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At UMBC, cutting-edge Cybersecurity research is being carried out by students, faculty, and our long-established Center for Information Security and Assurance (CISA) and Cyber Defense Lab (CDL).
Graduate Programs in Cybersecurity
UMBC offers both a Cybersecurity Master's in Professional Studies and a Certificate in Cybersecurity Strategy and Policy. Learn more in this video featuring Dr. Rick Forno, Graduate Program Director.
UMBC's Cybersecurity Academy delivers high quality Cybersecurity training and education programs to individuals and organizations.

The UMBC Center for Cybersecurity is an interdisciplinary university center that unifies UMBC’s many cybersecurity capabilities. The Center aims to provide both Maryland and the nation with academic and research leadership, collaboration, innovation, and outreach in this critical discipline by streamlining our academic, research, workforce development, and technology incubation activities to advance UMBC’s position as a leading research university in cybersecurity-related disciplines.