Cybersecurity

Our nationally recognized program takes an interdisciplinary approach to tackling one of the most pressing problems facing our nation – the security of our digital and physical worlds.

3M

Estimated number of unfilled cybersecurity positions around the world

13

Years that RIT has been designated a National Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cybersecurity Education by NSA and Department of Homeland Security

$2T

Estimated cost of data breaches in 2019

5

Years hosting the world’s best cybersecurity students for the Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition (CPTC)

Global Cybersecurity Institute

The Global Cybersecurity Institute will drive real societal and economic impact. It will become a nexus for cybersecurity knowledge, AI impact, and leadership. By design, it will be agile, collaborative, and human-centric, bringing together education and research leaders from a range of disciplines spanning technology and social sciences.

Learn more about the Global Cybersecurity Institute 

Key Faculty and Staff

Anne Haake
Dean, Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences
Dean’s Office
Steve Hoover
Executive Director of the Global Cybersecurity Institute
Global Cybersecurity Institute
Matthew Wright
Director Research Global Cybersecurity Inst
Global Cybersecurity Institute
Bo Yuan
Department Chair
Department of Computing Security
Mehdi Mirakhorli
Associate Professor
Department of Software Engineering
Justin Pelletier
Director of the GCI Cyber Range and Training Center
Global Cybersecurity Institute
Bill Stackpole
Professor
Department of Computing Security

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