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Cybersecurity Innovation & Research Center

This interdisciplinary, state-of-the-art center trains students to detect and defend against cybercrime and create partnerships between industry, government, and education to analyze threats, strengthen network security, and mitigate the economic impact of cybercrime.


The Center ...
• Provides innovative, hands-on educational opportunities using sophisticated technology and
   simulation software to create hyper-realistic cyberattack scenarios
• Collaborates with industry, government and other academic institutions to promote cybersecurity
   research projects with multiple applications
• Is a training and educational resource for the New York metropolitan region by providing workshops
   for K-12 through professional which create a pipeline to fill the growing demand for a well-educated
   cybersecurity workforce across all industries.


The center is a joint project of the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Frank G. Zarb School of Business.


Facilities:
The Center is equipped with cutting-edge technology and simulation software to create hyper-realistic cyberattack scenarios. It features 36 computers, a separate server room, and status boards on the walls that students use to manage the operations of a cybersecurity exhibition or share ideas and information.

It is one of the only academic ‘war room’ facilities in the New York metropolitan area with a cyber range, an immersive, virtual experience that replicates the high-pressure environment of an attack and allows students to work through it in real-time, from detection and response to repair and recovery.

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Faculty

Dr Jiang Fu

Dr. Xiang Fu

Co-Director

Professor of Computer Science

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Dr Kim

Dr. Hak J. Kim

Co-Director

Associate Professor of Information Systems and Business Analytics
Chair of the Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics

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Dr. Pillaipakkamnatt

Dr. Krishnan Pillaipakkamnatt

Professor of Computer Science
Chair of the Department of Computer Science

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Dr. Zavou

Dr. Angeliki Zavou

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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Dr. Lian Duan

Dr. Lian Duan

Associate Professor of Information Systems and Business Analytics

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Dr. Jinguan Li

Dr. Jinguan Li

Associate Professor of Information Systems and Business Analytics

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Dr. Alexander Pelaez

Dr. Alexander Pelaez

Associate Professor of Information Systems and Business Analytics

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Dr. Tong Wu

Dr. Tong Wu

Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Business Analytics

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Contact us

Co-Director

Hak Kim, PhD
Business School Building
Room 331

Phone
516-463-4529

Email
hak.j.kim@hofstra.edu 

Co-Director

Xiang Fu, PhD
Adams Hall
Room 103

Phone
516-463-4787

Email
Xiang.Fu@hofstra.edu