Welcome to the BYU Cybersecurity & Systems Research Laboratory.

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BYU IT Cyber Defense Team Ranks Third in the Nation in 2017

Cybersecurity at BYU

BYU's Information Technology (IT) Program offers a complete Cybersecurity curriculum encompassing Information Assurance and Security, Incident Response & Digital Forensics, Penetration Testing & Ethical Hacking and Secure Systems Administration.  These courses cover the three basic principles of Cybersecurity: Prepare, Defend and Act.

Although the Cybersecurity emphasis is offered by the Information Technology program, this portal is designed to be a resource to all students and faculty interested in Cybersecurity.   Information Systems and Computer Science in particular also offer security related courses.  All emphasis courses are available to Computer Science, Information Systems and other engineering students who have completed the necessary pre-requisites.  This emphasis is also available to those taking an IT Minor who complete the necessary pre-requisites.

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Announcing New Statewide K-12 Task Force...

Faculty and students from BYU, LDSBC, SUU, UVU and Weber State have joined forces with state and local leaders to launch a ...

BYU IT Cyber Defense Team takes 3rd at Nationals

For the second year running, BYU's team has ranked in the nations top 3. As the only gender balanced CCDC team in the USA, these ...

Girls Summer Camp 2017 Registration Now Open!

This FREE summer camp for girls in grades 8-12 is a fun and exciting introduction to cybersecurity ...

BYU Students remain undefeated in 2016 NIATEC CCDC

For the fourth consecutive year, students from the BYU Cybersecurity Research Lab have held their title against ...

BYU Students Repel 100% of Attacks...

BYU Information Technology students took first place at the National Information Assurance Training and Education Center at Idaho ...

BYU Students Defend 1st Place Title

BYU's IT students took first place for the second time in a row at the National Information Assurance Training and Education ...

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