UAH’s Center for Cybersecurity Research and Education (CCRE) offers an interdisciplinary approach to defending networks, data, and computer operating systems from adversarial attacks. In addition to providing educational opportunities such as camps and scholarships, the CCRE also engages in cutting-edge research on a wide variety of cybersecurity-related topics, including identity management, supply chain security, intrusion detection, vulnerability analysis, medical device security, and digital forensics.

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The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) currently holds the designations "National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense" (CAE-CD) as well as "National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Research" (CAE-R), both awarded by the NSA in cooperation with its Federal Partners. Read more about the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (NCAE-C) program here. 

UAH’s information security curriculum meets the NSA Committee on National Security Systems standards 4011 and 4012. For details on the curriculum, please contact CCRE at 256.824.6576 or