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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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    Minnesotans You Should Know: Mark McNitt

    Twin Cities Business Magazine named Management of Technology alumnus Mark McNitt a 2016 Minnesotan You Should Know.

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    Corporate Security Lessons for Law Enforcement

    MSST faculty member Carol Martinson talks with the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association about how the Technological Leadership Institute's cyber security and data acquisition courses can position law enforcement leaders for success on the job and after.

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    IEEE Smart Grid and What it Means for Us All

    Dr. Massoud Amin co-authored an article for the December 2015 IEEE Smart Grid newsletter about how the Smart Grid has developed in 2015 and what we can expect in the future.

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    Technological Leadership Student Shows How Phone Apps Can Spy on You

    M.S. in Security Technologies student Brian Hill was featured on Good Morning America to explain the dangers of cell phone geolocation apps.

  • 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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