The Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS)
The Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) of Purdue University is a center for research and education in areas of information security for computing and communication infrastructures.
Its research is focused on the following areas:
- Risk Management, Policies, and Laws
- Trusted Social and Human Interactions
- Security Awareness, Education, and Training
- Assurable Software and Architectures
- Enclave and Network Security
- Incident Detection, Response, and Investigation
- Identification, Authentication, and Privacy
- Cryptology and Rights
Purdue Research Foundation (PRF) Corporate Headquarters Purdue Technology Center of West Lafayette
West Lafayette, IN 47906
Purdue Technology Center of West Lafayette
26-03-2014 | WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – Cyber security is the focus of the 15th annual CERIAS Symposium at Purdue University. CERIAS Executive Director Eugene Spafford said the goal is to improve communications between industry, government and the university about cyber security. Read more
04-06-2014 | Northrop Grumman Corporation and three of the world’s leading cybersecurity academic research programs, Carnegie Mellon University Cylab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) CSAIL and Purdue University CERIAS came together recently for a briefing on the work of the Northrop Grumman Cybersecurity Research Consortium. Read more
31-01-2008 | Today I want to point to one of the outstanding sites for material that can serve as the basis for your next brown-bag lunch: the vast collection of research and educational lectures, documents and links available from the Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security at Purdue University. Read more
08-09-2012 | Forensic Focus: Gene, can you tell us a little bit about your background and how you came to work at CERIAS?
Gene Spafford: My academic PhD was work in reliable operating systems. I then did a post-doc in software testing, which I viewed as a follow-on to my work in reliability. During all that time I worked part-time as a system administrator and consultant. I was interested in computer & network security, but was told that it was not an area for an academic career unless I wanted to work in formal methods or cryptography. Read more
12-01-2009 | In 1998 the US National Security Agency (NSA) started a special program in response to Presidential Directive 63, which stated that there was a shortage of well-trained information assurance professionals and advocated national standards in IA/IS educational programs. This program gives US universities and colleges with information assurance (IA) or information security (IS) programs recognition as “Centers of Academic Excellence (CAEs)” for meeting Committee on National Security Systems (SNSS) requirements regarding IA/IS course curriculum and library holdings. Read more
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