The Center for Cybersecurity helps coordinate and catalog Bradley University’s research on various cybersecurity-related topics, such as behavioral security research, ethics, privacy, and anonymity.

Current research that falls under the scope of the Center for Cybersecurity consist of:

  • Security assessment methodology, performance, and findings
  • Use of technology to enhance security, privacy, and anonymity
  • Development of pedagogy for cybersecurity education
  • Examining laws related to security, privacy, and anonymity
  • Development of a best practices guide for cybersecurity

Featured Research

Young, J.A., & Farshadkhah, S. (2022) “Teaching Cybersecurity Incident Response Using the Backdoors & Breaches Tabletop Exercise Game,” Cybersecurity Pedagogy and Practice Journal (1)1, 4-17.

Young, J.A., Courtney, J.F., Bennett, R.J., Ellis, T.S., & Posey, M.C. (2021) “The Impact of Anonymous, Two-Way, Computer-Mediated Communication on Perceived Whistleblower Credibility,” Information Technology & People (34)3, 1119-1151.

Young, J.A., Smith, T.J., & Zheng, S.H. (2020) “Call Me BIG PAPA: Extending Mason’s Information Ethics Framework to Big Data,” Journal of the Midwest Association for Information Systems (2020)2.

Young, J.A. (2020) “The Development of a Red-Teaming Course,” Journal of Information Systems Education (31)3.

Smith, T. J. (2020). Haystack in a Hurricane: Mandated Disclosure and the Sectoral Approach to the Right to Privacy. Yale Journal on Regulation, 37, 25.

Young, J.A., Biros, D.P., Schuetzler, R.M., Smith, T.J., Stephens, P.R., Syler, R.A., & Zheng, S.H. (2020) “When Programs Collide – A Panel Report on the Competing Interests of Analytics and Security,” Communications of the Association for Information Systems (46)5, 584-602.

Marcum, T.M. & Young, J.A. (2020) “Defining the Whistleblower: The Digital Realty Case and Proposed Legislation,” Richmond Journal of Law & Technology (26)3.

Marcum, T.M. & Young, J.A. (2019) “Blowing the Whistle in the Digital Age: Are You Really Anonymous? The Perils and Pitfalls of Anonymity in Whistleblowing Laws,” DePaul University Business & Commercial Law Journal (17)1, 1-38.