Narus and Politecnico di Torino Announce New Cyber Innovation Center

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New Center Will Conduct Advanced Research and Prototyping

Narus, Inc., a subsidiary of Boeing [NYSE:BA] and leader in big data analytics for cybersecurity solutions, and the Politecnico di Torino, one of the most recognized research universities in Italy, announced a new Cyber Innovation Center. Located on the prestigious engineering university’s campus, the new center will focus on advanced cybersecurity research projects and prototyping of technologies that help identify and resolve cyber threats. Leveraging the expertise of local talent, the new center will also foster advanced science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education while generating new technologies that will be integrated into Narus products.

A celebration to commemorate the opening of the center was held in March. The event featured a demonstration of recent innovations in cybersecurity by Narus, speakers from the Politecnico di Torino, Narus and Boeing, and opportunities to meet some of the leading minds in the cybersecurity industry.

“We’re always looking for new industry partnerships that help our group of talented researchers to be on the cutting edge of technology,” said Marco Gilli, rector at the Politecnico di Torino. “The new Cyber Innovation Center located at our university provides us the opportunity to share our knowledge and be at the forefront of developing technologies, combating the cyber threats of today and tomorrow.”

The Cyber Innovation Center underscores Narus’ commitment to Europe. The center will serve not only as a resource for the cybersecurity industry, but also as a forum for government and private industry to ask questions and share ideas on making cyberspace safer.

“Narus has a long history of innovating in the area of cybersecurity through its fellows program, which has included leading global universities like the Politecnico di Torino for five years. These partnerships have resulted in a number of joint patents and technologies that are incorporated into Narus products,” said John Trobough, president, Narus. “Expanding the program by funding research effort in Europe opens up a large pool of talented people here as we enhance collaboration between nations on both sides of the Atlantic.”

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About Narus Fellows
Narus established the Narus Fellows Program to partner with universities to tackle the toughest cyber challenges through collaborative research on advanced machine learning algorithms, networking and big data analytics. Through the Narus Fellows Program, Narus collaborates with more than 50 renowned universities worldwide, producing a variety of patents, technical papers and leadership in a variety of technical committees. Narus has partnerships with universities including the University of Michigan, Texas A&M, the University of Santa Barbara and the Polytechnic University of Turin in Italy.

About Narus, Inc.
Narus, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA), is a pioneer in cybersecurity data analytics. The company's patented advanced analytics help enterprises, carriers and government customers proactively identify and accelerate the resolution of cyber threats. Using incisive intelligence culled from visual interactive and underlying data analytics, Narus nSystem identifies, predicts and characterizes the most advanced security threats, giving executives the visibility and context they need to make the right security decisions, right now, by letting them know what’s happening, why, and what to do about it. And because Narus solutions are scalable and deployable to any network configuration or business process, Narus boosts return on investment from customers’ existing IT investments. Narus is a U.S.-based company, incorporated in Delaware and headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif. (U.S.A.), with regional offices around the world.

About Politecnico di Torino
The Politecnico di Torino is one of the most important universities in Europe for engineering and architecture studies, strongly committed to collaboration with industry.

32,000 students attend the Politecnico per year. About 18% of them are international students coming from 100 different countries. In recent years, Politecnico has notably increased its international activities and it has initiated, in collaboration with partners, several projects supporting the international mobility of foreign students.

Politecnico is a research university that participates at the highest levels of international scientific research. Research activities are structured in four macro-areas: Industrial Engineering; Information Technology; Management and Mathematical Engineering; Civil, Environmental, Architecture and Design Engineering.

The new campus hosts the Business Research Center that provides partners with office space and laboratories for innovation and technology transfer. Among the companies currently hosted stand partners as General Motors Powertrain Europe, ST Microelectronics, Pirelli, Narus and more.

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