Industry Partners

Becoming a partner

CERIAS has an external sponsorship program that encourages industry participation and feedback to our research. Through this program, the Center also stays up-to-date on current commercial technology and is able to pass this expertise on to our students. Sponsorship provides early access for industry partners to our research, technology and our graduates. If you are interested in having your organization be a sponsor of CERIAS, take a look at the online information or contact the Director of Strategic Relations.

Patron

Lilly Endowment

Lilly Endowment

In December of 1998, the Lilly Endowment made a $4.9 Million dollar grant to Purdue University for the new Center. Lilly Endowment Inc is listed as one of the largest U.S. based foundations by the Chronicle of Philanthropy with assets totaling more than $15 Billion dollars. The gift, spread over 3 years, provided an infrastructure for the new center to support a robust research and outreach program. The Lilly Endowment is recognized as a patron for their generous support.

Tier I

Applied Communication Sciences

Applied Communication Sciences

Applied Communication Sciences delivers research, consulting, and technology solutions that drive market innovation across the most demanding challenges in the Information & Communications Technologies sector.

Citi

Citi

Citi, the leading global financial services company, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 140 countries. Through Citicorp and Citi Holdings, Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

Facebook

Facebook

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected.

Fidelity Investments

Fidelity Investments

Fidelity Investments is among the most diversified financial services companies in the world, offering a full range of product solutions for individual investors, employers, institutions and intermediaries.

Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin is a customer focused, global enterprise principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture and integration of advanced technology systems, products, and services for government and commercial customers. Lockheed Martin operates in the same context as its customers and is deeply involved in solving the problems and meeting the demands and expectations of its customers. Moreover, it leads the way in showing customers new systems-based possibilities and opportunities.

McAfee

McAfee

McAfee proactively secures systems and networks from known and as yet undiscovered threats worldwide. Home users, businesses, service providers, government agencies, and our partners all trust our unmatched security expertise and have confidence in our comprehensive and proven solutions to effectively block attacks and prevent disruptions.

Missile Defense Agency

Missile Defense Agency

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is a research, development, and acquisition agency within the Department of Defense. The workforce includes government civilians, military service members, and contractor personnel in multiple locations across the United States. As MDA develops, tests, and fields an integrated Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS), it works closely with the Combatant Commanders (e.g. Pacific Command, Northern Command, etc.) who will rely on the system to protect the United States, including forward deployed forces and U.S. friends and allies from hostile ballistic missile attack. MDA works with the Combatant Commanders to ensure that we develop a robust BMDS technology and development program to address the challenges of an evolving threat. MDA is also steadily increasing our international cooperation by supporting mutual security interests in missile defense.

MITRE

MITRE

MITRE provides systems engineering, research, IT, and information security support, working for government and industry. The company developed and operates the Common Vulnerabilities & Exposures (cve.mitre.org) public website that provides unique names for security vulnerabilities. CVE is used by more than 150 security products from 100 vendors. MITRE defined the Open Vulnerability Assessment Language (oval.mitre.org) that is being used to enable commercial and open source security products to adopt common tests for checking systems for security configuration and vulnerabilities. This XML-based language will eventually enable these products to tie together all aspects of enterprise security management. MITRE is headquartered in Bedford MA, with principal sites in McLean VA, Colorado Springs, and St Louis and 30 other domestic and overseas sites.

Raytheon

Raytheon

Raytheon is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 88 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services.

Rockwell Collins

Rockwell Collins

Rockwell Collins is a pioneer in the design, production and support of innovative solutions for our customers in aerospace and defense. Our expertise in flight-deck avionics, cabin electronics, mission communications, information management and simulation and training is strengthened by our global service and support network spanning 27 countries. Working together, our global team of nearly 20,000 employees shares a vision to create the most trusted source of communication and aviation electronics solutions.

RSA

RSA

RSA, the Security Division of EMC, is the premier provider of security, risk and compliance management solutions for business acceleration. RSA helps the world’s leading organizations solve their most complex and sensitive security challenges. these challenges include managing organizational risk, safeguarding mobile access and collaboration, proving compliance, and securing virtual and cloud environments.

Combining business-critical controls in identity assurance, encryption & key management, SIEM, data loss prevention, continuous network monitoring, and fraud protection with industry leading eGRC capabilities and robust consulting services, RSA brings visibility and trust to millions of user identities, the transactions that they perform and the data that is generated.

Sandia National Lab

Sandia National Lab

Since 1949, Sandia National Laboratories has developed science-based technologies that support our national security. Today, the 300+ million Americans depend on Sandia’s technology solutions to solve national and global threats to peace and freedom.

Through science and technology, people, infrastructure, and partnerships, Sandia’s mission is to meet national needs in five key areas:

  • Nuclear Weapons ensuring the stockpile is safe, secure, reliable, and can support the United States’ deterrence policy
  • Defense Systems & Assessments addressing new threats to national security
  • Energy, Climate & Infrastructure Security ensuring the stable supply of energy and resources and protection of infrastructure
  • International, Homeland & Nuclear Security focusing on the protection of nuclear assets and nuclear materials, and addressing nuclear emergency response and nonproliferation worldwide
  • Homeland Security & Defense helping to protect our nation against terrorism

Sandia is a government-owned/contractor operated (GOCO) facility. Sandia Corporation, a Lockheed Martin company, manages Sandia for the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration. We seek collaborative partnerships on emerging technologies that support our mission.

Sypris Electronics

Sypris Electronics

Sypris Electronics is an industry leader with over 40 years of success as a complex electronics manufacturing and engineering development partner, holding significant expertise in the Aerospace and Defense industry. We have become the supplier of choice among numerous Aerospace, Avionics, Defense and Intelligence customers by offering complete turnkey solutions with a full range of customized design, manufacturing, testing and supply chain services. We deliver quality, customized products and services that address the unique requirements of modern electronic systems, sub-systems and complex circuit card assemblies. Sypris Electronics is your choice for Aerospace & Defense Manufacturing Services, Information Assurance Engineering Services and Secure Products.

VeriSign

VeriSign

VeriSign is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world to engage in trusted communications and commerce.

Tier II

Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a $30 billion global defense and technology company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in information and services, electronics, aerospace and shipbuilding to government and commercial customers worldwide.

Tier III

Charles F. Day & Associates, LLC

Charles F. Day & Associates, LLC

Charles F. Day & Associates is a provider of program management, life cycle management, logistics, and business improvement services to the Department of Defense.