Cyber Infrastructure Protection Innovation Center

Bridging the public and private sectors to protect mission-critical infrastructure.

The Cyber Infrastructure Protection Innovation Center (CIPIC) team defends mission-critical infrastructure from cybersecurity threats. Our work is mission-driven and brings a deep understanding of operational technology and persistent threats posed by adversaries.

We operate at the intersection of government and industry to inform strategic and tactical decision making, develop new capabilities, and deter adversaries.

Our capabilities include:

  • Operational technology (OT) and industrial control systems (ICS)
  • Cyber-physical systems
  • Cyber vulnerability/resiliency/risk assessments
  • Defensive technologies
  • Operational deception
  • Advanced threats
  • Cyber situational understanding
  • Cyber command and control
Focus Areas


Achieving secure cyber systems is a collaborative effort.

Focus Areas

Homeland Security  

MITRE and our partners in industry, academia, and government are pioneering together to enhance secure systems and protect our critical infrastructure.