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    TLI Director Dr. Massoud Amin Discusses How Technology Could Help Disaster Relief Efforts

    TLI Director Dr. Massoud Amin weighs in on how technology such as the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence and drones could help relief efforts after natural disasters.

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    TLI's Mike Johnson Discusses 'KRACK' Vulnerability which Puts WiFi, Routers at Risk

    'KRACK' refers to a vulnerability that gives hackers the chance to unlock sensitive data usually secured by a wireless router all without a password. TLI's Mike Johnson, director of graduate studies for the M.S. in Security Technologies, discusses the issue with reporters.

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    TLI Security Expert Responds to University of Minnesota Patent for Cyanide Antidote

    The University of Minnesota was recently granted a patent for a quick-acting cyanide antidote. Security and counterterrorism expert Michael Rozin responds to its prospects to potentially deter terrorism that takes place in the form of chemical weapons. Rozin teaches in the M.S. in Security Technologies program.

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    Discovery Nexus Center for Innovation Opens at McNamara Alumni Center

    The "Discovery Nexus Center" -- an interactive new space designed to spur innovation, collaboration and commercialization -- debuts October 11 on the second floor of the McNamara Alumni Center. It will serve as an intersection for entrepreneurs, industry leaders and faculty/students/alumni, featuring collaboration stations, meeting/presentation areas and some as state-of-the-art electronics. It is the result of a collaborative effort between TLI and other U of M units.

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    MSST Faculty Member Addresses Practice of 'Hackers for Hire'

    TLI Faculty member and intelligence analyst Jonathan Wrolstad spoke with KSTP-TV about so-called "hacker for hire" services, explaining how they work and the motive behind many attempted attacks. Wrolstad works for IBM Global Security and teaches in TLI's M.S. in Security Technologies program.

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    TLI Security Expert Responds to Security Issues Following Las Vegas Mass Shooting

    TLI faculty member and security expert Michael Rozin, a security consultant for the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee, responds to the October 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas. Rozin is a professor in the M.S. in Security Technologies degree program.

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    MSST Faculty Member Dr. Amy Kircher: Public and Private Collaboration is Vital for Food Defense

    In an op-ed for Food Safety Tech, MSST faculty member Dr. Amy Kircherdirector of the University of Minnesota’s Food Protection and Defense Institute, reflects on how public and private collaboration in food defense as a standard business practice is vital for preventing public health and economic harm. Dr. Kircher teaches in the Master of Science in Security Technologies (MSST) program.

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    TLI's Mike Johnson addresses Russian targeting of state election systems

    The federal government recently revealed that Minnesota was one of 21 states whose election systems were targeted by Russian-affiliated hackers before last year’s elections. In an interview with the StarTribune, Mike Johnson, TLI director of graduate studies for the M.S. in Security Technologies program, shared how he thinks the State could better protect its cyber security.

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    9 Ways for Entrepreneurs to Get More Benefits From Mentoring

    Mentoring is popular in the world of entrepreneurship, and especially in academic entrepreneurship. Many successful entrepreneurs want to give advice. Many would-be entrepreneurs want advice. Many business schools want to connect real achievers with their students. But is there some advice that is worth taking and some worth ignoring?
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    Medical Device by MDI Faculty Member is Helping Veterans Walk

    TLI faculty member Dr. Lars Oddsson, a pioneer in the orthopedic wearables industry, is helping veterans regain their balance and walk better with Walkasins, a wearable prosthesis. The medical device can help patients with peripheral neuropathy, which often affects diabetics, but also veterans, many of whom may have acquired the condition from Agent Orange. Dr. Oddsson is a faculty member in the M.S. in Medical Device Innovation degree program.

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    TLI Announces 2017 Recipients of the Schulman and van Wyk Merit-Based Fellowships

    The awards selection committee at the Technological Leadership Institute (TLI) is proud to announce the 2017 recipients of TLI's merit fellowships. These two fellowships, which were created in honor of the distinguished former TLI colleagues Professor Yechiel (Jack) Shulman and Dr. Rias van Wyk, are awarded to second-year M.S. in Management of Technology (MOT) students.

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