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    TLI Instructor, Security Expert: Anarchists, Extremists Organized to Heighten Civil Unrest in Twin Cities

    TLI faculty member and security expert Michael Rozin — who led a team of former Navy SEALs, Army Rangers, Green Berets and CIA agents to protect companies and assist the government during recent civil unrest in the Twin Cities that followed the killing of George Floyd — said that organized anarchist and extremist groups were behind the majority of fires and gunshots during the worst three-day period of the unrest.

    "The anarchists, the extremist groups, were operating in an organized fashion," Rozin said. "They were operating in what almost appears to be an asymmetric warfare manner."

    Rozin teaches in the M.S. in Security Technologies (MSST) program.

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    TLI Faculty Member, Food Safety Expert Responds to FDA Rule Aimed at Preventing Adulteration of Food Supply

    TLI faculty member Dr. Amy Kircher is interviewed in an article about the Food Safety Modernization Act's (FSMA) Final Rule for Mitigation Strategies to Protect Food Against Intentional Adulteration and its goal of reducing anxiety around criminal and terror attacks on food and drugs. Dr. Kircher teaches in the M.S. in Security Technologies program and is a food safety expert. View the full story on FSMA below.

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  • Photo of Mark Cuban and Kevin O'Leary from "Shark Tank" and text that reads "MOT or MBA"

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    MOT or MBA: Which Shark Are You?

    How does the M.S. in Management of Technology (MOT) compare with an MBA? In this blog, we use two investors from the popular show "Shark Tank," Mark Cuban and Kevin O'Leary, to illustrate the differences between these two executive-level graduate degree programs.
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    MDI Faculty Member's Med-Tech Startup Raises $7.5M

    RxFunction -- the manufacturer of walkasins, a wearable sensory prosthetic for patients with balance problems -- has raised $7.5 million as it prepares to reach the market. Next steps are proceeding with FDA registration, clinical trial studies and commercialization. TLI faculty member Dr. Lars Oddsson is the CTO and co-founder of RxFunction, and he co-invented and developed the patented technology. Dr. Oddsson teaches in our M.S. in Medical Device Innovation program. See the full story below.

    Photo of walkasins, a wearable sensory prosthesis co-invented by TLI faculty member Dr. Lars Oddsson

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    TLI Faculty Member, Security Expert Responds to YouTube HQ Shooting

    Michael Rozin, a security expert who teaches in our M.S. in Security Technologies program, spoke with reporters about the recent shooting at YouTube headquarters. Rozin -- who has worked on security at Super Bowl LII, the Mall of America and other projects -- says that, compared to most mass shootings, this incident was highly abnormal in many aspects. See the full story below.

  • Upcoming Events

    • Cyber Security Summit 2020

      October 26, 2020

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      The Technological Leadership Institute at the University of Minnesota is proud to be a founding partner of the Cyber Security Summit, which returns for its 10th year on October 26-28. The Cyber Security Summit's mission is to produce a multi-stakeholder consortium that draws industry, government and academic experts in an effort to improve the state of cyber security on both a domestic and international level.

      This year's agenda features the following discussions/workshops:

      • Incident response and investigation
      • WiCyS (Women in CyberSecurity) diversity and inclusion in the cyber workforce luncheon
      • Healthcare and medical devices
      • Cyber wars and hacking
      • AI and machine learning
      • Business disruption and remote workforces
      • and much more ...

      View the preliminary agenda here (it is continuously being updated).

      DISCOUNT: Register with promo code TLI35 for a 35 percent discount now through October 2.

      COVID-19 UPDATE: This year's Summit is a hybrid event, whereby attendees may participate in-person or virtually. As the situation around the current pandemic continues to evolve, the Summit will respond accordingly.

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