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The International Cybersecurity Center of Excellence – INCS-CoE

An international collaboration to address today’s and tomorrow’s most pressing cyber challenges
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INCS-CoE Vision

The Vision of the INCS-CoE is to work together in multi-stakeholder environment of Government-Private-Academia collaboration chartered by institutions representing three nations, the USA, the UK, and Japan and creating the environment for collaboration efforts where people meet and work together.

INCS-CoE Mission

The Mission of INCS-CoE is to pioneer efforts worldwide to address challenges created by the growing borderless digital society.  Understanding that a single nation-state or one organization will not be able to solve the challenges on its own, the INCS-CoE will start with universities and grow to an academic-government-private collaboration.

UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski was the first of the six Charter Institution Presidents to ratify the INCS-CoE Charter Agreement at a ceremony at UMBC on April 30, 2019. The INCS-CoE was formally launched as part of the 8th International Cybersecurity Symposium at Keio University on July 11, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan.
UMBC Provost Philip Rous and UMBC Vice President for Research Karl V. Steiner joined colleagues for the INCS-CoE signing ceremony by Alice Gast, President of Imperial College London (center) Paul Layzell, Principal of Royal Holloway University of London (left), and Joseph Aoun, President of Northeastern University (right) at Imperial College London on June 28, 2019 in London, U.K..
The INCS-CoE Board met at Keio University in Tokyo, Japan on July 8-11, 2019.
From Left: Kazuo Noguchi, Keio – Executive Director; Karl V. Steiner, UMBC; Keith Mayes, Royal Holloway; Satoru Tezuka, Keio – Chair; David Luzzi, Northeastern – Vice-Chair; Chris Hankin, Imperial College; Koji Okamura, Kyushu.