Center of Excellence

National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education and Research

Boston University is designated as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education and Research by the Department of Defense.

  • Certification of the information assurance curriculum by the Committee on National Security Systems, 2004
  • Designation of Boston University as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education by the Department of Defense, 2004
  • Re-Certification of the information assurance curriculum by the Committee on National Security Systems, 2007.
  • Re-Designation of Boston University as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education by the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security,  2007.
  • Designation of Boston University as National Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research by the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security, 2008.

National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research

Pictures from the Awards Ceremony June 2, 2008

David Wennergren, Tanya Zlateva, Brenda Oldfield
David Wennergren, FormerDeputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Information Management and Technology
& DoD Deputy Chief Information Officer; Tanya Zlateva, Associate Dean, Boston University, Metropolitan College; Brenda Oldfield, Director of Education, Training & Workforce Development, Department of Homeland Security

National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education

Pictures from the Awards Ceremony June 5, 2007

Joan Ruhl, Tanya Zlateva, Jay Halfond, Steve Homer, Lou Chitkushev 

Joan Ruhl, Deputy Information Assurance Director, NSA; Tanya Zlateva, Associate Dean, Boston University, Metropolitan College; Jay Halfond, Dean, Boston University, Metropolitan College; Steve Homer, Prof. Computer Science, Boston University; Lou Chitkushev, Chairman, Computer Science, Boston University, Metropolitan College.

Richard A. Clarke, Tanya Zlateva, David K. Campbell
Richard A. Clarke, Chairman, Good Harbor Consulting LLC; Tanya Zlateva, Associate Dean, Boston University, Metropolitan College; David K. Campbell, Provost, Boston University.

Gregory Garcia, Tanya Zlateva, Joan Ruhl
Gregory Garcia, Asst. Secretary Cybersecurity and Communications, DHS; Tanya Zlateva, Associate Dean, Boston University, Metropolitan College; Joan Ruhl, Deputy Information Assurance Director, NSA.