Ohio Cyber Range Institute

OHIO CYBER RANGE INSTITUTE

UNLOCKING POTENTIAL,

SECURING THE FUTURE

Improving Cybersecurity for the Citizens of Ohio

Sponsored by the Ohio Department of Higher Education, the Ohio Adjutant General's Department office of the Ohio National Guard, and headquartered at the University of Cincinnati, the Ohio Cyber Range Institute will support collaborative cybersecurity programs across Ohio. The goal of the OCRI is to advance an integrated approach to cybersecurity education, workforce, and economic development in cyber-related fields throughout the state.

K12 Engagement

Engaging and Connecting K12 teachers and students through formal classes, camps, and events.

Higher Education Workforce Development

Engaging and connecting higher education students and instructors through shared course content and events. 

Practitioner Workforce Development

Building pathways for adult learners including veterans and increasing awareness

across the state. 

Research

Connecting researchers in academia and industry together through shared resources and collaborative events.

Industry Engagement

Connecting talent, research, and resources to careers and industry development in Ohio.

Cyber Exercises

Statewide engagement at all levels through fun, competitive events. 

EDUCATION MODULES

Packaged lesson plans and materials developed and tested by the

OCRI community. 

PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Get involved with the OCRI by attending and participating in our state-wide events. 

COLLABORATORS

Meet our partners and learn how to collaborate with the Ohio Cyber Range Institute

MAKING AN

IMPACT

Leveraging UC's existing virtual environment, a new nimble, secure, high-performance virtual environment was created with the capacity to replicate a wide variety of network configurations to education and practice Cybersecurity. 

Meet The Team

Hazem Said, PhD

Co-Director, OCRI

Head, School of Information Technology 

Richard Harknett, PhD

Co-Director, OCRI

Head, Department of Political Science

Marc Cahay, PhD

Co-Director, OCRI

Head, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Rebekah Michael

Executive Staff Director, OCRI

Assistant Professor Educator, School of Information Technology

Executive Committee Partner

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