[Snort-users] Snort Scholarship Winners Announced

Mike Guiterman mike.guiterman at ...1935...
Thu May 15 17:25:43 EDT 2008

I'm pleased announce the winners of the 2008 Snort Scholarship Program. 
Each winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship to help further their 
education. This year's winners are:

Michela Becchi, a PhD candidate in computer engineering at Washington 
University in St. Louis. Becchi has been using Snort for the last two 
years and does research on accelerating regular expression matching, 
especially in the context of Network IPS. She began to study the Snort 
engine and rule-sets as part of her research and at her internships at 
NEC Labs and Intel.

Marie-Paule Uwase, a Bachelor of Science candidate in computer science 
at the National University of Rwanda (NUR). Uwase was introduced to 
Snort through her course work at NUR and is now part of the University’s 
security team using Snort to protect the university’s critical 

This year's winners were selected out of nearly 200 applications 
submitted from around the world. It's truly a pleasure for everyone here 
at Sourcefire to be able to award these scholarships to deserving 
students in the open source community.

Please join me in congratulating Michela and Marie-Paule.

Keep on Snorting


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