Facebook Announces 2019 Internet Defense Prize Winners

Facebook has announced the 2019 winners of the Internet Defense Prize, an award offered in partnership with USENIX.


Created in 2014, the award is meant to recognize and reward research that meaningfully makes the Internet more secure. The goal is to reward ideas that go beyond theory and which can be adopted to protect people in practice.


The 2019 great prize of $100,000, Facebook has announced, was awarded to Anjo Vahldiek-Oberwagner, Eslam Elnikety, Nuno O. Duarte, Michael Sammler, Peter Druschel, and Deepak Garg at the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems, Saarland Informatics Campus.


The researchers received ..