Welcome to CyIO!

Created in 2000 as a multidisciplinary center, the Center for Cybersecurity Innovation & Outreach (CyIO) strives to become a nationally recognized authority in cybersecurity research, teaching and outreach. The Center represents several departments across campus—including Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Political Science, Management Information Systems and Computer Science—to respond to the needs of students and the priorities of funding agencies.

As the attention toward cybersecurity increase, CyIO is prepared to act on the available opportunities and enhance awareness of cybersecurity issues facing our home and the world.

The Center obtained designation of National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education by the National Security Agency four times since 1999.