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.
Outside of GW, CSPRI works with government and private organizations to study the impact of rapid technological change on business, government, and the infrastructure security issues caused by the convergence of data and organizations in a networked world. It carries out studies and hosts seminars that move stakeholders towards rational and informed discussion of critical changes in communication, commerce, education, government, science, and entertainment facilitated by the Internet, a global venue that has blurred traditional political and organizational boundaries, made time zones irrelevant, and erased language barriers.
GW is federally designated as a National Center of Excellence in Information Assurance Education and as a National Center of Excellence in Information Assurance /Cyber Defense Research. CSPRI is the home for a major information assurance and cybersecurity scholarship programs funded by the the Department of Homeland Security and the National Science Foundation; since 2002 it has administered over $14 million in related grants.
Current interests include: cascading risk, food chain security, veteran skill up, secure communities, Social Media and security, K-12 cyber learning, cyber competitions, gender gap in cyber security careers.
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Tompkins Hall of Engineering
725 23rd St NW
Washington , DC 20052