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National Centers of Academic Excellence

NSA and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) jointly sponsored the National Centers of Academic Excellence in IA Education (CAE/IAE), IA 2-year Education and Training (CAE/2Y) and IA Research (CAE/R) programs. The goal of these programs was to reduce vulnerability in our national information infrastructure by promoting higher education and research in IA and producing a growing number of professionals with IA expertise in various disciplines.

The list of CAE institutions can be found here. 2013 Centers of Academic Excellence

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Coming soon information on NSA/DHS National Center of Academic Excellence in information Assurance and Cyber Defense.


Date Posted: Jan 15, 2009 | Last Modified: Jan 22, 2013 | Last Reviewed: Jan 10, 2013


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