As a CAE institution, CMU is committed to meeting the nation's demand for cybersecurity professionals.
Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has received three designations as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (NCAE-C):
Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD)*
Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations (CAE-CO)*
Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Research (CAE-R)
*Designated through INI's M.S. in Information Security (MSIS) program.
With these designations, Carnegie Mellon participates in programs that increase and strengthen the cache of federal information assurance professionals that protect the nation's critical infrastructures and national defense.
Dr. Dena Haritos Tsamitis: Principal Investigator (PI)
As a CAE institution, CMU participates in federal scholarship and research programs designed to educate the next generation of cybersecurity professionals, including:
Over $26 million in funding since 2001.
$1.5 million in funding since 2010.
INFORMATION ASSURANCE CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAM (IACBP)
Attended by 91 faculty from 48 institutions, this intensive summer program was designed to help build information assurance education and research capacity at minority-serving colleges and universities.
Through its CAE-R designation, Carnegie Mellon participates in the multi-university INSuRE program, through which students engage in interdisciplinary, distributed-team research on tasks in the national information security domain.
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