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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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    TLI's Michael Rozin Continues Discussion about Terrorism Abroad

    Michael Rozin, who is a counterterrorism expert and M.S. in Security Technologies faculty member at the Technological Leadership Institute, continues his discussion with KSTP TV about the attacks in Brussels and what it means for the U.S. and Minnesota.

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    MSST Faculty Member Michael Rozin Discusses Terror Attacks in Brussels

    M.S. in Security Technologies faculty member and counterterrorism expert Michael Rozin was a guest on KSTP TV to discuss terrorism in Brussels.

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    TLI's Mike Johnson Discusses Data Security in Manufacturing Industry with Enterprise Minnesota

    In an article for the March 2016 issue of Enterprise Minnesota, M.S. in Security Technologies faculty member Mike Johnson says many manufacturing firms don’t realize how valuable their data might be.

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    Dr. Amy Kircher Works to Keep Food Safe from Terrorists

    M.S. in Security Technologies faculty member and director of the Food Protection and Defense Institute Dr. Amy Kircher tells KSTP TV how the University of Minnesota protects our food supply.

  • 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. This year's theme is "The Ripple Effect: The Cascading Impacts of Cyber Security."

      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 now a completely virtual event.

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