The Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS)

The Center for Education and Research in
Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS)

News & Blogs

CERIAS Leads Information Security Efforts in Purdue’s Homeland Security Institute

Mon, November 11, 2002General

CERIAS will join with top business executives and government officials from around the United States this week to help Purdue University develop a strategic plan for its new Homeland Security Institute.  With over 150 Purdue researchers - from physicists to philosophers - working in areas related to homeland security, Purdue University faculty will team with outside experts for a two-day planning conference for the new institute.

CISSP Preparation Workshop Announcement

Wed, November 06, 2002General

CERIAS, in collaboration with QinetiQ-TIM, announces an intensive, 3-day CISSP CBK Examination Preparation Course on December 4, 5, & 6, 2002 at Purdue University.

CERIAS Has Released An Information Security Video

Fri, November 01, 2002General

An important first hurdle to overcome for any business manager, small business owner, or any other professional who uses information systems involves understanding the importance of information security in the context of their organization. The CERIAS InfoSec Video is a great way to raise awareness and help you to justify preventative maintenance within your organization

CERIAS/QinetiQ CISSP CBK Exam Workshop in October

Wed, October 09, 2002General

CERIAS, in collaboration with QinetiQ, announces an intensive, 3-day CISSP CBK Examination Preparation Course on October 23, 24, & 25, 2002 at the Purdue Technology Center.

SREIS 2002 Early Registration Extended

Mon, September 30, 2002General

Early registration for the second Symposium on Requirements Engineering for Information Security has been extended through October 7th, 2002 at 5:00pm EST.  The registration form and further details can be found at

CERIAS to Join in Homecoming Celebration

Fri, September 27, 2002General

CERIAS is participating in the first ever University-wide Homecoming Celebration on the Engineering Mall this Saturday, September 28. This exciting celebration will feature live entertainment, departmental and center displays, and various speakers, including Astronaut Jerry Ross and President Jischke.  For more information about the school-wide events, please visit

Change in CERIAS Web Site Privacy Policy

Thu, September 19, 2002General

We have made a minor modification to our privacy policy to indicate that we will sometimes be collecting browser information.

Spaf to Speak at INITA Seminar Covering Data Protection

Thu, September 19, 2002General

Inita‘s October 4: New Economy New Rules seminar topic will be “Protecting Data:  Legal and Technical Issues.”  Eugene Spafford, Ph.D, Director of CERIAS, will be one of the speakers.

White House Town Hall Meeting re: Info. Security

Wed, September 18, 2002General

A town hall meeting will be held at the University of Pennsylvania October 3, 2002, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm to discuss the National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace

Call for Papers for IEEE International Info. Assurance Workshop

Fri, August 30, 2002Call For Papers

The IEEE Computer Society Task Force on Information Assurance has released a Call for Papers for it’s International Information Assurance Workship (IWIA2003).  The workshop will take place on Monday, March 24 2003 in Darmstadt, Germany.  Full details and contact information are available at: