CCIS Center for Cyber and Information Security at Gjøvik University College opens today

Researchers, managers, and other experts in information security gather today to officially celebrate the opening of CCIS, the Center for Cyber and Information Security at HiG.

CCIS comprises partners from energy, defence, academia, public administration, police, IT consulting, and telecommunications.

The centre will undertake actions towards:

  • Building research capacity and research groups at top level internationally in disciplines that are relevant for our partners and for Norway.
  • Providing training and study programs of high quality and with great societal relevance.
  • Contributing to Norway’s international collaboration where partners can participate and apply their knowledge and expertise.
  • Helping to increase the recruitment of students and researchers for the Norwegian education and training in security and for research environments.
  • Contributing to the long term competence development strategy and research and education strategy.
  • Cooperating with and contributing to organizations whose mission is to inform and raise awareness about security.
  • Strengthening cooperation, exchanging knowledge,  and sharing of skills among sectors, among application/innovation environments, among academic institutions, and among national and international projects, centres and organizations.
  • Becoming a knowledge and expertise node in Europe’s ability to compete for international research funding.

 

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