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Center of Academic Excellence ISaAC

Information Security and Assurance Center

The Committee on National Security Systems in conjunction with the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) jointly announced the designation of Davenport University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE/CD) through the year 2020. 

The ISaAC Charter

Davenport University and the College of Technology are committed to improving the practice of protecting information.  The Information Security and Assurance Center is charged with facilitating this process.

The center will seek to establish partnerships, support information security research, assist development and sharing of resources and perform the following:

  • The university will seek to establish and foster partnerships with industry, educational institutions, and professional organizations.
  • The university will support research efforts in information security and assurance.
  • The university will use various methods to develop and distribute resources to facilitate improved information security.

The Information Security and Assurance Center (ISaAC) Charter has been approved and endorsed by the Davenport University Dean of the College of Technology, Dr. Pamela Imperato.

Department of Defense – Cybersecurity Scholarship Program

Davenport University, in cooperation with the Department of Defense, offers the CySP (Cybersecurity Scholarship Program) scholarship. This scholarship is for undergraduate Juniors and Seniors and graduate students. Funding amounts to $25,000 for undergraduate and $30,000 for graduate students. 
Davenport University is recognized as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. 
Deadline: February 15, 2019. Information

Information Assurance at Davenport University

Students at Davenport University can obtain Bachelor's degrees in Cyber Defense, Network Management and Security, Digital Forensics and Master's degrees in Information Assurance and Computer Science.

Master of Science Information Assurance

Davenport University's Information Assurance degree addresses the management of risk to organizational and individual information assets and the importance of building secure systems that protect the confidentiality, accessibility and integrity of those assets in today's global environment. 

Master of Science in Computer Science

The Master’s Degree in Computer Science (MSCS) is designed to prepare students for professional level Information Technology positions by furthering their understanding and deepening their knowledge in high-demand areas such as computer vision, artificial intelligence, pattern recognition, and secure programming

Visit our College of Technology web page for a list of all our degree options.