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What We Do

Our students and researchers are working to build secure systems, software, devices, and technologies of the future, while providing resources to commercialize methods, algorithms, software, devices, and designs in cybersecurity to launch scalable entrepreneurial ventures.

At RIT’s Global Cybersecurity Institute, we educate and train cybersecurity professionals; develop new cybersecurity and AI-based knowledge for industry, academia, and government; and perform systems and network security testing for a wide range of partners.

Learn

World-class curriculum from cybersecurity to managing information systems

Create

Build secure systems and new technologies

Deploy

Work with government and industry to implement solutions and commercialize research

Discover

The work our leading researchers are doing at the cutting edge of cybersecurity

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Cyber Range

World-class facilities, including a fully-equipped Cyber Range, help the government and industry test their security, experience real-world scenarios, and identify innovative/effective solutions.

Cybersecurity Showcased

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Help support groundbreaking research and train the next generation of cybersecurity leaders.

Latest News

  • May 21, 2020

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    RIT team prepares for virtual cyber defense national championship

    RIT’s cyber defense team is getting a first-hand look at the challenges of socially distanced business operations, as they prepare for a new format of the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC). The annual championship is part of the nation’s largest college-level cyber defense competition, an extracurricular event that helps to train the next generation of cybersecurity experts.

  • March 25, 2020

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    RIT wins Northeast regional collegiate cyber defense competition

    A team of RIT cybersecurity students is moving on to the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NCCDC) after taking first place at the Northeast regional competition March 20–22. The students pulled together a win, despite having to compete from separate locations across the country, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.