The UA-ARC is affiliated with the University of Arizona in providing the gateway to the University’s resource enterprise in the area of cyber. Cyber security touches all areas of research within the University. The UArizona conducts basic and applied research from design development and prototyping in cyber security to securing databases, networks, telecommunications, mobile telecom and information infrastructure.
Our Cyber Competencies
Big Data and data analytics
Aligning institutional expertise and computational resources to solve cutting edge data-driven research endeavors for our DoD and Industry partners.
The UArizona Cloud and Autonomic Computing Center concentrates on research in advanced distributed computing as part of the National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers program.
Virtual Learning Environment
Leveraging the use of a cloud based learning environment, the UArizona provides world-class cybersecurity training to students all over the world.
Don’t get hooked! Research is conducted on the human element of security. Malicious attackers exploit the vulnerabilities in human behavior to gain access or retrieve information.
Cyber Security Facts
The cyber security research being conducted will help organizations like the Department of Defense create stronger, more reliable programs to combat cyber criminals. Cyber attacks can occur in the medical industry, agriculture, military, and more. During the next five years, cybercrime might become the greatest threat to every person, place and thing in the world. With evolving technology comes evolving hackers, and we are behind in security.
Most companies take nearly 6 months to detect a data breach
Unfilled cyber security jobs worldwide will reach 3.5 million by 2021
By 2020 there will be roughly 200 billion connected devices
Cybercrime damages will reach $5.9 trillion annually by 2021
Cyber Security Laboratories and Research Centers
UA-ARC has access to dozens of laboratories and facilities in the realm of cyber security. The facilities focus on a range of cyber-related research topics such as bioimaging, cloud services, GIS mapping, and national security.
Awards in Cyber Security
NSA Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations (CAE‑CO)
NSA/DHS Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research (CAE‑R)
NSA Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE‑CD)
Cyber Security News
In a new paper, researchers in the College of Engineering and James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences experimentally demonstrate how quantum resources aren’t just dreams for the distant future – they can improve the technology of today.
Media Advisory: Hear From Military, Academic and Industry Leaders on the Future of Intelligence and National Security
The Southern Arizona Intelligence Summit, co-hosted by the University of Arizona’s College of Applied Science and Technology and University of Arizona Applied Research Corporation, is free and open to the public, and will be held entirely online. The three-day event will focus on the theme “The Future of Intelligence” in the government and civilian sectors.
The College of Applied Science and Technology is nationally recognized for its programs that prepare students for careers in intelligence, information operations, law enforcement intelligence and cyber operations. The college’s Bachelor of Applied Science program in intelligence and information operations has been designated as an Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
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