Dr. Clifford Benedict

Dr. Clifford Benedict

Director of Cyber Labs

Cybersecurity, Computer Science

Dr. Clifford Benedict (D.Sc.) is the Director of the Cyber Labs and Assistant Cybersecurity Professor at Capitol Technology University. Dr. Benedict brings a wealth of expertise, holding a Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Computer Engineering, a Master of Science in Computer Information Systems, and a Doctor of Science in Cybersecurity, with a focus on the application of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in security contexts.

With an impressive track record spanning more than two and a half decades, Dr. Benedict has excelled in infrastructure management, architecture design, cybersecurity, machine learning, software development, integration, implementation, and process enhancement. His consulting experience includes reputable organizations such as Apple, PayPal, SAP, CareFirst, Cigna, JPMorgan Chase, Symantec, Boeing, US Space Force, US Navy, and more.


Areas of Expertise:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Computer Science
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Software Engineering



  • DSc, Cybersecurity, Capitol Technology University
  • MS, Computer Information Systems, Pace University
  • BS, Electronics and Computer Engineering


  • Member, Military Cyber Professionals Association (MCPA)
  • Member, InfraGard National Members Alliance
  • Vice Flotilla Commander (VFC), US Coast Guard Auxiliary