Carnegie Mellon CyLab Will Partner with Hyogo Institute to Offer a New Information Security Degree Program in Japan

June 07, 2005

Carnegie Mellon University President Jared L. Cohon will lead a contingent of academic officials attending a ceremony June 7 in Japan to announce a program designed to make this Pacific Rim nation a research and education hub for information security.

Beginning in the fall of 2005, Carnegie Mellon CyLab Japan, in collaboration with the Japanese government, will offer a Master of Science in Information Technology – Information Security track in Kobe, Japan, according to Pradeep K. Khosla, co-founder of Carnegie Mellon CyLab and dean of Carnegie Mellon's College of Engineering.

Khosla said the new CyLab venture into Japan underscores Carnegie Mellon's growing leadership in the area of Internet security research and education.