Northrop Grumman gives research grant to Auburn University

Today, Timothy McKnight, vice president and chief information security for Northrop Grumman will present a check for $125,000 to the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering at Auburn University.

Northrop Grumman is a $30 billion global defense and technology company.

The funding will support researchers in Auburn's Department of Computer Science and software engineering as well as the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.