Cybersecurity Club

Detroit Mercy cybersecurity club students sitting together in Briggs 217

About the Detroit Mercy Cybersecurity Club

Open to all majors, the Detroit Mercy Cybersecurity Club, sponsored by the Detroit Chapter of ISACA, is an opportunity for students to delve deeper into computers and cybersecurity by exploring topics including:

  • Network security
  • Digital forensics
  • Penetration testing
  • Secure coding
  • Cryptography
  • Reverse engineering

The goal of the Cybersecurity Club is help students take the knowledge they have learned from their classes and help them apply this knowledge to better prepare them for internships and full-time jobs. The club also participates in cybersecurity competitions, including the ISACA Detroit Chapter Cybersecurity Scholarship Case Competition and the National Cyber League, presented by Cyber Skyline.


Club Officers

The Detroit Mercy Cybersecurity Club holds annual elections for officers. To self-nominate, send an email to Gregory Laidlaw at and Anne Kohnke at The Cybersecurity Club officers for Academic Year 2021-2022 are:

  • Faculty Advisors: Gregory Laidlaw, DMIT, CISSP, C|EH and Anne Kohnke, Ph.D., Cybersecurity & Information Systems Department, CLAE
  • President: Thomas Mueller
  • Vice President and Secretary: Nathan Wodwaski

If you would like more information about the cybersecurity club, contact Thomas Mueller at