Lily L. Chang Award

During the final semester of the I School’s Master of Information and Cybersecurity program, students undertake semester-long capstone projects which cement skills learned throughout the MICS program — core cybersecurity technical skills, understanding of the societal factors that impact the cybersecurity domain and how cybersecurity issues impact humans, and professional skills such as problem-solving, communication, influencing, collaboration, and group management — preparing students for success in the field.

Top projects in each semester are awarded the Lily L. Chang MICS Capstone Award. The award was established through a gift by Lily L. Chang, VP of the Strategic Transformation Office at VMware.

Judging Guidelines


Summer 2022

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Open Zero Knowledge Integration: a zk-SNARK-based proof framework for developing privacy protecting components of a web application.

Spring 2022

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We have identified a vulnerability affecting over 10,000 applications with which an attacker can potentially steal logins, payment info, modify website content...

Fall 2021

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You should not trust your commercial VPN. Try GhostPRTCL instead.

Summer 2021

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Full Loop Privacy - Privacy by Design Integration and Automation

Spring 2021

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As a power plant operator, sleep soundly, knowing hunnypOT alerts you as soon as anyone touches your OT system, and distracts them before they...

Fall 2020

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DevOps requires that you shift left, even with PII protection in your application logs.

Summer 2020

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Next generation hardware security key that features malware detection, contextual multi-factor authentication (CMFA), theft resistance, and user defined...

Spring 2020

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There are many solutions to resolve issues with passwords, but our forward thinking approach, Password-Less as a Service (PLaaS), provides a password manager...

Fall 2019

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Helping small offices be HIPAA compliant