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Information Assurance Research and Education Development  Institute

The Information Assurance Research and Education Development
Institute (IA-REDI) provides opportunities for students to learn about the theory and practice of Information Assurance and Cybersecurity. It has also advanced the discipline of IA/Cybersecurity via research, and is rapidly positioning NSU to be a national leader in cyber related research and education. The programs with cybersecurity focus will address the nation's growing need for a diverse group of qualified computer, network security and cybersecurity professionals.

In April 2009, NSU was designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Information Assurance Education and was re-designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education through 2020. The goal of the CAE program is to reduce vulnerability in our national information infrastructure by promoting higher education in information assurance and cyber defense while producing a growing number of professionals with IA expertise in various disciplines.