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    FaceApp: The Latest Mobile App that May Compromise User's Privacy

    FaceApp is one of many mobile applications that demand excessive permissions and control over your digital content. The End User License Agreement (EULA) allows for indefinite retention and unlimited use of the content that you upload. That includes things like photos of yourself, your children, and your friends along with other data you knowingly or unknowingly share.
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    MSST Faculty Member, Intelligence Expert Reacts to Hijackings Among Nation-Sponsored Hacking Groups

    In an article on a foreign nation-sponsored hacking group, security firm researchers are agreeing that the group Turla — which was behind breaches of the U.S. Department of Defense in 2008, as well as breaches in 10 other countries — has conducted a takeover of an attack platform from a competing hacking group known as OilRig. Among those security experts is TLI faculty member Jonathan Wrolstad, principal cyber intelligence analyst for Symantec's Managed Adversary and Threat Intelligence group. Wrolstad teaches in the M.S. in Security Technologies program. Read the full story below.

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    MOT 2019 Graduate is Driven to Innovate Accessibility Access Through Technology

    As technology continues to advance, one of the areas that look to benefit the most is that of human services — particularly people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) have great potential for improving the quality of life and independence among this population. One person looking to make a difference is Timothy (Tim) Janssen, who just earned his M.S. in Management of Technology degree in May 2019. We sat down to ask him about his experience in MOT and how he hopes to use what he learned in the program to bring innovation to his industry.

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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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    • Cyber Security Summit 2019

      October 28, 2019

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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 ninth year on October 28-30, 2019 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. 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.

      Sessions topics will include cyber security for the c-suite, healthcare and medical devices, national and global policy and much more. View the preliminary agenda here (it is continuously being updated).

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