Malia Spencer reports:
Computer science research and development firm Galois has landed $6.3 million from the Department of Defense research arm for a project designed to ensure data privacy.
The money comes from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency under the Brandeis program. The program funds projects that build tools needed to secure data privacy.
The Galois project called Jana secured the funding. The project is a collaboration between the downtown Portland-based company and researchers at University of Bristol, Rutgers University and George Mason University. Researchers are studying how to create data-as-a-service systems that will limit the use of the data only to its intended purpose.
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