World-Leading Research with Real-World Impact!

The Institute for Cyber Security (ICS) conducts basic and applied research in partnership with academia, government and industry. The Institute's Executive Director Prof. Ravi Sandhu reports to the Dean, College of Sciences. ICS is formally a unit within the Department of Computer Science within the College of Science.


Our researchers bring exceptional expertise in cyber security models, architectures, protocols and technologies, and world-class laboratories, to basic and applied research. Their past innovations are widely practiced and their foundational results have had sustained influence.