Serving all of Iowa through education, job opportunities

The Iowa Cyber Hub was cultivated by educators and industry professionals in Iowa to serve Iowa students, employees, managers, educators, and many more. The Iowa Cyber Hub was created to serve as a resource to Iowans who are interested in growing their knowledge and/or career in cybersecurity. With the countless opportunities for cybersecurity professionals, growth, and students in Iowa, the Iowa Cyber Hub is here to guide you through taking those next steps in your professional development.


News + Posts

Check out what the Cyber Hub has been up to and other Iowa cybersecurity news.

Podcast: Cybersecurity on the farm

Doug Jacobson was featured on the Successful Farming Podcast to discuss cybersecurity on the farm. Listen here:

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Iowa Bill Would Create Cyber Simulation Training Center

“The center, which would be located within the Iowa State University of Science and Technology, would focus on training different groups to prevent cyber attacks and deal with active threats.”[…]

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Americans are at higher risk of Russian cyberattacks after Ukraine invasion: What you should do right now

“Security professionals are urging Americans to take immediate steps to protect themselves from a higher risk of Russian cyberattacks after the invasion of Ukraine.” Read more:

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Connecting You to the Next Opportunity

Cybersecurity affects everyone. To get started, see how Iowans are connected to resources across the state.


Check out these resources to advance your cybersecurity knowledge and career while receiving support from several organizations in Iowa and beyond.


Looking for your next career move? These resources from Iowa and around the country can help you navigate your job search.


Resources from universities and cybersecurity organizations assist with educating students, staff and faculty on cybersecurity, its importance and its impact.


Use these resources to help secure your organization. Organizations from Iowa and the U.S. provide education materials, tax credit and more.

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Board of Advisors

Meet the people behind the Iowa Cyber Hub network. We invite all educators and industry businesses to be a part of our network. Contact us to learn how you can join our group.

MD Isley

Vice President of Academic Affairs, Des Moines Area Community College

Doug Jacobson

Executive Director, Iowa Cyber Hub
Director, Information Assurance Center
University Professor, Iowa State University

Dave Nelseon

Chief Executive Officer,
Pratum, Inc.

Contact us

We are dedicated to serving Iowans and securing the state. Send us a message with your resources, questions or interest in joining the Iowa Cyber Hub network.