The Information Assurance and Security Education Center promotes cybersecurity through education, training and research.
Designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security, IASEC offers faculty, students and the community resources to study and address the cyber vulnerabilities of our nation’s information infrastructure. The IASEC team works collaboratively to promote responsible information and cybersecurity practice through curriculum development, industry partnerships, cutting-edge research and outreach.
Cybersecurity Faculty and Resources
The IASEC is home to talented faculty with expertise ranging from cybersecurity and information risk management to online surveillance and web analytics.
Learn more about events, research outcomes, collaborators and additional resources available to cybersecurity students.
Center of Academic Excellence
In recognition of the Information Assurance and Security Education Center's emphasis on academic research in technology and computer science, the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security designated the University of Arizona as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense.
Master's in Cybersecurity
The University of Arizona’s online Master of Science in Cybersecurity is designed for working professionals looking to gain technical mastery in the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity. Students learn to assess, prevent and manage security risks in a challenging, hands-on environment.
Master's in MIS, AZSecure
The AZSecure Cybersecurity Scholarship Program at the University of Arizona’s top-ranked Management Information Systems (MIS) department is a cutting-edge, research-intensive scholarship program for graduate students designed to train the next generation of cybersecurity professionals.
Enterprise Security Certificate
Deepen your understanding of enterprise security challenges and discover new strategies for ensuring the confidentiality, availability and integrity of information systems. With a 100 percent online format and the ability to earn your certificate in just three courses, our program quickly prepares you to meet today’s most imminent enterprise security challenges.
Institutional Security Resources and Awareness
Board of Advisors
The Cybersecurity Board of Advisors provides an effective mechanism for communication and collaboration between the IASEC and its business partners. The Board offers feedback and support on the IASEC's resources for studying our nation's cyber vulnerabilities. Together, the IASEC and the Board work to develop cybersecurity learning and promote responsible information and cybersecurity practice.
CISO and Deputy CIO
University of Arizona
Founder & CEO, AZ Cyber Initiative
Partner Architect, Synack, Inc.
Raytheon Missiles & Defense
VP Cyber Threat and Incident Response