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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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    MSST Student Discusses Cell Phone "Stalking" Apps

    Brian Hill, forensics expert and M.S. in Security Technologies student at the Technological Leadership Institute at the University of Minnesota, warns Fox 9 viewers about the dangers of a new cyber trend: stalking apps.

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    Shiffer: Data on Minnesota cyberattacks hidden from public

    The Star Tribune asks cyber security expert Dr. Massoud Amin about Minnesota's risk for data breaches.

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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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    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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    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 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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