Center for Research in Information Security and Privacy


The Center for Research in Security and Privacy (CRISP) is a focal point for research in cyber security and privacy conducted in various departments at Georgia State University.

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Balasubramaniam Ramesh
Distinguished University Professor
Board of Advisors Professor of Computer Information Systems
Chair, Department of Computer Information Systems
J. Mack Robinson College Of Business
Georgia State University,
35 Broad St. NW, Suite 930
Atlanta, GA 30302.

Members of the center include faculty in the Department of Computer Information Systems in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business; the departments of Computer Science, Psychology, Mathematics and Statistics and Communication in the College of Arts & Sciences; and the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. The primary goals of the center are to support interdisciplinary research in cybersecurity and privacy, and to enhance educational programs offered at Georgia State University in these areas.

The center is dedicated to research that seeks to understand and help shape the complex development, use and social effects of emerging cybersecurity technologies and policies. It will serve to generate research ideas, programmatic outcomes and a pipeline of top-notch researchers. The center seeks to promote world-leading, multidisciplinary research across computer information systems, criminology, computer science, psychology, communication and law through dynamic connections with academia, industry and government.