The center oversees the specialization in information assurance and cyber defense that is an option of our professional master's degree program in computing. Questions about the center or the specialization can be directed to:
Dr. Thomas Kaczmarek
Director, Center for Cyber Security Awareness and Cyber Defense
Director, Graduate Studies, M.S. in Computing
Cudahy Hall, 375
"America’s economic prosperity, national security and our individual liberties depend on our commitment to securing cyberspace and maintaining an open, interoperable, secure and reliable internet. "
— President Obama
"Cybersecurity risk management comprises the full range of activities undertaken to protect IT and data from unauthorized access and other cyber threats, to maintain awareness of cyber threats, to detect anomalies and incidents adversely affecting IT and data, and to mitigate the impact of, respond to, and recover from incidents."
— President Trump, Executive Order, May 11, 2017