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    TLI Instructor, Security Expert: Anarchists, Extremists Organized to Heighten Civil Unrest in Twin Cities

    TLI faculty member and security expert Michael Rozin — who led a team of former Navy SEALs, Army Rangers, Green Berets and CIA agents to protect companies and assist the government during recent civil unrest in the Twin Cities that followed the killing of George Floyd — said that organized anarchist and extremist groups were behind the majority of fires and gunshots during the worst three-day period of the unrest.

    "The anarchists, the extremist groups, were operating in an organized fashion," Rozin said. "They were operating in what almost appears to be an asymmetric warfare manner."

    Rozin teaches in the M.S. in Security Technologies (MSST) program.

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    Best 2018 MOT Capstone Awards Announced

    Director of Graduate Studies for the M.S. in Management of Technology (MOT) Dr. Tariq Samad announces the finalists and winners of the annual Best Capstone Award for projects completed by the MOT class of 2018.
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    M.S. in Medical Device Innovation Alumnus Debuts Kickstarter for Eye Fatigue Therapy

    Ken DauSchmidt, a 2016 graduate of the M.S. in Medical Device Innovation program, has started a Kickstarter campaign for an eye fatigue therapy wearable. TearRestore can function hot or cold: as instant heat pack that applies a warm compress to improve eye lubrication/mitigate evaporation; or as a cold compress to decrease inflammation. Congratulations are in order! Learn more about his work by following the link below.

    Photo of Ken DauSchmidt, a 2016 M.S. in Medical Device Innovation alumnus

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    TLI's Mike Johnson on Safety of Digital Cash Apps

    Kare11 looks into the years-long growing popularity of digital cash applications such as Venmo and Zelle, which have millions of users and reviews due to their convenience and ease of use. Reporters spoke with our very own Mike Johnson, director of graduate studies for the M.S. in Security Technologies (MSST), about the safety and security around digital wallet apps. Johnson develops, teaches and administers courses in security technologies innovation, management and leadership. He brings more than 25 years of professional experience in security risk management.

    "Easy has its pros and cons," says Johnson. Watch the interview to get his take on this issue.

  • 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. 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 a hybrid event, whereby attendees may participate in-person or virtually. As the situation around the current pandemic continues to evolve, the Summit will respond accordingly.

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