Cybersecurity at VCU

Cybersecurity Center

Focus Areas

VCU Cybersecurity Center Advisory Board features experts from commercial, government, and academia selected from some of the top entities in Virginia and the world.

Our Focus

VCU Cybersecurity focus areas are constantly evolving and address cyber related challenges existing in local, state and nationwide business, government and federal agencies.

Blockchain & Bitcoin
Bitcoin, blockchain, cryptography in industry, government, and banking.

Hong-Sheng Zhou, Ph.D.

Thang Dinh, Ph.D.

Resilience and Security
Data analytics, machine/ deep learning in anomaly detection and recovery of critical infrastructures and complex control systems; Energy security; Cyber and physical threats; Trust, and explainable intelligence; Visualization.

Milos Manic, Ph.D.

Wireless Networking and Mobile Computing

Tamer Nadeem, Ph.D.

Eyuphan Bulut, Ph.D.

Changqing Luo, Ph.D.

Malware and Digital Forensics

Irfan Ahmed, Ph.D. (Director, Security and Forensics Engineering (SAFE) Lab)

Carol Fung, Ph.D.

Cyber Physical Systems

Sherif Abdelwahed, Ph.D.

Robert Klenke, Ph.D.

Carl Elks, Ph.D.

Cybersecurity Policy and Compliance
Policies such as Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) requires each federal agency to develop, document, and implement an agency-wide program to provide information security.

Robert Dahlberg, Ph.D.

William Pelfrey, Ph.D.

Christopher Whyte

Network Infrastructure Security

Elizabeth Baker, Ph.D.

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