Bioscience

Computer science professor Richard Snodgrass will help lead a project with funding from the National Science Foundation.

October 16, 2008

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: La Monica Everett-Haynes, University Communications] – A project is underway to develop a system that would be able to detect and track even minute changes in electronic data systems that hold sensitive and private information.

University of Arizona computer science professor Richard T. Snodgrass and his colleagues have spent years working to strengthen safeguards for digital records.

The team of researchers from the UA and two other institutions has just received a joint grant from the National Science Foundation to advance their work, which is especially relevant given recent financial scandals and also because of recently mandated federal laws against white-collar crime.

“If I change a cell, the product would think the whole document is changed,