The Institute for Cyber Security is an interdisciplinary institute that will promote and encourage cyber security awareness and practice, both on campus and off, through teaching, research and service activities to enhance people's knowledge of this important field.
Cyber security is broadly defined to include information assurance, cyber forensics, data quality, data completeness, data accuracy, privacy, and other issues related to the storage, transmission, and sharing of data and other information. The Institute involves faculty and students from the colleges of
Business, Education and Communications, Health and Human Services, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics in dissemination of knowledge, research, and service projects in the general area of information assurance. The Institute will affiliate itself with faculty and students at other institutions such as
community and other four-year colleges to share resources and information in this field and promote the concept and practice of insuring the security and integrity of information.
The Institute for Cyber Security strives to establish leadership in cyber security and information assurance by contributing to the Homeland Defense initiative. IUP does this by:
Dean Snavely Opens the 2015 Information Assurance Day
Dr. Farag speaking at IA Day 2013
Information Assurance Day 2014
Dr. Guna Seetharaman speaking at IA Day 2015 about Risk Management in Information Assurance.
Mr. Wayne Smith NSA Presenting on U.S National Active Cyber Defense IA Day 2014
Corporal Gerhard Goodyear Pennsylvania State Police Presenting on Digital Forensics IA Day 2014
The audience at Information Assurance Day 2015
Dr. Jia presenting at IA Day 2013
Dr. Lee presenting at IA Day 2013
Ms. Caren Saxe presenting at IA Day 2013
The speakers' table at IA Day 2013
The 12th Annual Cybersecurity Day at IUP was held October 29, 2019. Visit the CSD page for more information about the event.
National Centers of Academic Excellence Virtual Career Fair, September 4
Farag Receives Award for Outstanding Achievement in Public Service
CAE Tech Talk: “Assessment of Audio and Visual Warnings to Mitigate Risk of Phishing Attacks” and “SEAL Team Transition and What That Means to You”
CAE Forums: Security Orchestration Automation and Response, and Russia’s Internet Research Agency
Cybersecurity Seminar Hosted by SCI, LERSAIS, and Pitt Cyber
CAE Forum: Security Analysis of Facebook’s Political Ad Library and Secure Cloud Assisted Smart Cars
CAE Tech Talk: Wireless and Mobile Softwarization: Security and Privacy Pandora's Box? And: Building Secure Software Systems Using Security
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