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The Center of Systems Security and Information Assurance is dedicated to promoting research and education in information security, assurance, and privacy. The Center was established by the UIS Campus Senate, Resolution 37-13. The mission of the Center is to:

  • Facilitate faculty members efforts to obtain and administer grants and contracts in systems security and information assurance
  • Provide funding and support for faculty development, research, and scholarship in the field systems security and information assurance
  • Provide funding opportunities to support course and curriculum development and laboratory improvements
  • Adapt security and information assurance materials from academic program for discrimination to the public and private sectors
  • Provide an outreach program to increase awareness of partnership opportunities between UIS and the pubic and private sector
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive outreach and support program to increase the number of students from underrepresented groups in security and information assurance
  • Provide funding and support for hosting local and regional public affairs events related to security and information assurance

Director of the Center: Dr. Ted Mims
Information Systems Security Officer: Farokh Eslahi

Contact:

University Hall 3100
University of Illinois at Springfield Springfield, IL 62703
Phone: 1- 217- 206 - 6770
Fax: 1 - 217 - 206 - 6217
Letter of intent

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