Welcome to the BYU Cybersecurity & Systems Research Laboratory.

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BYU IT Team Wins Regional Cyber Defense Competition

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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BYU IT Team Wins Regional Cyber Defense Competition

Four women and four men from BYU’s IT program will join with 7 other elite regional collegiate teams in April in the National ...

Girls Summer Camp

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

BYU Students Secure a First Place Hat-Trick at 2015 NIATEC CCDC

Students from the BYU Cybersecurity Research Lab secured a first-place hat-trick by successfully defending their systems from ...

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 ...

At the Juncture of Research and Learning

Hands-on activities such as those performed by the Red and Blue teams provide exposure to real-world cybersecurity issues and ...

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