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Center of Academic Excellence ISaAC

Information Security and Assurance Center

The Committee on National Security Systems in conjunction with the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) jointly announced the designation of Davenport University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAE/IAE) for academic years 2011 through 2016.

The ISaAC Charter

Davenport University and the College of Technology are committed to improving the practice of protecting information.  The Information Security and Assurance Center is charged with facilitating this process.

The center will seek to establish partnerships, support information security research, assist development and sharing of resources and perform the following:

  • The university will seek to establish and foster partnerships with industry, educational institutions, and professional organizations.
  • The university will support research efforts in information security and assurance.
  • The university will use various methods to develop and distribute resources to facilitate improved information security.

The Information Security and Assurance Center (ISaAC) Charter has been approved and endorsed by the Davenport University Interim Dean of the College of Technology, Irene Bembenista.

Information Assurance at Davenport University

Students at Davenport University can obtain Bachelor's degrees in Information Assurance, Network Security, and Digital Forensics or a Master's degree in Information Assurance.

Visit our list of IA Undergraduate Degrees.

Master of Science Information Assurance

Davenport University's Information Assurance degree addresses the management of risk to organizational and individual information assets and the importance of building secure systems that protect the confidentiality, accessibility and integrity of those assets in today's global environment. The degree is mapped directly to the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) Training Standard 4011, as defined by the National Security Agency (NSA) and CNSSI-4012 Training Standard for Senior Systems Manager.

Visit our Graduate MSIA Degree.