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What is Information Systems Management?

November 28th, 2016 · No Comments · education, technology

For close to two years now, I have been the Program Chair for the Information Systems Management, IFSM, major for the undergraduate school, cleverly called The Undergraduate School (TUS), at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC). ┬áBy something probably a bit more than coincidence that is the same major I graduate in from the […]

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My Guest Lecture at George Washington University on Cybersecurity

April 29th, 2011 · No Comments · cyber-security, government business, presentations, scada, technology

Every year or so I am lucky to be invited by Dr. Robert McCreight who teaches a graduate class on National Security and Technology to be a guest lecturer on Cybersecurity. Since the classes I teach at the University of Maryland and Syracuse University are on-line distance learning, it is always a treat for me […]

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Signature Lines on Email

December 4th, 2010 · No Comments · General, technology

Apropos of nothing in particular and to take a brief break from grading research papers from my University of Maryland class I teach, I was again reminded of one of the problems I have with signature lines from emails (have I mentioned this before?). Many people have a permanent signature that has some generic sign-off […]

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Remember to Vote

November 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · cyber-security, education, international

Two events happened today that are at least in my mind related. First when I woke up I checked my emails for the two classes I am teaching through distance learning, at the University of Maryland University College, a capstone class for an IT Master’s program, and at Syracuse University, about Cyber-Security Policy. One of […]

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Ambient Knowledge

August 16th, 2010 · 2 Comments · CIO, education, technology

I have been giving a lot of thought lately about the impact of technology being integrated into everything. In a separate post, I will talk more about that, but until I get that written, one of my students in my Syracuse University class on CIO on “CIO’s and the Global Enterprise”, wrote an interesting discussion […]

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My Slides from the University of Maryland University College 2010 Annual Cybersecurity and Homeland Defense Symposium

June 20th, 2010 · 1 Comment · cyber-security, presentations, scada, sensors

Last month I was the keynote speaker at the University of Maryland University College 2010 Annual Cybersecurity and Homeland Defense Symposium and Job Fair, http://www.umuc.edu/securitystudies/cybersymposium_agenda.shtml. A few people asked me to post my presentation, but I have found that my current job as the COO at Powertek Corporation has caused me to miss many of […]

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