Center for Cyber Defense & Forensics

Tiffin University Center for Cyber Defense and Forensics

The Center for Cyber Defense & Forensics at Tiffin University is focused on improving the education and training of future cyber defense and forensic personnel. The Center enhances the cyber capabilities of educational, private and governmental sectors through training, education, research, services and outreach.

The Center is an inclusive and interdisciplinary effort that bridges the gap between the social sciences and technical skills such as programming, network defense, forensic analysis and soft skills like multimodal communication. The Center supports curriculum development, seminars, symposiums and outreach on current and future trends in cyber defense and forensics.

The Center for Cyber Defense & Forensics:

  • Collaborates with foundations, not-for-profits, educational institutions, private and government sectors to develop and fund state-of-the-art education and training opportunities
  • Enhances state, national and international cyber defense and forensics workforce by focusing on underserved populations and integrating military veterans
  • Serves as an internship clearinghouse for cyber defense and digital forensic students
  • Provides industry certification opportunities to students, veterans, government and private-sector personnel
  • Performs cyber-related community outreach

Students have the opportunity to:

  • Perform security and vulnerability assessments for business
  • Recover lost data
  • Participate in hack-a-thons
  • Conduct research that has an operational impact
  • Complete internships with
    • The FBI
    • The NSA
    • The United States Coast Guard Research & Development Center
    • DHS Cyber Resilience Institute
    • Fortune 500 companies and DHS centers of excellence

Our students can earn professional certifications in:

  • Security +
  • Network +
  • Access Data Certified Examiner
  • Access Data Mobile Examiner
  • Certified Enterprise Resilience Associate
  • Palo Alto Certifications

View a full listing of all programs offered through the Tiffin University School of Criminal Justice and Social Sciences