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    TLI's Mike Johnson Discusses Android vs iPhone security

    TLI's Mike Johnson spoke with reporters from Barron's about the debate over Android versus iPhone security, arguing that iOS is more secure for several reasons. Johnson is the director of graduate studies for the M.S. in Security Technologies, as well as the James J. Renier Chair in the Management of Security Technologies.

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    MDI Faculty Member's Medical Device is Helping People Walk

    TLI faculty member Dr. Lars Oddsson, who teaches in the M.S. in Medical Device Innovation program, was recently featured in the Star Tribune for his work with RxFunction, for which he is president and co-founder. He helped engineer a device known as Walkasins which helps people with peripheral neuropathy -- a nerve damage condition affecting millions of Americans -- walk again. The orthopedic medical device has even gained attention from NASA. Click here to learn more about Dr. Oddson's work and his advice to medical device entrepreneurs.

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    TLI's Mike Rozin Responds to Security Issues In Aftermath of Manchester Bombing

    Following the bombing that took place on May 22 in Manchester, England, TMJ4 news in Milwaukee spoke with TLI security expert and faculty member Mike Rozin. Rozin discussed security challenges around "soft target" areas and how to work to overcome them. Rozin teaches in the Security Technologies program.

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    TLI Director Dr. Massoud Amin Featured in Article on Demand for Cyber Security Professionals

    In a Twin Cities Pioneer Press column, writer Ruben Rosario digs into the increasingly important role cyber security professionals play in the safety, privacy and freedom of society. TLI and its director Dr. Massoud Amin are highlighted for their commitment to training professionals to provide innovative solutions to some of the most serious security problems we face as a modern society.

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    TLI Security Expert Mike Rozin on Mall Security in DC and Nation

    In a story about the uptick in crime at malls in Washington D.C., TLI faculty member and security expert Michael Rozin spoke with NewsChannel 8 about mall security in the nation's capital and elsewhere, citing tips to stay safe. Rozin is a professor in the M.S. in Security Technologies degree program and brings extensive experience of working in the security industry, including at the Mall of America.

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    TLI's Mike Johnson on Efficacy of Video Policing on Social Media

    TLI's Mike Johnson spoke with Kare11 about Facebook's decision to hire another 3,000 workers to review videos of crime and suicides as a response to murders that were live streamed. They discuss Facebook's challenges to make it easier to report such videos (and potentially save lives) in a way that is effective but does not hinder reporting and free speech. Johnson is the director of graduate studies for the M.S. in Security Technologies, as well as the James J. Renier Chair in the Management of Security Technologies.

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    Medical Device by MDI Faculty Member Dr. Lars Oddsson Helps Diabetic Man Walk Again

    A medical device by Walkasins -- a company by TLI faculty member Dr. Lars Oddsson, a pioneer in the orthopedic wearables industry -- has helped a diabetic North Carolina man with peripheral neuropathy walk again. Dr. Oddsson is a faculty member in the M.S. in Medical Device Innovation degree program.

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    MOT Professor Dr. Dileep Rao on How Entrepreneurs Can Grow Without Venture Capital

    In a Forbes article, MOT faculty member Dr. Dileep Rao, PhD, writes about how entrepreneurs can use the limited capital they get to grow till they can get venture capital -- or develop a strategy to grow without it entirely. Dr. Rao has more than 20 years of experiencing financing businesses and ventures using venture capital, leases, debt and subordinated debt.

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    MDI Student Combines Passions to Custom Design a Career

    When medical school wasn't the right fit, Shannon Smith -- who had a successful career as a fashion designer -- found that the M.S. in Medical Device Innovation allowed her to put her creativity to use in another field she is passionate about. And she's excelling at it.

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