Cyber SMART provides its Members with research solutions covering the full spectrum of cyber including:

  • Distributed ledger technology and standards
  • Secure information systems
  • Artificial intelligence (AI) including its intersection with neuroscience and neurotech, human biometrics, machine learning, and biologically-inspired algorithms
  • Cybersecurity and secure communications
  • Open Economy, Open Banking and financial services technology
  • Media forensics
  • Digital humanities with specific expertise in the psychology and behavioral science
  • Supply chain and providence management  
  • Decentralized identities for establishing self-sovereign identity, and verifiable credentials for datasets and physical assets
  • Digital identity
  • U.S. and international cyber law/regulation,
  • Data protection and privacy
  • Digital forensics and fraud investigation including partnerships with the St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit in Indiana and the FBI

Cyber SMART collapses the traditional discipline silos and brings together all relevant expertise and perspectives to undertake comprehensive cyber research and training. The Center does this by coordinating, synthesizing, and holistically applying multi-discipline expertise. This approach and the Center’s unique skill-set significantly increases the depth and breadth of research that can be undertaken. This is a game-changer in:

  • Providing highly-relevant, timely, and actionable cyber research to Member organizations to shape their operations
  • Expanding the research opportunities available to faculty and students in a range of disciplines
  • The educative impact in shaping curricula, training, policy, standards, and regulation