CAISS is a leading research institution at The City College of New York focused on Cryptography and Network Security. CAISS members conduct research and publish papers in a variety of areas, from the theoretical foundations of cryptography to the design and implementation of cryptographic protocols.


CityCollegeNP_FlushLeftCITYThe flagship of the City University of New York, City College offers outstanding teaching, learning and research on a beautiful campus in the heart of the world’s most dynamic city. Outstanding programs in architecture, engineering, education and the liberal arts and sciences prepare our students for the future, and produce outstanding leaders in every field.  Whether they are drawn to the traditional, like philosophy or sociology, or emerging fields like sonic arts or biomedical engineering, our baccalaureate graduates go on to graduate programs at Stanford, Columbia or MIT – or they stay right here in one of our fifty masters programs or our doctoral programs in engineering, the laboratory sciences, and psychology.



Long the most popular degree choice for City College undergraduates, students can choose from a full compliment of degrees – BE, BS, ME, MS, MIS, and PhD – in a broad range of fields.  They also have the opportunity to work with world-class mentors in advanced research laboratories.

Grove engineers are applying innovative engineering solutions to so to the greatest challenges of our times.  Whether you are just beginning your undergraduate career or finishing up your doctorate, at the Grove School of Engineering you will work with world-renown engineering mentors on cutting edge research – no surprise, as Grove faculty oversee 15 research institutes in fields that range from energy and sustainability and nanotechnology and materials engineering to transportation and remote sensing. These institutes and other labs provide an unmatched training ground for City College Engineers in the making.

Since Microsoft Research was established in 1991, it has become one of the largest, most respected computer science research organizations in the world. More than 850 Ph.D. researchers push the boundaries of computing in over 55 areas of study in thirteen locations around the globe, and help shape the computing experiences of millions of people worldwide through advances that enhance virtually every Microsoft product and service.

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From creating one of the first general-purpose credit cards 50 years ago to introducing a new service designed to work in any commerce environment – V.me by Visa -, Visa continues to innovate in ways that improve the everyday lives of people globally. Visa’s fundamental approach to innovation focuses on enhancing our current product platforms and extending the utility of our products and services to new merchant segments and geographies. Visa innovations enable more people in more places to enjoy the benefits of electronic payments at any time, in any location, using a multitude of devices.

VS_logoVoltage Security®, Inc. is the leading data protection provider, delivering secure, scalable, and proven data-centric encryption, tokenization and key management solutions, enabling our customers to effectively combat new and emerging security threats. Our powerful data protection solutions allow any company to seamlessly secure all types of sensitive corporate and customer information, wherever it resides, while efficiently meeting regulatory compliance and privacy requirements.


Cryptomathic is one of the world’s leading providers of security solutions to businesses across a wide range of industry sectors, including banking, government, technology, cloud and mobile. With more than 25 years’ experience, we provide systems for eBanking, PKI, ID & ePassport, card issuing, advanced key management and managed cryptography, through best-of-breed security solutions and services.

2012-Mastercard-Logo-DSMasterCard is a technology company and payments industry leader. For more than four decades, we have been a driving force at the heart of commerce, making the global economy safer, more efficient, more inclusive and more transparent for all.

Consumers, merchants, business partners and governments in markets around the world have reaped the benefits of our innovative products and solutions which, simply put, are designed to make life easier.


Larry Page, our co-founder and CEO, once described the “perfect search engine” as something that “understands exactly what you mean and gives you back exactly what you want.” Since he spoke those words Google has grown to offer products beyond search, but the spirit of what he said remains. With all our technologies—from search to Chrome to Gmail—our goal is to make it as easy as possible for you to find the information you need and get the things you need to do done.

  The World is Our Laboratory No matter where discovery takes place, IBM researchers push the boundaries of science, technology and business to make the world work better. IBM Research is a global community of forward-thinkers working towards a common goal: progress.

MC2 Logo jpegGovernment, industry, and consumers depend on secure and reliable networks and information systems for daily communications and transactions. Vulnerabilities can lead to critical disruptions in telecommunications, banking, utilities, data storage, and transportation services. Addressing the cybersecurity threat requires innovative collaboration between academia, government and the private sector.  Given our unique location, strength of our faculty, research, and educational programs, in late 2010, the University of Maryland created the Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2).

MC2 partners with government and industry to provide educational programs to prepare the future cybersecurity workforce, and develop new, innovative technologies to defend against cybersecurity attacks.


Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, is at the forefront of digital innovation. Our world class research and innovation laboratories and our creative talent pool enable us to lead the market in delivering advanced services to content creators and distributors. We also benefit from an extensive intellectual property portfolio focused on imaging and sound technologies, supporting our thriving licensing business.


 Elliptic Technologies is a leading provider of embedded Security Intellectual Property (SIP) including hardware cores and software to ASIC manufacturers and embedded system OEMs.  Elliptic’s IP solutions help to secure products in the wireless, networking, home entertainment, digital media and platform security markets.

Since its founding in 2001, Elliptic has been a leader and innovator in the worldwide embedded security market. Ranked by Gartner as the fastest growing provider of security semiconductor IP for the last four years, Elliptic security solutions are designed into some of the world’s most popular products shipping in millions of units.