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.

Cyber-Physical Systems and Cyber-Resilience Workshop

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 >>


Feb 25: National Security Implications of Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain Tech

Join us for a conversation with Yaya Fanusie, Senior Fellow, Center on Economic and Financial Power at the Foundation for Defense of DemocraciesCryptocurrencies...

February 15: A discussion with Delaware Department of Technology and Information

A collaboration of the UD Cybersecurity Initiative and the Delaware Department of Technology and Information Cybersecurity in Delaware A Discussion With: Delaware CIO James...

The Safety of Smart Cities

As the number of ‘smart’ cities grow, will they also become safer? Editor’s Note: This article is part of a larger series of Q&As that originated in the future-focused...


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.