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Located at Indiana University, the Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research (CACR) was established in 2003 to provide the nation with leadership in applied cybersecurity technology, education, and policy guidance. Fundamental to CACR's mission is to properly balance public needs, homeland security concerns, and individual privacy rights. The center has been named an NSA and DHS National Center of Academic Excellence in both Information Assurance Education and Information Assurance Research.

CACR is distinctive in interweaving technical and policy expertise, and draws on Indiana University's wide range of scholarly expertise in computer science, informatics, accounting and information systems, criminal justice, law, organizational behavior, public policy, and other disciplines, and the extensive practical experience in cybersecurity of its operational units.