UTSA Selected as a Member of Newly Launched USCYBERCOM Academic Engagement Network
The UTSA National Security Collaboration Center has been selected to join the United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) Academic Engagement Network. USCYBERCOM is one of the eleven unified combatant commands of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), focused on cyberspace operations and capabilities, cyber expertise, and cyberwarfare.Learn more about the USCYBERCOM Academic Engagement Network
CISA Leadership Visits UTSA National Security Collaboration Center
David Mussington, executive assistant director for infrastructure security for the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), met with UTSA leadership and researchers to explore the cyber landscape in the state of Texas while connecting with the talent and workforce in this space.Learn more about the CISA Visit
Government Leaders Visit UTSA's National Security Collaboration Center to Replicate Its Model of Success
Top government leaders from the U.S. Cyber Command’s Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network (JFHQ-DODIN) visited the National Security Collaboration Center in an effort to utilize the university as a model to guide it in developing collaborations similar to the NSCC with partners at its home base to further protect the nation from global security challenges.Learn about NSCC collaboration
A Vision for Excellence
Today’s world calls for greater collaboration to protect America’s national security infrastructure. UTSA, a Carnegie R1 classification and Tier-1 institution for research is leading this charge armed with world-class faculty and a reputation as the undisputed leader in cybersecurity education.
The university’s National Security Collaboration Center (NSCC) has taken this leadership to the next level with a robust ecosystem membership to engage with government, industry, and academia to tackle the nation’s greatest cyber threats. The NSCC, co-located with the School of Data Science at the new San Pedro 1 building, part of UTSA's downtown campus, has a mission to realize opportunities in research, education and workforce development with federal agencies, academia, and a global tech industry.
UTSA is one of the few universities to hold all three National Center of Excellence designations from the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security and having the No. 1 cybersecurity program in the nation. Of more than 400 institutions of higher learning, a Ponemon Institute study reported UTSA as the institution as having the most commitment to advancing students’ learning and domain expertise in the emerging fields of cybersecurity and information assurances. Additionally, UTSA is ranked for best academic support for an online cybersecurity degree by Intelligent.com.
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