Innovation

Verisign Labs

We are committed to making the Internet a safe and reliable place for people to do business and interact.

Developing New Products and Advancing Technology

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

Some of our areas of interest are:

  • Current and future DNS
  • Detection, analysis and mitigation of malicious activities on the Internet
  • Future Internet architectures, including Named Data Networking
  • Internet infrastructure protection
  • Operational and research analysis of the DNS ecosystem

Our Collaborations

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Colorado State University Computer Science Department

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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École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

The École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) School of Computer and Communication Sciences IC is a European center for education and research in the field of Information Technology.



Divided into two teaching sections, Computer Science and Communication Systems, the School has three main missions: education, research and tech transfer. EPFL and Verisign collaborate on a variety of research topics in naming and naming analysis.

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Georgia Tech ISC

Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC) has a research focus on strategies for detecting emerging cyber security threats and techniques for countering large-scale attacks. Verisign Labs collaborates with Georgia Tech on a range of research including the tracking of spam campaigns and the identification of infrastructure dedicated to malicious purposes.

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Northeastern University

Northeastern created the nation's first college devoted to computer science in 1982. The College of Computer and Information Science education and research focus on providing the knowledge and perspective needed in an increasingly complex world. Educational programs combine computing with an important application domain, such as health or security. Research both advances computing and contributes to resolving major societal challenges. The college's programs, faculty and research are focusing on four significant areas: cyber security, personal health informatics, network science and software reliability.

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St. Andrews

The St Andrews (Scotland) School of Computer Science is a centre for computer science teaching and research, with staff and students from Scotland and all parts of the world. Verisign Labs and St. Andrews collaborate on exploring the role of the DNS in the experimental future routing system, Identifier-Locator Network Protocol (ILNP).

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UCLA's Computer Science Department

UCLA's Computer Science Department is a center 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 graphic.

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UCSD CAIDA

CAIDA investigates practical and theoretical aspects of the Internet in order to provide macroscopic insights into Internet infrastructure, behavior, usage and evolution; foster a collaborative environment in which data can be acquired, analyzed and (as appropriate) shared; improve the integrity of the field of Internet science; and inform science, technology and communications public policies.

Verisign Labs is collaborating with CAIDA on research in infrastructure and measurement.

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University of Fribourg

University of Fribourg Department of Informatics is working with Verisign researchers in Switzerland to explore research topics in a variety of domain naming and analysis topics.

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University of Michigan

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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Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech under the auspices of its NSF I/UCRC site, S2ERC, for cyber security is collaborating with Verisign Labs researchers on innovations in classification techniques, applied to mobile malware.

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Verisign Grant Program

We're committed to sponsoring research to support the Internet's growth. Learn about our program.