CSSI Profile

The Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)/Missouri University of Science and Technology (S&T) Cyber Security Sciences Institute (CSSI) is a sub-institute of the Information Science and Technology Institute (ISTI) in LANL's National Security Education Center. The primary facility housing CSSI is the export-controlled Natural Computation Laboratory (NC-LAB) facility in the Department of Computer Science at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T), formerly University of Missouri-Rolla (UMR). Since its founding in May 2013, CSSI's research mission has been to create a solid scientific foundation for cyber security research and employ computational intelligence to build robust solutions on that foundation to solve real-world cyber security problems. In particular, CSSI focuses on creating advanced reusable platform technologies which can address emergent problems in the cyber security domain.

CSSI Research Thrusts

Currently CSSI has two research thrusts, namely: