RMU Center for Cyber Research and Training

Customized Training

The RMU Center for Cyber Research and Training offers customized workforce training options and week-long workshops for companies, agencies, and organizations. Our experts teach employees effective strategies to:

  • maintain security and deter unauthorized access
  • detect cyber intrusions and act quickly to minimize harm
  • protect networks, legacy mainframes, and cloud computing
  • implement data control policies that still embrace new technology

The Center for Cyber Research and Training also shares best practices and techniques for gathering evidence from mobile devices for law enforcement investigations. Funded by a National Science Foundation grant, RMU has trained more than 50 faculties from other higher education institutions in the last two years in techniques and concepts of mobile forensics and security.

For more information on how the Center for Cyber Research and Training can help prepare your workforce to deal with cyber threats, contact:

  • Lawrence Tomei
    Director, RMU Center for Cyber Research and Training
    tomei@rmu.edu
    412-397-6229

Academic Programs

RMU offers bachelor's and master's degree programs in cybersecurity both online and on campus. The fully online professional certificate program emphasizes smartphone and other mobile technology.

Certificate in Mobile Forensics and Security
Recover evidence and learn to protect assets in smartphones, flash drives, cell phones, PDAs, GPS devices, and digital cameras.

B.S. in Cyber Forensics and Information Security
Detect and respond to network intrusions and learn best practices to prevent them, while mastering responsible resource use and risk management.

M.S. in Cyber Investigations and Intelligence
Cyber crimes are on the rise, increasing the demand for professionals with both technical and investigative expertise. This degree prepares cyber investigators to work at all levels of government and industry.

M.S. in Cyber Security and Information Assurance
Design and develop systems engineered to be reliable and secure, and to recognize and combat threats and vulnerabilities.

Cyber-Tech Women’s Symposium

Friday, April 12
Robert Morris University
Yorktown Hall Westinghouse Room

Registration Fee
Attendee $65 | Student $30
Registration covers attendance to all sessions, breakfast, and lunch

Sponsorship Opportunities Are Available
All Sponsorships include enrollment for 2 attendees to Symposium
Lunch Sponsor: $1500 | Breakfast Sponsor: $750
Pen & Pad or Bag: $700 | Break Sponsor: $500 | General Sponsor: $250

For more information and to register, visit cybertechwomen.com or contact Karen Paullet at paullet@rmu.edu or 412-397-6051

AFA Cyber CampRobert Morris University
Center for Cyber Research & Training (CCRT)
July 22-26, 2019

The camp begins at 9 AM and concludes at 3 PM Monday through Friday, except Monday, July 22nd for the early check-in period.  Lunch is provided during the designated breaks each day at no charge.  We will do our best to provide options; however, parents are encouraged to pack a lunch if concerned about their child’s dietary restrictions.

Arrival at RMU on Monday, July 22, 2019

Check-in is from 8:30 am to 9:00 am on Monday, July 22, 2019 at the Wheatley Center.  There will be a designated drop-off are in front of the Wheatley Center for students and parents, located at 410 Pennsylvania Ave., Moon Twp, 15108.  Please feel free to park in any of the nearby lots.  Parents may not shadow their child during any portion of the camp.

Upon arrival Monday, students should check in at the registration tables inside the Wheatley Center, where they will receive their workbook, camp t-shirt and other items.  Students will then be directed to The Wheatley Cafe on the same floor as registration.  Following breakfast and a few opening remarks, students will be escorted to their assigned University computing labs.

Lab Assignments and Student Pick-Up

Students will be assigned one of two Wheatley Center computing labs.  You will receive an email with your student’s computing lab assignment and directions to the building.  We will do our best to assign students to labs with their schoolmates as space allows.

The Wheatley Center will also be the location where your student will be picked up following the 3 pm dismissal, Monday through Friday, as well as their drop-off location Tuesday through Friday morning.

Note that students are expected to arrive prior to to the 9 am start on each of the five days.  Computer labs will open daily at 8:30 am.

Competition Day

On Friday, July 26th, students will use what they learned about cybersecurity in a team competition to win prizes for first, second and third place. Check back for your 2019 Printable Program Agenda. We wish to thank University of Pittsburgh for hosting RMU’s satellite location.  

If you are unable to commit to all five day of this weeklong camp, it is important that you email balitski@rmu or afacamp@pitt.edu to cancel your registration.