Carnegie Mellon University CyLab brings together experts from a variety of disciplines across the university to collaborate on cutting-edge research and educate the next generation of security and privacy professionals. Everything we do is fueled by our passion to create a world in which technology can be trusted.

  • Top-ranked programs

    For the third consecutive year, Carnegie Mellon University has earned the top spot in U.S. News and World Report’s Undergraduate Cybersecurity Program ranking
  • World-class faculty

    CyLab comprises more than 35 core faculty and over 100 affiliated faculty, fostering collaboration between departments across Carnegie Mellon University
  • Prolific researchers

    CyLab’s researchers have published more than 400 security and privacy research studies in the past five years
  • Champions

    Seven-time DEF CON Capture-the-Flag winners, DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge winners, DEF CON Crack-Me-If-You-Can winners, MITRE Cybersecurity Competition winners

What is CyLab?