The Rutgers Center for Information Assurance (RUCIA) is chartered to advance education, foster applied research, and serve as a liaison between Rutgers University and industry and government in the Information Assurance practice and related disciplines. RUCIA aims to establish a national reputation and leadership role in the areas of information assurance, information systems, computer security, systems reliability, data mining and national security. In 2008, RU has been evaluated and certified by the Information Assurance Courseware Evaluation (IACE) Program that RU courseware meets all of the elements of the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) National Training Standards for Information Systems Security (INFOSEC) Professionals, NSTISSI No. 4011 and System Administrators (SA), CNSSI No. 4013 Entry Level.