College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

University recognized as one of the “Highly Regarded CyberSecurity Programs”

Doug Jacobson

Iowa State University was recently recognized as one of the “Highly Regarded CyberSecurity Programs” on Online Engineering Programs’ blog. The list is comprised of five outstanding professors and universities in online cybersecurity programs.

Iowa State was commended for its online master of science degree in information assurance, focusing largely on cybersecurity. This degree is offered 100 percent online, without ever requiring students to visit the campus.

George Amariucai
George Amariucai

Professor, Doug Jacobson and assistant professor, George T. Amariucai were also featured with Iowa State’s program. Jacobson is the director of the Information Assurance Center at the university, and he currently works on an Internet testbed meant to study security. Amariucai’s research largely focuses on information assurance, cryptography, wireless network security, and digital signal processing.

For more information and to view the full list, visit Online Engineering Programs’ website.