Photos: 10 of the best places to study cybersecurity
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University of Texas, San Antonio
Taking first place in an HP-sponsored Ponemon study of cybersecurity programs in 2014, the University of Texas, San Antonio has more than 14 courses where students can study infosec and cybersecurity.
Norwich University is a military school in Vermont. The NSA has listed the school as a center of academic excellence in information assurance education. It also came in second place in the Ponemon study list.
University of Bristol
The University of Bristol in the UK hosts the The Bristol Security Centre, an academic center focused on cybersecurity research.
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State University operates the Center for Computer Security Research (CCSR) where computer vulnerabilities are studied in hopes of improving cybersecurity.
Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon University has long been known as one of the top universities to study cybersecurity.
Lancaster University, in partnership with its Security Lancaster research initiative, has developed a program to train cybersecurity professionals in the field’s major issues.
Syracuse University offers a 15-credit program for the certificate of advanced study
in information security management, a great program for cybersecurity skills.
Queen's University Belfast
Located in Northern Ireland, Queen’s University Belfast is one of the many universities in the UK recognized by the UK intelligence agency GCHQ.
Although known for engineering, Purdue University offers many of the key computer science classes needed for cybersecurity professionals. It also offers a few graduate degrees in infosec.