GCU's Cyber Center of Excellence

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Welcome to our Cyber Range. Please visit the CCE @ 57-331!

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Grand Canyon University

3300 W Camelback Rd

Phoenix, Arizona 85017

Building 57-331


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Steven Faulkner, an Arizona native, is the Coordinator of GCU's CCE and is an Adjunct Instructor. Steven is a GCU alum and earned a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with an Emphasis in Cyber Security (2019). Steven has over sixteen years of experience as a network administrator with several non-profit organizations.

Joseph Urbaszewski (Joe Urbz) leads the CCE as a Cyber Range Coordinator at GCU and serves as an Adjunct Instructor. His nearly 30 years of education experience in both the private and public sector. Joe holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Roosevelt University as well as K-12 CTE teaching certificates in Arizona and California for media production, IT, and cybersecurity.

The CCE promotes ethical cyber behaviors by providing access to penetration testing and Security Operations Center (SOC) tools for the purpose of safeguarding digital networks.

This platform serves as a central location for those who wish to enhance their cybersecurity expertise, including learners, community members, and technology professionals. This collaborative space promotes innovation in STEM, crucial for nurturing the next wave of cyber professionals.

The CCE is at the forefront of advancing cyber technology and skills through relationships with top industry organizations.

CCE & Grand Canyon University Cyber Programs

Our fantastic CCE Student  Team. Check our Instagram for their profiles.

Eyoel, Lana, Edu, Allie, Yohann, John, & Clarissa

The GCU Cyber Center of Excellence (CCE) supports GCU's two academic programs recognized by the NSA as Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense. These programs are offered both online and on our campus in Phoenix, Arizona, and ensure the rigor and content needed for graduates to pursue careers in cybersecurity. 

Bachelor of Science - Information Technology with an emphasis in Cybersecurity

Bachelor of Science - Cybersecurity

For more information about GCU's CAE designation, read more here.