News & Events

Student Event: “Left of Boom: Preparing the Next Generations of Defenders”

We must prepare the next generation of cyber defenders to identify threats, detect intrusions, and protect & defend cyber assets.

Join the Iowa Secretary of State for hands-on demos on election security, pen testing and internship/job opportunities!


Give your DOB for a free T-shirt? Be skeptical

The days of a king or queen from a faraway land sending tremendous riches for responding to an email with your bank account number are not as numerous. It’s not because scammers have gone away. They are just more sophisticated.

Read more on passwords, phishing, password sniffing and what to do: https://www.inside.iastate.edu/article/2021/10/14/cybersecurity


Research Opportunities

See what some of our CyIO faculty and graduate students are researching: https://iastate.box.com/s/tqpdukg43h9wldrdy4g6jgti7xdtc4ky

Video recording of lightning talks: https://iastate.box.com/s/kv4c9943vhs0dzqjp44s2u4lvgdasos3


Manimaran Govindarasu announced as CyIO Associate Director of Research

Dr. Govindarasu is an Anson Marston Distinguished Professor in Engineering & Murray J. and Ruth M. Harpole Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University. He has been a part of several successful research opportunities and will continue to bring these opportunities to CyIO. He is also the principal investigator for the Power Infrastructure Cybersecurity Laboratory at Iowa State.


CyIO Week October 6th-9th

Each day of CyIO Week, a different focus area of the Center is highlighted through events for faculty and students. Check out the schedule below and download the flyer.