Seek Out Hackers Before They Sneak In
May 29, 2020 | by Lisha Dunlap


Data Privacy Best Practices According to Arizona Cyber Security Experts
January 28, 2020 | by Stace Dixon

This past fall, AZBigMedia hosted a panel of Arizona Cyber Security experts at the AZ Tech Talk, moderated by UAT’s very own Data Privacy expert, Dr. Dave Bolman, University of Advancing Technology’s Provost and Chief Academic Officer. The panel was brought together to provide critical information to Arizona individuals, businesses, and schools on the rising concern of data privacy, how to safeguard systems to prevent a cyber security breach from occurring, where to find cyber security resources and how to get help after a cyber-attack of at any level has occurred.

Tips for Shopping Safe Online This Holiday Season
November 29, 2019 | by Stace Dixon

Here are 5 questions to ask yourself before clicking 'Buy Now':


8 UAT Cyber Degree Students Compete at the 2019 Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition
October 11, 2019 | by Stace Dixon

University of Advancing Technology is excited to announce that eight of our students earning cyber security degrees will be competing in the 2019 Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition (CPTC) Regionals event October 11-13th. Although UAT's on-ground campus is physically located in Tempe, Arizona, our cyber security students have been invited to compete with the Northeastern Regional group hosted at Penn State University.


UAT Provost Dave Bolman addresses new concerns over FaceApp which makes you look old
July 18, 2019 | by Max Gorden

TEMPE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - Using the phone application “FaceApp” has blown up on social media over the past week. But experts are warning that the fun of instantly aging a person’s photo can come with a catch.

What are DEFCON Groups (DCG or DC-Groups)?
July 2, 2019 | by Lisa Ramirez



How UAT Supports the Executive Order on America's Cybersecurity Workforce
May 13, 2019 | by Technology Writer

On May 2nd, President Trump signed the Executive Order on America’s Cybersecurity Workforce, recognizing the country’s information security professionals as a “strategic asset that protects the American people, the homeland, and the American way of life” and recognizing the need to enhance the mobility and professional development of the cyber workforce across the United States.


UAT Cybersecurity Team Holds Top Spot Over Stanford - Advances to Regional Finals
February 19, 2019 | by Dr. Natasha Vida-More

Commentary: Dr. Natasha Vita-More

Professor, Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

University of Advancing Technology


On Saturday, February 15, UAT’s Cybersecurity team participated in the Western Regional Cyber Defense Competition. UAT’s team was made up of 8 students, all taking on different roles as team members.


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To set up for the competition, I arrived at 9:00am and ran a check of the team members and their titles by checking off the list provided to me by Dr. Brandon R. Brown, the Director of WRCCDC. To be on the safe side, and just in case we came in with a high-ranking, I checked off each student’s name and requested to view each team member’s ID. Below is my check off list:


Reducing Risk, Improving Compliance & Lifting Weights
December 5, 2018 | by Shayla Simpson

Cybersecurity may seem like an intimidating and overwhelming concept for people who do not know much about technology and information security, but others live for the challenge of deciphering the unknown and protecting the vulnerable. And that challenge excites and motivates UAT alumna and risk and compliance manager Terra Cooke.

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