Verisign Labs: Collaboration

Verisign Labs engages in collaboration with universities and other corporate labs to promote research in computer science and to help us identify innovative technology to bring new products to market.

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Hume Centre

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Hume Centre has received a five-year continuing grant to establish a National Science Foundation (NSF) Industry/University Cooperative Research Centre (I/UCRC) site for cyber security. Verisign is a founding sponsor of the centre.

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Areas of Interest

We welcome the opportunity to collaborate with researchers on a wide range of research topics including:

  • Identity, authentication and reputation of individuals, businesses, networks and devices
  • Secure computing techniques
  • Detection and mitigation of malicious activities on the internet
  • DNS operational analysis

University Programs

Verisign Labs’ university collaborations range from internships to grants to targeted research projects. Our affiliations include, but are not limited to:


University of North Carolina

University of North Carolina Computer Science Department

The University of North Carolina Computer Science Department is working with Verisign researchers to explore natural language processing and linguistics techniques that can be used to improve the domain name selection and registration process.

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University of Fribourg

University of Fribourg

The University of Fribourg Department of Informatics is working with Verisign researchers in Switzerland to explore research topics in domain name query patterns.

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Colorado State University

Colorado State University Computer Science Department

The Colorado State University Computer Science Department is working with Verisign researchers to explore joint research projects focused on internet infrastructure topics.

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The Centre for Education and

Purdue University CERIAS

Purdue University is currently viewed as one of the world's leading centres for research and education in areas of information security that are crucial to the protection of critical computing and communication infrastructure.

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UCLA's Computer Science Department

UCLA's Computer Science Department

UCLA's Computer Science Department provides one of the strongest centres for computer science research, covering such diverse areas as artificial intelligence, architecture, computational biology, information and data management, networks, software systems, theory, and vision and graphics.

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University of Michigan's Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department

University of Michigan

The University of Michigan's Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department conducts research that spans space communications, quantum computing, high-speed lasers, low-power computing, network security, biomedical and environmental sensors, learning technology and everything in between.

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CyLab at Carnegie Mellon University

CyLab at Carnegie Mellon University

CyLab at Carnegie Mellon University, one of the largest university-based cyber security research and education centres in the US, founded in 2003.

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Georgia Tech Information Security Centre (GTISC)

GTISC

The Georgia Tech Information Security Centre (GTISC) has a research focus on strategies for detecting emerging cyber security threats and techniques for countering large-scale attacks.

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CSAIL

CSAIL Laboratory

CSAIL IAP's mission is to enable connections and strengthen the relationships between CSAIL and our industry members.

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Stanford Computer Forum

Stanford Computer Forum

The Stanford Computer Forum provides a mechanism for developing interaction between industrial researchers and their academic counterparts, promoting the exchange of the most advanced technological ideas in the fields of computer science and electrical engineering.

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