The Center for Information and Computer Security (CICS) is an
interdisciplinary center, bringing together individuals and
organizations with an interest in the areas of information security,
computer security, information assurance, and cybercrime. CICS has been
recognized by the National
Agency and Department
Security as a "Center
of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education".
The mission of the Center for Information and Computer
Security is to
coordinate and promote educational, research, and service projects in
information and computer security, with an emphasis on
cross-disciplinary initiatives. In particular, the Center's primary
activities will be to:
- Coordinate educational offerings to ensure that students
available to them quality courses in information and computer
security, from a variety of discipline-specific viewpoints;
- Coordinate joint research projects which advance the
knowledge and state of the art in information and computer security;
- Provide service and expertise in information and computer
security to the university and to the North Texas area.
5th April 2013: SoMiC Workshop: Security on the Move and in the Clouds on April 5
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering, in collaboration with the National Convergence Technology Center at Collin College, will host the 2nd SoMiC Workshop: Security on the Move and in the Clouds on April 5, 2013 at UNT’s Discovery Park campus. Speakers from area Faculty, Graduate Students, and Industry Professionals are all welcome and encouraged to attend. Proposed session or poster titles should be submitted before March 10, 2013. Please see the website for more details.
- News on UNT CSE
20th Aug 2012: UNT receives National Science Foundation's (NSF), FED CYBER SERV: SCHLAR FOR SER (SFS) award
NSF granted this award under the title ‘SFS-NEW: Advancing Learning and Leadership Through an Integrated Multidisciplinary Doctoral Program in Information Assurance’. This award will be supporting six Ph.D. students during the coming 5 years. For more details contact Prof. Ram Dantu
UNT SFS PhD Program details.
12th June 2012: Dr. Dantu helps UNT to obtain the National Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research (CAE-R) and Education (CAE-IAE)
"Dr. Ram Dantu, Director of the Center For Information and Computer Security (CICS) and Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been informed that the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have designated the University of North Texas as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research (CAE-R) for the academic years 2012 through 2017. CICS is ranked as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAE-IAE) from 2003-2017.
- News on UNT CSE
April 2012: UNT to organize a
workshop on information security in Denton in April 10-12, 2012
The workshop will address several state of the art topics in
information assurance, security informatics,
computer crime, network security, cryptography and trusted platforms.
is open to all the faculty and students of the community colleges in
Jan 2012: Denton is one of the ten cities
for data security operations, 30th January, 2012.