Cyber Center

Messiah University Cyber Center

The Messiah University Cyber Center focuses on improving the education and training of future cyber defense professionals. The center enhances the capabilities of educational, private and governmental sectors through training, education, services and outreach.

Our Cyber Center equips you through hands-on learning experiences to build your professional abilities by providing affordable security services to businesses.  

You will have the opportunity to gain real-world cybersecurity experience through providing security monitoring, digital forensics and data recovery services to businesses. Businesses have the opportunity to receive affordable and reliable security services while helping to build future cybersecurity professionals.

Designated as a National Center of Excellence in Cyber Defense

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Messiah University’s Cybersecurity Education Program is pleased to announce its recent designation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (NCAE-CD). This designation is awarded to regionally accredited academic institutions offering cybersecurity-related degrees including majors, minors, and/or certificates at the associate’s, bachelor’s and graduate degree levels. To qualify for this designation, Messiah University met high academic standards for cybersecurity curriculum, demonstrated significant community outreach and integration of cybersecurity practice across academic disciplines, established a dedicated center for cybersecurity, and actively engaged in finding solutions to current cybersecurity challenges. Learn more about this prestigious designation.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Perform security monitoring, digital forensics and vulnerability assessments for the University and local businesses.
  • Participate in collegiate cyber defense competitions
  • Complete internships with:
    • Government entities including, but not limited to, the FBI, NIST and the NSA
    • Digital Forensic Investigative Response (DFIR) and e-Discovery companies
    • Information assurance and cybersecurity providers
Cyberlab at Messiah University

You can earn professional certifications in:

  • Security+
  • Network+
  • Linux Pro
  • Certified Ethical Hacker

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