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Welcome to the Cybersecurity & Information Systems Guide

Welcome!  This guide provides access to resources for your library research.  The tabs above contain links to the databases and the the library catalog to search for journal articles, books, and ebooks.

If you need assistance, contact me for research consultations: werdeljc@udmercy.edu or call 313-993-1071.

Vehicle Cybersecurity Institute

Metro-Detroit Regional Vehicle Cybersecurity Institute

Detroit Mercy recently received a $1.12-million grant from the Department of Defense to establish the Metro-Detroit Regional Vehicle Cybersecurity Institute, a regional-based cybersecurity consortium.  The curriculum is designed to expand the cybersecurity engineering workforce through an applied curriculum developed with automotive and government partners. It will include degrees and certificates ranging from the high school level to the graduate level.

Read more about the grant here: https://www.udmercy.edu/about/news/articles/2021/07-14-viceroy-grant.php

Executive Order on Improving the Nation's Cybersecurity

Executive Order on Improving the Nation's Cybersecurity

"On May 12, President Biden signed Executive Order 14208: Improving the Nation's Cybersecurity to support our nation’s cybersecurity and protect the critical infrastructure and Federal Government networks underlying our nation’s economy and way of life." The order includes sections on:

  • Removing Barriers to Sharing Threat Information
  • Modernizing Federal Government Cybersecurity
  • Enhancing Software Supply Chain Security
  • Establishing a Cyber Safety Review Board
  • Standardizing the Federal Government's Playbook for Responding to Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities and Incidents
  • Improving Detection fo Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities and Incidents on Federal Government Networks and
  • Improving the Federal Government's Investigative and Remediation Capabilities

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