Center for Information Assurance and Security
The Center for Information Assurance and Security is housed within the
College of Engineering and Computer Science at Sacramento State University.
The mission of the center is to advance knowledge of information assurance
and security practices through:
- Education, training, and awareness programs in information assurance and
security issues and practices.
- Applied research in information assurance and security.
- Developing interdisciplinary programs in information assurance and security
- Outreach programs to assist our community, including community colleges,
K-12 schools, industry, and government in information assurance and security
- Forming collaboration with other education, research, industry, and
government institutions as partners.
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Centers of Academic Excellence
The College of Engineering and Computer Science's Center for Information
Assurance and Security (CIAS) is a designated
National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Information Assurance Education.
This designation is jointly sponsored by the National
Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in the spirit
of Presidential Decision Directive 63. To receive the designation, the Center
had to meet stringent criteria in regards to the curriculum, faculty, research,
and demonstrate an institution-wide commitment to information assurance
practices and education.
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New and exciting Research is taking place in Information Assurance
The Center for Information Assurance and Security is deeply involved in Smart Grid cybersecurity research, helping the Smart Grid Center
with cybersecurity details.
Dr. Ghansah or Dr. Krovetz or Dr. Nicholes or Professor Smith for details.