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Institute for Pervasive Cybersecurity


Cybersecurity is never simply a matter of hardware or software. The field is intrinsically complex, and Boise State is currently developing numerous areas of research emphasis to advance cybersecurity for Idaho, the region and the nation.

Our research specializations accordingly span from the highly technical to the nuances of the human psyche, including:

  • Cryptography
  • Cyber/physical systems
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Machine Learning /Artificial Intelligence
  • Risk Management
  • Data Analytics and analysis
  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
  • Energy policy
  • Voting systems
  • Resiliency
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Security Personnel Management / Operations
  • And so much more

Cybersecurity Research in the News