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  • Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
  • Department: Cybersecurity
  • Degree Programs: Engineering Minor in Cybersecurity, BS in Computer Engineering – Cyber Operations Track, BS in Computer Engineering – Major in Networks and Cybersecurity, BS/MS Program – CyberCorps Scholarship for Service, CyberLeaders Program, MS and PhD in Computer Science with Cybersecurity Track, MEng, MS, and PhD in Computer Engineering with Cybersecurity Track, Masters of Information Technology with Cybersecurity Tracks (Online), Graduate Certificate in Information Assurance Engineering
  • Key Contact: Charles Clancy, Co-Director & Virginia Tech Site Director, S2ERC
  • Research Areas: Cyber-Physical System Security; Cybersecurity Policy and Governance; and, Wireless Communications and Networking Security.
  • Other Work: Samsung, Airbus, CACI, Harris, SAIC, LGS Innovations, Northrop Grumman, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • Wikipedia link: Virginia Tech-Wikipedia
  • Website: Virginia Tech

Program Overview:

Virginia Tech offers multidisciplinary opportunities in cybersecurity education and research, with participating faculty from the departments of Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Political Science, and Business. With its strong engineering and science focus, Virginia Tech offers deeply technical undergraduate and graduate programs in cybersecurity, and our faculty conduct world-class research in information security, network security, hardware security, and software security. Centers such as the Hume Center for National Security and Technology researches defense and intelligence applications of cyber attack and defense. The IT Security Lab, part of the university’s CIO organization, is able to use the university’s production network as a teaching hospital for cybersecurity.