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Crypto.com Becomes Strategic Partner of Carnegie Mellon University’s CyLab to Support Leading Blockchain Research

Crypto.com to be a founding sponsor of Secure Blockchain Initiative at the university’s cybersecurity institute to advance on-chain safety for the global community

Mar 17, 2022
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Singapore (March 17, 2022) – Crypto.com, the world’s fastest-growing crypto platform, has entered into a 3-year strategic partnership with Carnegie Mellon University’s (CMU) CyLab Institute and will be a founding sponsor of its Secure Blockchain Initiative.

What are the Goals of the Partnership?

This academic partnership will support cutting-edge research to drive a greater understanding of the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry. Building Web3, the future of the internet is at the core of Crypto.com’s mission, and collaborations such as this one will contribute to the development of safer and more secure blockchain technology.

Additionally, the initiative will provide further opportunities to enhance blockchain security through learning and collaborating with CyLab’s experts and will help foster effective collaboration between academia and industry.

Why CMU & CyLab?

CMU consistently ranks among the top US universities in the field of computer science. In 2022, CMU ranked first in the speciality areas of artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, computer engineering, and information & technology management, which are all relevant to the blockchain industry. Schools and colleges within CMU that are anticipated to participate in the blockchain activities include its College of Engineering, School of Computer Science, Tepper School of Business, and Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy. 

Crypto.com will support CyLab as a strategic partner for an initial period of three years. This includes supporting both the Secure Blockchain Initiative and CyLab itself.

Crypto.com will also pursue additional academic partnerships and collaboration opportunities in the future. 

Security and Privacy as Core Components of Crypto.com’s Mission

Crypto.com is built on a foundation of security, privacy and compliance, making CyLab’s Secure Blockchain Initiative an ideal partner for us. Our global user surveys consistently highlight that security is a  key priority. For example, among recently surveyed Brazilian crypto-investor respondents, security is the most crucial feature (63%) expected in an ideal trading platform.

Learn More About This Partnership

About CyLab https://www.cylab.cmu.edu/about/index.html

CyLab Partnership Page https://www.cylab.cmu.edu/partners/index.html

About Crypto.com

Founded in 2016, Crypto.com serves over 10 million customers with the world’s fastest-growing cryptocurrency platform. Crypto.com is built on a foundation of security, privacy and compliance and is the first cryptocurrency company in the world to have ISO/IEC 27701:2019, ISO22301:2019, ISO27001:2013 and PCI:DSS 3.2.1, Level 1 compliance, and independently assessed at Tier 4, the highest level for both NIST Cybersecurity and Privacy Frameworks, as well as Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 compliance.

With over 4,000 people in offices across the Americas, Europe and Asia, Crypto.com is accelerating the world’s transition to cryptocurrency. Find out more: https://crypto.com

About Carnegie Mellon University’s CyLab

Carnegie Mellon CyLab is the University’s security and privacy research institute. Housed in the Collaborative Innovation Center, CyLab brings together experts from all schools across Carnegie Mellon, encompassing the fields of engineering, computer science, public policy, information systems, business, humanities, and social sciences. CyLab researchers and educators are fueled by the passion to create a world in which technology can be trusted.

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