Friday, 27 October 2017
The SRI Summer of Cyber is a pilot cyber security program carried out in the spirit of the Google Summer of Code. The program provides funding for talented students to carry out research and development on an open source project with a cyber security focus.
The Summer of BACnet will provide placements for up to five qualified students. Over a seven week period these students will act under the guidance of SRI personnel to undertake research and development to improve functionality in the BACnet open stack protocol, with the aim of providing a specification complete open source implementation of BACnet, which can be used to automatically deploy simulated network scenarios.
Successful applicants will work on site at the Security Research Institute, under the close supervision of an SRI assigned supervisor. The project will commence on the 8th of January 2018 and conclude on the 23rd of February 2018 inclusive.
The successful applicants will work as a team to improve the BACnet(Building Automation Control network) protocol stack and implement an automatic stack deployment system for the generation of network scenarios.
Key tasks include:
Each successful applicant will receive $7,000 AUD in compensation for work performed over the project lifespan.
Students applying must meet the following criteria:
Applicants should demonstrate as many of the following as possible:
Your application should include the following:
In addition, you should also attach the following:
Applications close at 8:30AM GMT+8 on the 28th of November 2017 and should be emailed firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “2018 Summer of BACnet Application”.
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