Apply for apprenticeship opportunities that can help fund your education while you gain real-world industry experience and training.
Access online resources and engage with the cybersecurity community.
Learn online from faculty who are distinguished technology experts, such as Donald McCracken, PhD.
Purdue Global students are active in both campus-based (Midwest Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition) and virtual cybersecurity competitions (National Cyber League - NCL) throughout the year. Learn more about cybersecurity competitions.
National Cyber League—Spring 2020
The Spring 2020 season of the National Cyber League (NCL) competition is now open for registration.
Purdue Global students can sign up and be paired with a faculty coach to compete on a team with their classmates. Active students can check into the Cybersecurity Club classroom for additional details and preparation activities.
2020 Indiana Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition
Purdue Global students competed against seven other teams in the Indiana Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition on Saturday, February 8, 2020. The competition required teams to use their IT skills and work together to detect and defend against cyberattacks.
2019 HackIn Reverse Engineering Hackathon
Participants role-played as members of a security research team that provided cyber incident response. Teams were challenged to identify cybersecurity issues and create software (and sometimes hardware) solutions.
Cybersecurity Center Resources
About the Cybersecurity Center
The Purdue Global Cybersecurity Center is a resource for current and prospective IT and cybersecurity students to learn more about our training programs and be more engaged in the cybersecurity community. The Center also provides resources for government and private sector employers seeking to train or hire employees and offers cybersecurity information for the public in general.
Purdue Global actively collaborates with a variety of organizations, large and small, to provide the cybersecurity education and training programs their employees need to fulfill their organizations’ missions in the cybersecurity and information technology industries. We can construct custom bundles of courses or create custom content to ensure employees completing the courses can obtain the specific skills required by the organization. Cybersecurity needs have been specifically addressed to create opportunities for corporate partnerships.
Get professional insights on technology issues. Read articles written by Purdue Global faculty on subjects related to IT and cybersecurity.
Other Industry Resources
Stay informed with tech industry articles, websites, and more.
Important cybersecurity related websites:
Purdue Global faculty and students can support your organization with IT and cybersecurity training, advice, or hands-on support. Although we have faculty and students worldwide, not all requests can be completed. Submit your request via the form below and you will be notified if resources in your area are available.
Many organizations are now identifying cyberattacks themselves instead of relying on external sources. Our online cybersecurity bachelor’s degree helps you develop the skills and knowledge to protect companies from a wide range of cybersecurity threats.
As organizations struggle with tracking and maintaining their internet footprint, the need for well-educated cybersecurity leaders is expected to grow. Our online master's in cybersecurity management helps you prepare for leadership roles directing and protecting critical information infrastructures.
Purdue Global is dedicated to the support and engagement of our students and graduates and offers a robust selection of student organizations for students and alumni. For more information or to join, students can email email@example.com.
The Cybersecurity Club meets the third Tuesday of every month at 7:30 pm ET. The students and faculty sponsors present on a variety of topics each month, and the club often features guest speakers from the industry.
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Club meets the third Tuesday of every month at 8:30 pm ET. Club members present on a variety of information technology topics each month.
The IT/Cybersecurity Advisory Board members meet quarterly.
Chief Executive Officer, CertainPoint
President, BPTM, LLC
Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer, Attain, LLC
Senior Executive Director, ManTech
Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Intelligent Fiber Network, LLC
- Faculty Leadership—Center Contacts
- Institutional Security Resources and Awareness