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 new Cyebrsecurity program, launched in Fall 2018, is the first undergraduate cybersecurity degree available in Utah. As a recognized Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education, BYU is helping meet the growing defecit of cybersecurity professionals within the United States, and around the World. The Cybersecurity program is closely related to the BYU Information Technology (IT) Program and students are currently able to transfer between majors with relative ease. Please contact the advisement office for more information. Curricula content includes 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.

Information Systems and Computer Science also offer security related courses.  Most cybersecurity courses are available to Computer Science, Information Systems and other engineering students who have completed the necessary pre-requisites.  

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BYU Launches BS in Cybersecurity

A new computing program has joined the ranks at BYU... Starting in Fall 2018, students will be able to major in Cybersecurity...

Girls Summer Camp 2019 Registration Now Open!

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

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 ...

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 ...

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