Welcome to the Cybersecurity Center

The Center brings together cross-disciplinary teams to address the challenges of cybersecurity.

Scholarship for Service

The Cybersecurity Center is offering the National Science Foundation CyberCorp Scholarship for Service (SFS) program for students interested in government service in the cybersecurity field. SFS offers up to two years of funding for undergraduates or up to three years for accelerated bachelor’s/master’s program students.

Online M.S. in cybersecurity

Our fully online master's degree in cybersecurity lets you learn from experts at the University of Nevada, Reno in a flexible program designed to accommodate your needs. 

Programs in the Cybersecurity Center

Education and training

We offer both undergraduate- and graduate-level education programs dedicated to cybersecurity. 


Our interdisciplinary faculty tackle cybersecurity through a range of lenses, ranging from the technical to the social. 

Cybersecurity conference

Our annual conference brings together industry leaders and cybersecurity experts to focus on shared solutions.

Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD)

Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity

University earns designation as a CAE-CD

The College of Engineering Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering with a Minor in Cybersecurity degree program earned the  prestigious CAE-CD designation from the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security in 2020.
Read about the CAE-CD.

Our mission

Our mission is to master the challenge of cybersecurity by bringing together cross-disciplinary teams to work in synchrony, examining each problem through disciplinary lenses and seeking solutions that incorporate societal, technical, ethical, political and economic considerations. The Cybersecurity Center will provide educational and research opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students that will prepare them to pursue careers in cybersecurity and related fields.

News from the Cybersecurity Center

Six students stand in front of the Paul Laxalt Mineral Engineering Center building.

Nevada Cyber Club reflects on successful fall competition season

Club ranks fifth in the country in the NCL Power Rankings

University President Brian Sandoval, Cybersecurity Center Director Nancy LaTourette and NSA cybersecurity expert Tamela Dukes sitting in chairs and talking.

Cybersecurity is a team sport; know your position and the defensive plays

NSA cybersecurity expert delivers keynote at University’s Cybersecurity Conference Oct. 5.

Head shot of Tamela Dukes

Preventing and eradicating cybersecurity threats to be discussed at Oct. 5 conference

Students, faculty encouraged to submit posters, demos by Sept. 15.

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