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The Cyber Academic Group is intended to be a national resource for the interdisciplinary study and design of secure and resilient cyber systems and the conduct of cyber operations.

Its breadth covers all areas of cyber operations, including the incorporation of cyber effects into OPLANS and offensive and defensive cyber operations.

CAG's program is transformative, being Interdisciplinary with both technical foundations and non-technical challenges.

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Degree-Granting Programs

Graduate Certificate Programs (Resident and DL)

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Interdisciplinary Faculty

The nature of the cyber environment, its opportunities and vulnerabilities, and the broad range of potential threats demands a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to cyber operations education and research. The Cyber Academic Group’s composition reflects this diversity and includes participating faculty from departments including Computer Science, Defense Analysis, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Information Sciences, Mathematics, and Operations Research.

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Labs and Facilities

  • Cyber Battle Lab
    • “Erector-set” approach supports education & research
    • Robust, high-fidelity experimentation capability
    • Unclassified and SCIF-based segments
    • Joint IO Range node in SCIF CYBL segment
    • Hosts semi-annual Cyber Wargames and annual CDX
  • ICS / MCS Lab: Unclassified and SCIF
  • Highly Trustworthy Systems Lab
  • SCIF Classrooms and VTC capabilities

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Fast Facts

2  |  8

MS degrees programs offered  |  Certificates



24  |  10

Faculty  |  across Departments

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Contact the Cyber Academic Group


1411 Cunningham Road
Naval Postgraduate School
Monterey, CA 93943-5219


DSN 756-2081


Program Office:  831-656-3681


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