• Foster collaboration among researchers from multiple academic disciplines to collaboratively develop solutions to complex cybersecurity and digital trust issues.
• Prepare the next generation of workers, scholars and leaders to develop robust and effective cyber trust solutions.
• Partner with other educational institutions, government, military and industry to identify emerging cybersecurity issues and find ways to address those needs through research, education and collaboration.
Hesham El-Gamal, chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Helen Patton, Ohio State’s Chief Information Security Officer, will serve as interim co-directors of the institute. The Office of Research will provide initial oversight and resourcing.