Center for Information Assurance Studies

Center for Information Assurance Studies

The Center for Information Assurance Studies is an interdisciplinary effort that brings together experts in business and computing to provide a supportive learning environment that challenges students to develop an in-depth knowledge in various domains of information assurance. 

St. Cloud State University has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cybersecurity through academic year 2021 by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. 

CIAS News and Events

  • Cyber Security Awareness Week

    Please join for Cyber Security Awareness Week April 19-22! Events will be happening via Zoom and live in Centennial Hall 235. And tour the new Forensics Lab.
  • New Forensics Lab

    The Department of Information Systems earned a $316,000 grant through the Department of Defense (DoD) and the National Security Agency (NSA) support student scholarships and a new Digital Forensics Lab.