Center for Information Safety and Security

The first line of defense for your data

In the 21st century your data is under attack. At the center for information safety and security our focus is on cyber security, cyber crime, and digital forensics.

The Center for Information Safety and Security is a multi-disciplinary organization focused on cyber and information security providing education, research, consulting, and community service.

The Department of Information Technology leads the Center in collaboration with Criminal Justice, Forensic Science Institute, and Mathematics and Statistics.

Radford University has been designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security.


  1. New portal to enhance the Highlander digital experience »


    Radford University is excited to introduce OneCampus, a modern, mobile-friendly online portal that will streamline the way users access and connect with many of the University’s campus services.

  2. Information Technology becomes integral part of Finance and Administration »


    Radford University’s Division of Information Technology will become an integral part of the Division of Finance and Administration. The mission and function of the Division of Information Technology will remain unchanged; however, a new organizational framework is being implemented consistent with many other higher education institutions in the Commonwealth of Virginia and across the nation.

  3. Radford University celebrates the accomplished career and dedicated service of chief information officer »


    Following an accomplished career spanning five decades, Radford University is celebrating the dedicated service of Danny M. Kemp, Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, who recently announced his retirement effective June 24, 2020.

  4. Connie Leathers: A lifetime educator »


    As a lifetime educator, Connie's journey is having an impact on peoples’ lives of all ages – from elementary school students to college students. In her current role, as an IT Support Specialist, she continues teaching, just to a different audience: Radford University faculty and staff.

  5. Graduate students celebrated in hooding ceremony »


    More than 250 Radford University graduate students were hooded in a special ceremony inside of the Dedmon Center on May 4 surrounded by their family, friends, professors and mentors.

  6. Students, professors share experiences with local media »


    Students and professors share experiences with local media.

  7. Cyber Defense team wards off hackers, qualifies for regionals »


    Radford University’s Cyber Defense Club has qualified for a spot in the regional finals of the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition.