Over the past five years, numerous high-profile corporations have endured debilitating cyberattacks that have negatively affected their businesses, damaged their reputations, and cost them millions of dollars to remediate.
As such, cybersecurity has become a rapidly growing field as corporations search for the best and the brightest minds to help them defend their digital infrastructure. In fact, Cybersecurity Ventures, a world leader in research for the global cyber economy and a trusted source for cybersecurity facts, figures, and statistics estimates there will be 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity positions worldwide by 2021.
Indiana Tech is dedicated to play our part to overcome these challenges faced by people and organizations within our nation, Indiana Tech has an interdisciplinary Cybersecurity Center (CC) with the goal of providing quality education and cybersecurity training to students in order to meet the demands for cybersecurity workforce. Our renowned center of cybersecurity along with our knowledgeable faculties provide students with the skillset, guidance and mentorship needed to perform various roles within cybersecurity domain like network security, digital forensics, penetration testing. Our students have won the state Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) competition 8 consecutive years from 2015 to 2022 and 15 times in total.
- Data Analytics and Cybersecurity, Graduate Certificate
- Health Information and Cybersecurity, Graduate Certificate
- Supply Chain Management and Cybersecurity, Graduate Certificate
Indiana Tech’s cybersecurity degree program:
- CYS 1100 – Introduction to Cybersecurity
- CYS 2100 – Network & Web Security Analysis
- CYS 2300 – Defensive CyberOps and Audit
- CYS 3200 – Digital Forensics
- CYS 3500 – Offensive CyberOps & Vulnerability
- CYS 4100 – Cybersecurity Project I
- CYS 4200 – Cybersecurity Project II
- CYS 4950 – Internship
- CYS 4990 – Special Topics in Cybersecurity
- Dr. Vijayanth Tummala (POC Center for Cybersecurity)
- Don Stafford
- Matt Hansen
- Brian Lewandowski
- Paul Meitz
- Herman Kroemer