Symantec Research Labs Graduate Fellowship

Modified: November 3, 2015

Symantec Research Labs seeks applications for the following areas:

Next Generation Security: security and cryptography in the areas of mobile computing, data center, Internet of Things (IoT), cloud, web, big data analytics, networks, information security, etc.

Cloud platforms and application security: address challenges in securing public/private Cloud infrastructure (at various granularities, including network, host, VM, app containers, etc.), provide next-gen protection for Cloud applications and services, collect, analyze, and act upon security-related Cloud telemetry.

Machine learning and data mining: including predictive analytics and anomaly detection, in support of the security, storage, and systems areas mentioned above.

The SRL Graduate Fellowship provides up to $20,000 USD that may be used to cover one year of the student’s tuition fees and to reimburse expenses incurred by the student to engage into research collaboration with Symantec, such as conference registration fees, travel expenses, hardware, etc. Applying students must be enrolled in a Ph.D. program. Preference will be given to students with a desire to work in an industrial research lab and those working on innovative research projects in areas related to Symantec’s businesses such as security, cloud computing, virtualization, machine learning, data mining, etc. Recipients will also be selected based on their overall potential for research excellence and their academic progress to date as evidenced by publications.