NSF Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI) Solicitation: NSF 18-547

Internal Deadline: 
Mon, March 19 2018 - 5:00 pm
Funding Agency Deadline: 
Mon, June 04 2018
Program Description: 

The objective of the Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI) program is to develop, deploy and integrate security solutions that benefit the scientific community by ensuring the integrity, resilience and reliability of the end-to-end scientific workflow. CICI seeks three categories of projects:

  1. Secure Scientific Cyberinfrastructure: These awards seek to secure the scientific workflow by encouraging novel and trustworthy architectural and design approaches, models and frameworks for the creation of a holistic, integrated security environment that spans the entire scientific CI ecosystem;
  2. Collaborative Security Response Center: This single award targets the development of a community resource to provide security monitoring, analysis, expertise, and resources Research & Education (R&E) cyberinfrastructure staff, regardless of physical location or organization; and
  3. Research Data Protection: These awards provide solutions that both ensure the provenance of research data and reduce the complexity of protecting research data sets regardless of funding source.

Program Information: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2018/nsf18547/nsf18547.htm?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT.mc_ev=click


Number of Nominees Allowed: 

Limit on Number of Proposals per Organization: 2

Limit on Number of Proposals per PI or Co-PI: An individual can participate as PI, co-PI or senior personnel on no more than two CICI proposals. Note that any individual whose biographical sketch is provided as part of the proposal will be considered as Senior Personnel in the proposed activity, irrespective of whether that individual will receive financial support from the project.

Nominee(s) Selected to Advance: 

No proposals submitted.

Posting Date: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018