At the University of Houston
The CISRE is designed to leverage the university’s strengths as part of the solution to the nation’s Homeland Security needs and deficit of information assurance talent and resources. The Center for Information Security Research and Education (CISRE) at the University of Houston was established in October 2007. The CISRE leads Houston’s charge to become a nationally recognized center for information security issues.
Our vision is to develop the world’s foremost center for multidisciplinary education and development of operational capabilities in the areas of information assurance and security. The CISRE was developed to expand the existing knowledge base through research into technology based solutions associated with information security. A key element CISRE is a broad, multidisciplinary based information security curriculum designed to prepare students for careers in information security field.