Information Assurance and Security Education Center

A National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense.

Information Assurance and Security Education Center

  

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

Faculty

The IASEC is home to talented faculty with expertise ranging from cybersecurity and information risk management to online surveillance and web analytics.

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Resources

Learn more about events, research outcomes, collaborators and additional resources available to cybersecurity students.

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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.

Academic Programs

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 Cybersecurity

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.

Master's in MIS, AZSECURE

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.

Enterprise Security Certificate


Institutional Security Resources and Awareness

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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.

Lanita Collette
CISO and Deputy CIO
University of Arizona

Manny Felix
Founder & CEO, AZ Cyber Initiative
Partner Architect, Synack, Inc.

Peter Kim
CISO
Raytheon Missiles & Defense

Dominic Ortega
VP Cyber Threat and Incident Response
American Express

Contact Us

By Phone

520-621-2385 office

By Email

General Inquiries
iasec@eller.arizona.edu

By Mail

McClelland Hall 355
The University of Arizona
P.O. Box 210108
Tucson, AZ 85721-0108

Directory

Faculty Directory