Florida International University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is committed to educating diverse, knowledgeable and capable cybersecurity professionals with experience in information technology, networking, computer engineering, information assurance, malware and reverse engineering, digital forensics and cyber-physical systems.
Cybersecurity is a top priority across all sectors of government, institutions and corporations, requiring individuals that possess a multitude of skills and knowledge. The next generation of cybersecurity leaders will be positioned to meet the growing demands of highly skilled cybersecurity experts.
Providing security and assurance to information systems has emerged as one of the most challenging technological and social endeavors in the 21st century. Ubiquitous computing and the social reliance on these systems, has given rise to various threats that our undergraduate and graduate students are trained to manage and handle.
FIU students who take computer engineering path courses with a Cyber Defense concentration are eligible to receive a certification from the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) program sponsored by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
- Bachelor’s degree programs
- Master’s degree programs
- FIU Online’s master’s degree in computer engineering: network security