College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

Students will be doing vulnerability tests on security products at Iowa State University’s new lab

Iowa State University (ISU) is setting up a product-security test and evaluation lab where university students will be assessing network security products’ strengths and weaknesses in a formal program supervised by faculty and a newly named lab director.

“We have a large pool of students interested in cybersecurity,” says Dr. Doug Jacobson, director of ISU’s Information Assurance Center, about the new security test facility, which he will oversee and that is being called the Information Systems Security Laboratory (ISSL).

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