Tag: Cybersecurity

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With the start of the holiday season and increase in online shopping, do you know how “cyber smart” you are? Is your personal information safe? Two Excelsior College employees skilled in cybersecurity, Ethan Sprissler, the faculty program director, information technology and undergraduate cybersecurity, and Amelia Estwick, program manager, graduate cybersecurity, share tips to test your …

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In October 2017, we learned of a data breach that occurred with Equifax, a consumer credit bureau, that impacted over 143 million consumers. According to the consumer information website hosted by the Federal Trade Commission, “If you have a credit report, there’s a good chance that you’re one of the 143 million American consumers whose …

On October 18, policy makers, advocates, and researchers convened in Albany, New York for the Nyquist Leadership Series event: Creating College-Ready Students Through Open Education. Panelists and attendees engaged in a thoughtful discussion on practices and policies to help traditional and adult learners transition to college and attain higher education success, including the benefits of …

In this series of articles titled “Tomorrow’s World,” members of Business & Technology faculty will reflect on the changes taking place in their field and consider how those changes might impact someone pursuing a career in that discipline. In this article, Dr. Andrew Hurd, the faculty program director for cybersecurity, considers challenges and changes in …

Excelsior College’s School of Business and Technology Speaker Series Presentation Critical Cybersecurity Awareness Faculty Program Director:  Dr. Andrew Hurd Cybersecurity is a growing field. If we had the foresight and we integrated computer security the way it was supposed to be integrated 40 years ago there would not be a Cybersecurity field today. It would …