About

The CyberSecurity Research Center (CSRC) at Herkimer County Community College is the result of collaborate work of the criminal justice faculty, college administration, community members and the criminal justice advisory board. The CSRC primary mission is to engage in directed applied research that has real world application for various communities of interest, raise awareness and promote education in the field of CyberSecurity.

Our Mission

To assist in maintaining a cutting edge criminal justice program at Herkimer County Community College; to conduct research and training for small and mid-sized businesses in the field of CyberSecurity and Information Assurance; to conduct research and training to enhance and strengthen the utilization of technology in rural law enforcement through the resources at Herkimer County Community College; and to provide resources to foster interaction between government, industry and academia in the field of CyberSecurity.

Goal

To act as a hub of education, training, and information for small and mid-sized regional businesses and rural law enforcement. The Center will act as a catalyst for the exchange of information, techniques, and strategies for managing risks associated with cybercrime, computer fraud, and economic crime. Provide opportunities for training and testing relating to workforce development, including industry certification training and civil service prep courses.

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Student Objectives

The Center fosters a dynamic learning environment that positions graduates to continue their education in fields of criminal justice, economic crime investigations, crime analysis, forensic investigations, and CyberSecurity.

This is done in part by:

  • Coordinating internships to students;
  • Assisting faculty in staying current on trends within various fields of study and assist in identifying content that might best address those trends;
  • Identify opportunities to bring in outside resources, such as guest speakers to broaden the educational experience of student.

Community Objectives

  • The Center will act as a hub of education, training, and information for rural law enforcement, small and mid-sized regional business;
  • Provide training and testing opportunities relating to workforce development, including industry certification training and civil service prep courses;
  • The Center will act as a catalyst for the exchange of information, techniques, and strategies for managing risks associated with cybercrime, computer fraud, and economic crime;