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Projects and Accomplishments

Model Security Operations Center

NIATEC/SFS students developed and constructed a fully-operational security operations center to monitor traffic and evaluate potential threats and vulnerabilities to the local university network infrastructure.

SCADA and Control System

All current NIATEC/SFS students work with securing SCADA and Control System in conjunction with experts in the field. They secure real systems with modern technology.


NIATEC/SFS students developed the Penetration, Attack & Network Defense Operations Research Apparatus. PANDORA, originally designed as an attack platform, is presently deployed as a defensive platform that provides researchers an isolated and controlled environment to study defense methodologies, strategies, and tactics.

National Standards

NIATEC/SFS students developed elements of CNSS standards 4011 through 4016.

CNSSI 4012 Curriculum Deployment

NIATEC/SFS students created a web-based training course for Senior Systems Mangers (DAA) in the certification and accreditation process in accordance with the CNSSI 4012.

Cyber Security Competitions

NIATEC/SFS participants lead and manage red and white teams for cyber security competitions. They develop and implement all injects and scoring.

NIATEC National Science Foundation Information Assurance Directorate Department of Homeland Security CISSE Scholarship For Service