(University of Massachusetts Lowell) In the age of ‘big data’ in the health-care industry, massive amounts of digital information are produced, stored, shared, analyzed, processed and transferred around the world from clinics, hospitals, universities, government agencies, pharmaceutical laboratories and insurance companies every second. To help protect this wealth of medical information from cyberattacks, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a three-year grant totaling nearly $1 million to a team of researchers led by professor Yan Luo of UMass Lowell’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-03/uoml-rg030619.php