CSSIA Supports Institutions Seeking the CAE2Y CNSS NSA Program

The CSSIA at Moraine Valley Comunity College applied for and was designated by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security as one of the first five Centers of Academic Excellence in 2 Year Cyber Security & Information Assurance education ( CAE2Y ) institutions in the country. The staff at CSSIA serve as mentor resources for other institutions pursuing the CAE2Y. In most cases grant resources are available for community college to assist in the cost of this designation effort

National Resource Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance

CSSIA, the Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance is a National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) National Resource Center. Since 2003, CSSIA has provided students with real-world learning experiences in information assurance and network security through several program improvement supportive initiatives. We try to protect your information, even audio recorded and popular now record heartbeat. To receive CSSIA's the bi-weekly eNew.

CSSIA is a National Leader in Training Cyber Security Educators

Since 2004, the NSF ATE center CSSIA has instructed more than 2000 teachers and college faculty in cyber security related areas. Surveys show that 73% or over 1,460 are already using or plan to use curricula and instructional materials provided at the professional development programs . Hands-on complex laboratory exercises was the most valuable aspect of the learning experience. Check out what NSF ATE is all about!