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The Evolution of Cyber Security

How do you stay on top of changes in a field that is constantly evolving? Part of the answer is to know where it’s come from and anticipate where it’s going. The evolution of cyber security has happened rapidly. In just thirty years it has gone from nonexistence to one of the hottest industries out […]

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NSF Grant Awarded to School of Business

Local governments can be attractive targets for cyber criminals who might be looking for citizen data such as social security numbers or, even worse, trying to disrupt plugged in and networked public systems–think water supply or traffic lights. Help is on the way for city and county public agencies that are increasingly threatened by cyberattacks. […]

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Rich Klimoski Outlines Goals as New Director of Faculty Research

Rich Klimoski, area chair for management, will be assuming an additional responsibility as the academic year begins: director of faculty research for the School of Business. In announcing the new initiative, Dean Sarah Nutter said, “I’m pleased that Rich has agreed to take on this new role, which serves to reinforce my commitment to building […]

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School of Business Shares Provost Award

A $5,000 award from the Provost will help fund a day-long cybersecurity conference for an audience of small- and mid-sized business executives interested in understanding and addressing cybersecurity issues. Mark Troutman, director, Center for Infrastructure Protection & Homeland Security, represents the School of Business on the project, which is headed by Jody Keenan of the […]

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Using a Cyber Security Degree in Healthcare

With the growing use of technology in healthcare, the security risks to patients’ sensitive, personal information are also growing. The healthcare industry is in need of cyber security experts to maintain electronic healthcare documents, as well as transition older practices from paper documentation to electronic documentation. The new generation of professionals with a cyber security […]

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