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Center for Information Systems Security Studies and Research

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Welcome to CISR

Welcome to the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Information Systems Security Studies and Research (CISR). CISR is America's foremost center for defense-related research and education in software security, Inherently Trustworthy Systems (ITC), Cybersecurity Defense, and the use of computational systems in Cyber Operations.

CISR's mix of highly experienced faculty and staff, along with its diverse student body comprising senior military officers, government employees and civilians, make it uniquely qualified to address security issues of the Department of Defense (DoD) and U.S. Government. As explore our website and feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

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CyberCIEGE

 

CyberCIEGE is an innovative computer-based tool that teaches computer and network security through simulation and resource management. CyberCIEGE is an ideal vehicle to meet IA training and awareness requirements. 

Visit the CyberCIEGE website 

Map showing who uses CyberCIEGE.

See who uses CyberCIEGE

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Scholarship for Service

For U.S. Citizens

 

Are you the missing piece to the puzzle?  Want to obtain a Master's degree, receive a salary while attending school, learn from the government's leading experts in the Information Assurance field, and begin a civilian career with an unlimited future?  

Then the Naval Postgraduate School's Center for Information Systems Security Studies and Research (CISR) is ready to lead you on the start of your new career in the STEM or MONARCH program. Hear what NPS SFS students have to say about the program. SFS students on SFS.

The Scholarship for Service program DOES NOT entail enrollment in the Military. Selected applicants join our team for two years and discover their "inner geek."  Our NPS students are highly coveted by the nation's top Federal Agencies, such as the CIA, FBI, NSA, FDIC, Census Bureau, and many others. 

 

Timeline

Application
Season

Application
Deadline
(Early)

Application
Deadline
(Standard)

Student
Notification
(Early)

Student
Notification
(Standard)

Classes
Start
Start
Date

MONARCH
Students
Jul 2017

OPEN Nov 29, 2016 Jan 19, 2017 Jan 27, 2017 Feb 17, 2017  Jul 3, 2017 Jul 2017
(2017/Q4)

STEM
Students
Sep 2017

OPEN Nov 29, 2016 Jan 19, 2017 Jan 27, 2017 Feb 17, 2017 Sep 25, 2017 Sep 2017
(2018/Q1)