About Us

Security and Forensics Engineering (SAFE) Lab is founded and directed by Dr. Irfan Ahmed in the Department of Computer Science at the College of Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University.

The lab focuses on a broad field of Cybersecurity including the following research areas:

The lab is fully-equipped with Desktop computers, laboratory-scale ICS testbeds of several vendors (including GE, Mitsubishi, Allen-Bradley, Siemens, Schneider Electric, Omron, WAGO, and AutomationDirect), 3D printers, and access to a data center of high-performance computing infrastructure.

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