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ARLINGTON, Va. -- The National Science Foundation (NSF) expects to make 36 new awards totaling $36 million through its 2005 Cyber Trust program. The awards, ranging from $200,000 to $7.5 million, include two new centers -- one focused on the design and technology for trustworthy voting systems and the other on securing electric power grids.
Cyber Trust, the centerpiece of NSF's cybersecurity efforts, is based on a vision of society in which the computers and networks underlying national infrastructures, as well as in homes and offices, can be relied upon to work -- even in the face of cyber attacks.
To build more trustworthy voting …