The Cybersecurity Initiative (CSI) is a partnership among the state, the University of Delaware, federal agencies, and the private sector to address a problem that costs billions of dollars a year through education, training, and research. Our undergraduate minor and cybersecurity master’s programs build on our expertise in electrical and computer engineering, computer and information sciences, and corporate law and policy. Our training programs are aimed at providing America’s existing workforce with the tools needed to protect themselves from attacks. Our experts are working to stay one step ahead of hackers, thieves, and cyber terrorists by conducting core, fundamental research focused on developing solutions to advancing threats.

UD named National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have designated the University of Delaware a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE).

The goal of the program is to reduce vulnerability in the national information infrastructure by promoting higher education and research in cyber defense and producing professionals with cyber defense expertise for the nation. Read more >>


2018 Embedded Security Competition (ESC) Winners

Patrick Cronin, Charles Gouert and Fateme Hosseini won first place at the 2018 Embedded Security Competition (ESC) in North America. ESC is one of the oldest...

UDCSI Pizza Lunches

Please join UD’s Cybersecurity Initiative throughout the month for brown bag discussions.

15th Annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month

This October is the 15th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), an annual, month-long celebration of cybersecurity in recognition of the growing importance...


Expert Edward McAndrew says nation is facing ‘perfect cyber-crime storm’.

Legal expert, Rajesh De, addresses recent developments and trends in cybersecurity.

James Nolan talks about Machine Learning Techniques and Applications for Text, Imagery and Video Processing.


Integrate Cybersecurity into any major!

The Cybersecurity Scholars Program will integrate with any major and train you to become a thought leader in cybersecurity! You will collaboratively assess the most pressing cyber-defense questions and develop both cultural and technical solutions.