The Anderson University Center for Cybersecurity trains students to meet the unique demands of today’s cybersecurity industry. The Center gives you the freedom to choose a degree track that focuses solely on cybersecurity or adds specializations in one of three areas: analytics, criminal justice, or mathematics.
Center for Cybersecurity Faculty
Here at Anderson, you’ll find that your professors aren’t just talking about cybersecurity theory; they’ve lived it. Center for Cybersecurity faculty members, such as program Director Dr. Kenneth J. Knapp, boast careers in the military, have experience as security leaders in industry, and hold invaluable certifications shared by many of the industry’s best, such as the CISSP, CCSP, and CEH. Dr. Brandon Grech, an Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity, advises AU’s capture-the-flag (CTF) teams in competitions such as the National Cyber League. Dr. Grech, who holds CISSP, GPEN, PenTest+ and GCFA certifications, coaches several Anderson student teams that have placed in the top 2% of 900+ teams in recent CTF competitions. It's not just CTFs, small class sizes and a lab devoted to cybersecurity students give you concentrated, personal time with your professors.
Cybersecurity Career Paths
Our degree programs equip you with the essential skills for positions at private, public, and federal organizations.
The Center’s structure frees you to find your personal approach to an industry the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts will be among the fastest-growing fields in the next 10 years. You will enter the cybersecurity workforce as a valuable asset to organizations, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Armed Forces, private companies, and local- and state-level government organizations that are building their cybersecurity workforce.