The Walden Information Assurance Center is a central hub for research, news, and education on information security. You will be able to access the latest information surrounding the field of information assurance—the practice of assuring information and managing risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information or data.

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Explore our variety of bachelor’s and master’s programs that have courses and specializations or concentrations focused on information security:

Information Assurance/Information Systems Security

B.S. in Computer Information Systems
B.S. in Information Technology
M.S. in Information Technology

Homeland Security

B.S. in Criminal Justice 
M.S. in Criminal Justice 
M.S. in Criminal Justice Leadership and Executive Management 
Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) 
Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.) 
M.S. in Emergency Management

Currently Offered Master’s Level Courses


Earn a degree offering NSA/CNSS certificates in information security and system administration.

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Meet our faculty of information technology professionals who bring their specialized knowledge and real-world experience into the classroom:

School of Information Systems and Technology Faculty 

Find out the latest advances in information systems and technology by attending an upcoming conference in your area.

2013 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security

Dates: November 12-14, 2013
Location: Waltham, MA

2013 9th International Conference on Information Assurance and Security (IAS)

Dates: December 4 – 6, 2013
Location: Tunis, Tunisia

Fourth ACM Conference on Data and Application Security and Privacy SIGSAC

Dates: March 3-5, 2014
Locations: San Antonio, TX, USA.


Discover how information assurance is making the news.

Personally identifiable information leakage through online social networks

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Authors: Candice Louw, Sebastiaan von Solms

October 2013 SAICSIT '13: Proceedings of the South African Institute for Computer Scientists and Information Technologists Conference

CyberSAVe: situational awareness visualization for cyber security of smart grid systems

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Authors: William J. Matuszak, Lisa DiPippo, Yan Lindsay Sun

October 2013 VizSec '13: Proceedings of the Tenth Workshop on Visualization for Cyber Security

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Training cyber-defense and securing information assets using student blue teams

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Authors: Scott J. Pack, Dale C. Rowe

October 2013 SIGITE '13: Proceedings of the 13th annual ACM SIGITE conference on Information technology education

Infusing social science into cybersecurity education

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Author: Mark Stockman

October 2013 SIGITE '13: Proceedings of the 13th annual ACM SIGITE conference on Information technology education 

See how the federal government addresses information security:

National Security Agency Central Security Service 
U.S. Department of Homeland Security