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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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    2018 International Residency Takes Students on Ride Through Asia's Diverse Economy, Culture

    For two weeks every January, our second-year M.S. in Management of Technology (MOT) students take their learning outside of the classroom — outside of the country, to be exact. This year, they traveled to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Shanghai, China, where they participated in lectures and discussions from business and government leaders as well as academics. We asked a couple second-year MOT students to share their personal experience and take away from the 2018 IMTP experience in Vietnam and China. Check out what they have to say.
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    Priority Deadline: Is it Too Late to Apply?

    The short answer is no! It is not too late to apply, but once the deadline passes applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis dependent upon the number of available seats in each of the cohorts. Learn more about how the admissions process works.
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    TLI's Michael Rozin Describes Super Bowl Security Efforts

    TLI faculty member and security expert Michael Rozin spoke with reporters about his latest and high-profile project to keep communities safe -- securing the 2018 Super Bowl to prevent any possible attacks. Rozin teaches in the M.S. in Security Technologies degree program.

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    TLI’s Mike Johnson Reacts to Congressional Opposition to Reauthorization of Government Spying

    Several members of Congress recently joined forces in opposing a reauthorization of a spying tool, Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, by U.S. intelligence authorities due to concerns over security and privacy. Mike Johnson, director of graduate studies for the M.S. in Security Technologies (MSST), was interviewed for the story. He states that bipartisan opposition illustrates how politics of surveillance and security have changed, especially following recent revelations from whistleblowers like Edward Snowden.

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    Note: Since this story was published, the Senate also approved a six-year extension of the controversial bill, which awaits the President’s signature.

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    TLI's Mike Johnson Responds to Growing Need for Cybersecurity Leaders for Utility Industry

    In a story about how Minnesota utility companies' need for cybersecurity professionals is growing — to prevent threats such as power grid blackouts — TLI's Mike Johnson, director of graduate studies for the M.S. in Security Technologies (MSST), addresses how his program is aiming to fill that demand.

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  • 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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