Cybersecurity for the extraordinary

CACR provides a suite of services to organizations that have cybersecurity needs which commodity solutions cannot fully address. Our clients have included NSF Large Facilities and projects, DOD programs, port facilities, state and territorial government entities, universities, and others.


Mission-focused, holistic, actionable cybersecurity assessments for decision-makers 

PACT assessments: PACT cybersecurity assessments focus on mission success, not checklist compliance. They deliver actionable recommendations for operational personnel, and lay out strategic priorities for leadership. The PACT methodology is collaborative and non-invasive. It was developed by CACR subject matter experts for the US Navy, and has been successfully applied in diverse operational environments.

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Cybersecurity compliance consulting focused on research environments 

SecureMyResearch: provides researchers with consulting and resources to help you protect research data and comply with cybersecurity requirements in grants, contracts, and data use agreements. 

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Training and education

Management-oriented, actionable cybersecurity training with a focus on the mission 

Cybersecurity for Leadership (C4L): Mission-focused, management-oriented cybersecurity training for organizational leadership. C4L focuses on key cybersecurity program enablers of mission alignment, governance, resourcing, and controls based on the Trusted CI Framework.

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A practical, actionable approach to understand and navigate your organization’s policy landscape.

Navigating Organizational Policy (PATHFINDER): Developed for and first conducted at Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division, this training is designed to train individuals (“policy navigators”) about the basics of organizational policy. In this full-day training, participants will learn fundamental, doable strategies for engaging with organizational policy, including rules of thumb, simple tips, tricks, and gotchas. The morning module focuses primarily on lecture and Q&A. In the afternoon, the format shifts to working through real-world and simulated examples and scenarios.

Other IU-led cybersecurity services

GlobalNOC: world-class, carrier-grade support in network design, monitoring, operations, engineering, and software development for research and education

OmniSOC: 24/7/365 collaborative security operations center for higher education and research OmniSOC delivers high-quality, highly usable alerts resulting in focused and fast mitigation

REN-ISAC: The Research and Education Networks Information Sharing and Analysis Center

Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research

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