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Mission & Purpose

IIT Center for Cyber Security and Forensics Education C²SAFE

  • Develop, promote and support education and research in cyber security technologies and management, information assurance, and digital forensics across all academic disciplines at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT).

  • Engage with business and industry, government, professional associations, and community colleges to enhance knowledge, awareness and education in cybersecurity and digital forensics and improve practices in information assurance.

  • Coordinate the designation of Illinois Institute of Technology as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.

  • Maintain resources for education and research in cyber security and digital forensics, publish student and faculty research in the field, and sponsor, organize and conduct conferences and other events to promote and advance cyber security and forensics education.

  • Support IIT academic departments in the delivery of the highest caliber of cyber security and digital forensics education.