UMass Amherst has a world-class faculty performing leading-edge research in all areas of cybersecurity, ranging from privacy and anonymity to digital forensics, security on computers, the web, and across the Internet.
The research done here impacts the world. Technology developed at UMass Amherst has been incorporated by Microsoft, improving the security of millions of computers around the world today. Digital forensics tools developed here are used by law enforcement in all fifty states and around the world to track down Internet criminals.
UMass Amherst's School of Computer Science is consistently ranked as one of the top cybersecurity programs in the country, offering a concentration in Security and Privacy, and the opportunity to do research with leading faculty in the area. Graduates from this program are highly sought by employers throughout Massachusetts and the nation.