National Center of Academic Excellence - Research

The George Washington University is a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research, designated by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.  CSPRI is the designated institution within GW to maintain this status and to answer inquiries related to it.

Welcome to CSPRI!

The Cyber Security and Privacy Research Institute (CSPRI) is a GW institute chartered within the School of Engineering and Applied Science to promote dialogue and technical research of issues that have a significant computer security and privacy component. CSPRI's mission is to encourage, promote, facilitate, and execute interdisciplinary research through scholarship management, research, campus dialogue and conferences that promote awareness and progress on current and future cyber security and privacy issues.

We invite you to learn more about CSPRI's research, events and scholarships.

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