PACTF is proud to be sponsored by the following entities:
Abbot Academy Association
PACTF is made possible in part by a grant from the Abbot Academy Association at Phillips Academy, continuing Abbot's tradition of boldness, innovation, and caring.
Carnegie Mellon CyLab is a bold and visionary effort, which establishes public-private partnerships to develop new technologies for measurable, secure, available, trustworthy, and sustainable computing and communications systems.
Massachusetts Open Cloud
The Massachusetts Open Cloud (MOC) is a new public cloud, designed and implemented in Massachusetts as the first “Open Cloud eXchange” (OCX): a novel, transformative marketplace model for public cloud offerings. Led by Boston University, the MOC is a collaborative effort among BU, Harvard, UMass Amherst, MIT, and Northeastern University, as well as the Massachusetts Green High-Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).
Modular Approach to Cloud Security
The Modular Approach to Cloud Security (MACS) project, funded by the Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) program of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF), is charged to address the grand challenges in building secure cloud services. This is a 5-year, Frontier project that involves BU, MIT, NEU and UConn. The goal of the MACS project is to develop methods for building information systems with meaningful multi-layered security guarantees.
BU Hariri Institute for Computing
The BU Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering initiates, catalyzes, and propels collaborative, interdisciplinary research and training initiatives for a better society by promoting discovery and innovations through the use of computational and data-driven approaches, and advances in the science of computing inspired by challenges in arts and sciences, engineering, and management disciplines.
Information Networking Institute
The Information Networking Institute (INI) at Carnegie Mellon educates and develops engineers through technical, interdisciplinary master’s degree programs in information networking, security and mobility that incorporate business and policy perspectives. Our graduates pioneer technological advancements, engineer solutions, and lead enterprises in the global economy.
The Nest, the makerspace at Phillips Academy, is where innovation and community intersect. Located in the basement of the OWHL, this space is designed for the entire PA community to create, explore, and innovate with one another. It doesn’t matter if your interest is making a new dress or developing new technology. You are invited.
StatusPage.io is the best way for web infrastructure, developer API, and SaaS companies to get set up with their very own status page in minutes. Launched in 2013 to give companies a better way to be more transparent with their customers, StatusPage.io recognizes managing a status page outside of one's own infrastructure can be a hassle, and hopes to increase the transparency of the web by making it easier to do so.