USM is building Maine's First Cyber Security Laboratory.

As a shared and secure testing and evaluation environment, it will allow private and public entities to refine their technology infrastructures and code on the fly, help them to clearly identify theircompetitive advantage by testing their products against some of the most advanced cyber security products in the world, including testing and evaluating products from major global vendors before installing these products in their infrastructure, and help entrepreneurs define the true commercialization potential of their innovations prior to approaching investors.