Cybersecurity Center

Providing Solutions for Nevada's Cybersecurity Challenge

Protecting cyberspace is a grand challenge that calls not just for technical solutions but requires the skillful blending of business, engineering and sociopolitical expertise.

University ranked 1st in the nation for cyber program

The National Cyber League's inaugural rankings recognizes the University's performance in student cyber competitions during the spring 2019 season. 

Programs in the Cybersecurity Center

Education and training

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

Research

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.

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

The club posing together for a photo with the governor. From left to right: Bryson Lingenfelter, coach Bill Doherty, Ian Grant, Govenor Steve Sisolak, Ignacio Astaburuaga and Jamie Poston.

Nevada Cyber Club continues their successful year

Cybersercurity community from the University also made valuable connections during the Wicked 6 Cyber Competition in Las Vegas

A group of students coding in a computer lab as one student writes instructions on a white board.

Nevada Cyber Club captures national championship

Student members credit success to lessons learned in the classroom and in real world application

Cybersecurity Center Director Shamik Sengupta

Cybersecurity Conference April 2 hosted by University of Nevada, Reno

Industry and academia leaders to join students in building stronger regional relationships, tackle challenges