Setting the Standard

in commercial Cyber Training & Education

Advanced, Hands-On Cyber Defense Training Featuring Live-Fire Simulation Training™

The Institute for Cybersecurity, powered by Regent University, is disrupting and transforming the cyber defense industry with world-class, commercially-available training featuring a state-of-the-art cyber platform delivering live-fire simulation training™ to develop your workforce. Whether it’s high-impact instructor-led cybersecurity training, executive workshops or cyber degree programs, Regent delivers. 

Cyber Defense Magazine 2019 INFOSEC award in Cyber Defense Training

Certified Cyber Practitioner Basic

AUGUST 19-23 | Register >

Certified Cyber Practitioner Intermediate

SEPTEMBER 9-13 | Register >

Certified Cyber Practitioner Advanced

JULY 22-27 | Register >

One-Day Executive Management Workshop

FRIDAY, AUGUST 16 | Register >

The Benefits of Cyber Range Training & Education

Protect Your Assets


Adaptable Live-Fire Simulation Training™
Web Defacement
Industrial Control System (ICS)
Adversary Simulation
Breach & Attack
Data Exfiltration

Develop Your Workforce Credentials


Industry Certifications

CCP™ – Regent’s Premier Certification
Basic | Intermediate | Advanced
Certified First Responder (CFR)

Manage Your Cyber Risk


Executive Workshops
Understand the Threat
Mitigate Risk
Measure Impact
Enhance Your Plan

Earn Your Degree


Regent Academic Programs: Associate, Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees


Named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education for the B.S. in Cybersecurity by the NSA and DHS

Why Cyber Training is Essential

Cyber Crime Costs $450 Billion Annually to the Global Economy

Are you and your organization equipped to protect your information, your reputation and your ability to swiftly counter impending threats? Regent is equipping a progressive cyber workforce to detect, investigate and respond rapidly to complex incidents across IT and industrial control networks.

Our world-class cybersecurity training center featuring our live-fire cyber range™ is strategically situated in Virginia Beach, Virginia, part of the East Coast’s epicenter of military presence. Every branch of the armed force is represented here, through 11 military installations. Our close proximity to both our Commonwealth’s and nation’s capital also affords access to the world’s leading technology and experts, and to a concerted commitment to awareness, education, protection, and preeminence in the cybersecurity arena.

Simulated Attacks in Hyper-Realistic Settings

What is a Cyber Range?

Regent’s live-fire cyber range™ simulates an organization’s local network and real-world Security Operations Center (SOC) by leveraging security, network and system tools to provide a safe, legal environment needed to gain hands-on cyber defense training. The range enables professionals, trainees and organizations to achieve outcome based training, simulate on-the-job experience and build team cohesion in order to solve complex cyber problems virtually from anywhere in the world.

The Regent Formula

Closing the Gap Between Theory & Practice

TeamExperiential live-fire simulation training™ led by dedicated experts to build your cyber proficiency.

Cyber RangeTrain on Regent’s  powerful and agile live-fire cyber range™

Demonstrate  proficiency in cyber defense using outcome-based tools, techniques and practices.

Advanced Theory

Outcome Based

Leadership Training

Academic Choices

Extraordinary Experts

Powerful Live-FireSimulation Training™

Executive Cyber Awareness Workshops

Award-Winning Degree Programs

Meet Our Dedicated Team

Stephanie L. Butts, M.S.

Stephanie L. Butts, MSc

Executive Director,
Institute for Cybersecurity

Stephanie’s IT career spans nearly two decades. She previously served as CIO and IT Program Manager at Norfolk Naval Shipyard and IT Director/IT Portfolio and Investment Management Under U.S. Fleet Forces Command, among other roles.

GIAC Security Leadership CertificationCDR Chip Sanford, USN, Ret. – MPA, GSLC

Institute for Cybersecurity

Chip served the Department of the Navy for 34 years, 23 years in uniform and another 11 as a Navy civilian. He has been intimately involved with combating the cyber threat to the Navy and DoD for over two decades.

Chip Sanford

Don Murdoch, GSE #99, MSISE, MBA, CISSPGIAC Security Expert

Associate Director, Cyber Range

Author of industry-impacting books including, “Blue Team Handbook: Incident Response Edition” and “Blue Team Handbook: SOC, SIEM, and Threat Hunting Use Cases: A Condensed Field Guide for the Security Operations Team (Volume 2),” Don as more than 20 years of IT and InfoSec world-class experience.

Industry Partnerships

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Burns McDonnell
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Virginia Cyber Alliance

Commercial Industries | Healthcare Providers | Government Agencies | Military

National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) for the B.S. in Cybersecurity