UNO Cyber Center (UNOCC)
Board of Regents Approved
Research Areas: The UNO Cyber Center (UNOCC) is dedicated to research and instruction in the broad area of Information Assurance (IA). The UNOCC has several interrelated missions, including facilitating interaction between government, industry, and academia to perform cutting edge research in IA, attracting federal funding to support these research efforts, attracting and retaining highly-qualified students, staff, and faculty, and workforce development through creation of specialized training opportunities. The Center also develops outreach programs to increase awareness of opportunities in IA in a number of communities, from high school students to entrepreneurs. Finally, the UNOCC will provide a development environment where, in collaboration with industry and government agencies, research ideas in IA are grown into real-world security tools to be used in daily practice.
Areas of Expertise: The primary research agenda of the UNOCC includes development of state-of-the-art, high-performance tools for digital forensics investigation, reverse engineering, techniques for analysis and mitigation of malware, secure programming, and research in spatio-temporal information systems for homeland security.
Special Research Capabilities: The UNOCC laboratories include state-of-the-art computer equipment running a wide variety of open source and commercial software for digital investigation, reverse engineering, and the analysis of malicious software, in addition to specialized equipment such hard drive analyzers and clean room facilities.