On September 7, the NYU Tandon School of Engineering and The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) announced a new five-year partnership to advance the work of the NYU Center for Cybersecurity. A primary goal of the partnership is to expand the concept of resiliency in CCS research and educational offerings.
According to an announcement published by DTTC, a firm that “automates, centralizes, standardizes, and streamlines processes in the capital markets,” the partnership aims to “expand the pool of Ph.D. students researching cybersecurity and resiliency at NYU Tandon.” It will also assist in developing resiliency curricula at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
In acknowledging the partnership, Dean Jelena Kovačević, of NYU Tandon noted that it will allow students, “to stay a step ahead of threats as they become more sophisticated. With its immense pool of expertise, DTCC will accelerate development of talent in both research and academics.” Lynn Bishop, Managing Director and Chief Information Officer at DTCC adds, that the partnership will enable DTCC “to share its expertise in IT with tomorrow’s cybersecurity and resiliency professionals and provide them with real-world knowledge and scenarios based on deep expertise and our pioneering work using new technologies.”