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    TLI's Mike Johnson cautions public about jump in phishing scams, correlated to COVID-19, when holiday shopping

    A tech company reports an increase in phishing attempts this month, believed to be associated with the increase in online shopping as a result of COVID-19 restrictions. TLI's Mike Johnson, director of the M.S. in Security Technologies (MSST) program, advises people to take extra caution when shopping online this year.

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    TLI Faculty Member Chosen to Sit on President-Elect Biden's COVID-19 Advisory Board

    Dr. Michael Osterholm, a member of the TLI faculty and director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, was selected by President-Elect Biden to sit on his newly-formed COVID-19 Advisory Board. He gave some insight into the board's goals and priorities to MPR on Tuesday.

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    Taking Care of Your Career: Professional Education in Uncertain Times

    In uncertain times such as these, furthering one’s professional growth may seem like a bridge too far. Anxiety about more immediate concerns can consume our thoughts. The financial health and prospects of our employers, the challenges of finding a new job in this environment, the uncertainty about what our workplaces and work lives will be like on the other side of the pandemic — these are all continuing sources of concern.

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    TLI's Mike Johnson cautions public about jump in phishing scams, correlated to COVID-19, when holiday shopping

    A tech company reports an increase in phishing attempts this month, believed to be associated with the increase in online shopping as a result of COVID-19 restrictions. TLI's Mike Johnson, director of the M.S. in Security Technologies (MSST) program, advises people to take extra caution when shopping online this year.

  • In the News

    TLI Faculty Member Chosen to Sit on President-Elect Biden's COVID-19 Advisory Board

    Dr. Michael Osterholm, a member of the TLI faculty and director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, was selected by President-Elect Biden to sit on his newly-formed COVID-19 Advisory Board. He gave some insight into the board's goals and priorities to MPR on Tuesday.

  • MOT students working and gathered together, looking at laptop screen

    Blog

    Taking Care of Your Career: Professional Education in Uncertain Times

    In uncertain times such as these, furthering one’s professional growth may seem like a bridge too far. Anxiety about more immediate concerns can consume our thoughts. The financial health and prospects of our employers, the challenges of finding a new job in this environment, the uncertainty about what our workplaces and work lives will be like on the other side of the pandemic — these are all continuing sources of concern.
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    Study ft. TLI Faculty Member Looks at Environmental Regulation, Reduction in Pollution and Competitiveness of Firms

    Alfred Marcus, Honeywell/Edson W. Spencer Chair in Strategic Management and MOT & MSST faculty member, collaborated with faculty and researchers across the country and globe to explore the relationship between environmental regulation and business management. The studies found no significant, generalized drop in profitability nor competitiveness among firms as a result of environmental regulations; in fact, many firms became even more competitive as a result of "technological improvements associated with their efforts to comply with the mandatory standards."

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    TLI's Mike Johnson on Cybersecurity Risks for Some Virtual Schools

    Mike Johnson, director of graduate studies for the M.S. in Security Technologies (MSST) program, spoke with a reporter about cybersecurity risks for virtual learning as educational institutions go virtual amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    TLI Faculty Member's Company Receives $1M Federal Grant From Defense Department

    RxFunction, whose CTO and co-founder is TLI faculty member Dr. Lars Oddsson, has been awarded a federal contract by the Department of Defense for rehabilitation research and development. The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Direct Phase II contract will fund the company's work on incorporating its Walkasins sensory neuroprosthetic technology into artificial limbs for active-duty military, veterans and civilians who have lower limb trauma and/or loss.

    Walkasins, manufactured by the medical device company RxFunction, are wearable sensory prosthetics for patients with balance problems such as peripheral neuropathy. In addition to serving as the company's CTO, Dr. Lars Oddsson co-invented and developed the patented technology. He teaches in our M.S. in Medical Device Innovation (MDI) program.

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