Cybersecurity Advisory Council

The Cybersecurity Advisory Council (CSAC) was created after the Information Assurance Center—now CyIO—and the Information Technology Services at Iowa State University partnered to address the increased complexity of security, the growing demand for security and to educate the workforce. The CSAC guides CyIO and ITS when improving the security posture on campus. More specifically, the CSAC enhances cybersecurity research education and outreach missions of Iowa State University.

Operational Scope

  • Identify and acknowledge emerging cyber threats and trends
  • Provide input in security curriculum on K-12, undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Suggest security outreach efforts
  • Give insight and guidance on new and emerging research opportunities
  • Guide the state-wide cybersecurity test bed
  • Advise best practices for cyber security across campus


Fall 2023October 11, 2023
Spring 2023March 29, 2023
Spring 2022March 30, 2022
Fall 2021October 6, 2021
Spring 2021March 31, 2021
Fall 2020October 7, 2020
Spring 2020April 4, 2020
Fall 2019October 9, 2019
Agendas are hyperlinked to meeting dates.