Cyber Security at GWU

Cyber Security and Information Assurance at GW. GW is designated a federal Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education and Research by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security

Degree Programs
Departments offering programs where you can get a degree with a concentration in cyber security and information assurance.

Certificate Programs
Departments offering programs where you can get a certificate with a concentration in cyber security and information assurance.  Cybersecurity in Computer Science

Scholarships in Cyber Security
Click here to see CyberCorps scholarship programs in this field (US citizens only for later work with the government)

Cyber Security Research
The Cyber Security and Privacy Research Institute is a center for GW and the Washington area to promote technical research and policy analysis of problems that have a significant computer security and information assurance component. CSPRI's mission is to encourage, promote, facilitate, and execute interdisciplinary research in these areas, including the exploration of the norms, governance issues, and operating systems of cyberspace.  For more on our research, click here.

CSPRI's Areas of Interest Include:

  • Privacy, Security and the Internet of Things
  • Economics of Cyber Security
  • Rate setting for cyber security insurance
  • Surveillance-Privacy modeling
  • Malware and cross-border infections 

GW Cyber Security Initiative