Gannon University President Keith Taylor announced the university will offer new majors in cyber-engineering and cybersecurity. The programs will be housed in a new building named IHACK, an acronym for the Institute of Health and Cyber Knowledge.
The building will feature a security-controlled hacking lab, cyber defense lab, engineering labs, secure data center and two floors of flexible space to house external industry partners.
Students in the cyber programs will earn experience in IT security, mobile security and implementation, ethical hacking, cyber information security, data security, information assurance, server and cloud security.
Graduates will be able to use their skills in a variety of career fields, including health care, hardware and software design, security services, secure data storage and security communication.