Cybersecurity Education and Research Center (CERC)


Cybersecurity Opportunities Q&A with Mr Tyrone Wilson  (Founder,Cover6 Solutions)  

Thursday Sept 24, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Meeting ID: 362 704 1701 (Passcode: 1ESKwR)

Cybersecurity Education and Research Center (CERC)

The Cybersecurity Education and Research Center (CERC) was created as an academic-public-private partnership in the Howard University School of Business to develop cybersecurity professionals, conduct research, and support outreach to underserved communities.


  • Create a pipeline of diverse cybersecurity talent with the required business and technical skills.
  • Deliver innovative inter-disciplinary cybersecurity research programs and thought leadership.
  • Create partnerships and programs to support cybersecurity workforce development in underserved communities.   

Focus Areas

The HU Cyber Center is focused on four key areas:

  • Research Leadership - working directly with partners to address cyber security challenges (Cyber Risk, AI, Health IT, and Data Analytics).
  • Student Development – through the Cybersecurity Analyst Concentration, Certificate and Internship programs.
  • Workforce Development - through extra-curricular hands-on workshops, certification programs, and industry partner engagements.  
  • Cyber Lab -  Hands on training and collaboration center for cybersecurity skills development. 

Meet the Team

The CERC is part of the HU School of Business under Dean Wilbon with the following staff:

  • Director & Associate Dean - Dr. Rajni Goel (
  • Program Manager – Robert Burke (

Contact Us

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