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Center for Applied Cyber Education

The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have designated Armstrong State University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defence Education.
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Welcome

Widely-publicized breaches such as those affecting TJX Corporation Target, Home Depot, and IRS records have become all too common and put the confidentiality of citizens’ and governments’ information at risk.  The demand for individuals with expertise in preventing and investigating these attacks will only continue to increase as society’s dependence on information systems grows and society’s enemies become ever more adept at bypassing information security measures.

Armstrong’s Center for Applied Cyber Education (CACE) is a state-of-the art facility offering an interdisciplinary approach to cyber education.  Under the auspices of the university’s Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, in collaboration with the Department of Criminal Justice, Social and Political Science and the Cyber Forensics Division of Armstrong’s Police Department, students will learn to secure data, investigate intrusions, and prosecute cyber-crimes from Day One.  Forget the traditional “war games.”  The CACE has developed red team vs. blue team multi-tiered simulations that pull together the full spectrum of cyber education in a single exercise.  Through the CACE, students receive first-class instruction that prepares them to prevent and investigate cyber-attacks on networks and systems throughout the world.
 

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Read More Start Strong, Start Now Registration Event

(February 11, 2016) - Armstrong will host a one-day Start Strong, Start Now registration event for the Spring 2016 mini-mester on Friday, February 19 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the lobby of Victor Hall, located on Armstrong's main campus at 11935 Abercorn St. This event helps new students apply, get admitted and sign up for classes.

Read More New Armstrong Liberty Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held in Hinesville, Ga.

(December 11, 2015) - Armstrong State University and the City of Hinesville hosted a ribbon cutting for the new Armstrong Liberty Center, located in Hinesville, Ga., on Dec. 10. The 21,000-square-foot facility, which will open to students in January, is more than double the size of the previous Liberty Center.

Read More Cyber Excellence: Armstrong Earns Elite National Designation

(December 7, 2015) – The National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently recognized Armstrong State University as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. This elite national designation, awarded through the 2021 academic year, underscores the university’s growing commitment to cybersecurity education and research. 

Read More Armstrong Announces Local Partners for 2016 Small Business Consulting Course

(December 2, 2015) – Armstrong State University Assistant Professor of Economics and Director of the Small Business Institute, Dennis Barber, recently secured agreements with five local companies to participate in Armstrong’s spring 2016 Small Business Consulting course. 

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