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Center for Information Assurance and Security Education

The Center for Information Assurance and Security Education (CIASE) at Illinois State University is committed to furthering information assurance education at ISU, the state of Illinois, and nationwide. Located in the School of Information Technology, the center falls under the mission of the school "to provide premier undergraduate and distinguished graduate programs for the education of computing and telecommunications professionals, to support other academic units through courses in information technology, and to maintain, through education and research, a leadership position in the application of information technology." The centerís mission is to ensure the school provides this level of education and research in the field of information assurance and security.

The Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency have designated the CIASE as a Center of Academic Excellance in Information Assurance Education. This honor places ISU among the leading institutions in the United States for Information Assurance education. It also provides students with opportunities for federal scholarships in Information Assurance.

Dr. Douglas Twitchell is Director of the Center for Information Assurance & Security


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