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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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    Technological Leadership Institute Hosts Cyber Security Summit

    Dr. Massoud Amin, director of the University of Minnesota Technological Leadership Institute, discusses cyber security and what consumers can do to protect themselves with KARE TV.

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    Repairing Infrastructure with Smart Grid Technology

    Dr. Massoud Amin discusses the vulnerabilities in our energy infrastructures and how we can improve our systems with Access Minnesota.

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    Titans of Technology 2015 — Scott Nelson

    Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal's Titan of Technology Scott Nelson credits TLI Senior Fellow Brian Isle for teaching him the power of employee empowerment and teamwork.

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    First graduates of U of M's Medical Device Innovation program join the med tech community

    First cohort of Master in Medical Device Innovation students graduate from the University of Minnesota's Technological Leadership Institute.

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    8 Facts That Explain SDG&E’s Complicated Relationship With Rooftop Solar

    Dr. Massoud Amin discusses power grid complexities with Voice of San Diego. 

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    What’s That Thing Hanging From Lampposts and Power Lines?

    Dr. Massoud Amin discusses the future of power line Stockbridge dampers with Slate.

  • Upcoming Events

    • 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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