Center for Information Assurance Research and Education

Anderson's Dr. Rich Brody Discusses Red Collar Crime on Easy Prey Podcast

"Accounting doesn'’'t sound like a sexy career choice. How about forensic accounting and getting to work with the FBI and Secret Service? Now that’s getting interesting. White-collar crime is typically committed by business or government professionals that engage in fraud, insider trader, embezzlement, or cybercrime. It can destroy companies, individuals, and families. What happens when a murder occurs during these cases?"

Listen to Dr. Brody on Red Collar Crime.

Anderson, SNL Host Air Force Association's CyberPatriot Program

Sandia National Laboratories and UNM’s Anderson School of Management are teaming up to provide a weeklong program designed to teach high school students about cybersecurity and help with the Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot program from July 13 through July 17.

Anderson's Dr. Rich Brody Featured in True Crime Podcast

From WGN Radio, "[o]n this episode of TRUE CRIME with Kathryn Lake and Kelly Richmond Pope, Bill Kresse rides shot-gun the whole show. To kick off the show, convicted white-collar cyber criminal who was once on the U.S. Secret Service Most Wanted List, Brett Johnson, calls in and give us some insight on the Capital One Data breach. After that, Kelly talks with Richard Brody about red-collar crime and dive into what red-collar crime entails." To listen to the episode, visit

UNM Re-designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education and Research through 2022.

Dr. Steve Burd (center) receives CAE certificates in Huntsville, Alabama. The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have designated The University of New Mexico as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) and Research (CAE-R) through academic year 2022. Dr. Steve Burd received UNM's certificates during the National Cyber Security Summit in Huntsville, Alabama in June. Learn more about the Information Assurance Program.

SFS Scholarship Applications Accepted for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021

The UNM Information Assurance Scholarship for Service (SFS) program is funded through a National Science Foundation grant to provide scholarships to complete a Master's degree in information assurance (IA). The purpose of the Scholarship for Service (SFS) program is to educate outstanding students in information assurance and move them into related careers with the U.S. government CyberCorps®. Learn more...