With a capability for multiple levels of secure and unclassified
research, the Drexel Institute leverages a cross-domain and
University-wide faculty and staff, world-class research and
teaching laboratories and the extensive regional networks
immediately accessible to Drexel University located on their main
campus in Philadelphia and offices in Washington, D.C. The
Institute connects multiple cyber
security programs at Drexel, acts as an information repository,
provides consultants, conducts applied research and development,
and facilitates regional sharing through boundless seminars,
workshops and symposia.
The Institute's approach extends beyond the traditional wired
network in analyzing the universal dependence of ubiquitous mobile
communications, social media, sensors, and ways to exploit the big
data-enabled revolution taking place in information.
The Institute's programs:
- Support large enterprise infrastructure defense, local and
regional criminal justice and law enforcement, financial and
insurance providers, mobile communication providers, industry, and
private entrepreneurs and small businesses.
- Incorporate cross-discipline partnerships between University
academic and research programs such as Computer Science,
Informatics, Law, Library Science, Robotics, Human-Computing
Interface, Business, Gaming and Media.
- Provide big data intelligence and cyber professionals the
opportunity to detect, prevent and thwart would be
criminals/attackers and the insider threat through the use of a
synergistic lab and teaching modules, coupled with a cyber
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Our labs specialize in assembling world-class assets to provide
the most realistic environment for hands on experience in
protection, defense and attack operations without disturbing
Drexel's goal is to integrate into the Joint Cyberspace Operations
Range providing students and operators the ability to train in
disparately located cyber training systems based on user needs to
simulate the public internet with rapid reconfigurable capacities.
Graduates will be well prepared as the next cadre of cyber