CYBER SECURITY
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.

UAT Hosted 2nd Annual Cyber Security Open House
October 12, 2018 | by Cyber Security Expert

UAT held the 2nd Annual Cyber Security Open House on Thursday, Oct. 12, in conjunction with the national cause, Cyber Security Awareness Month.

 

UAT Promotes Cyber Security Awareness Month with Tips & Anecdotes
October 10, 2018 | by Cyber Security Expert

UAT has led the way in cyber security since the late 90s, writing the rule books for cyber security education in Arizona.

 

Arizona Cyber Security Sector Needs More People Faster
August 15, 2018 | by Tishin Donkersley

Not many people can say that their cyber security career began by breaking into their college’s computer system. But that's exactly what happened to Sean Moshir, co-founder, CEO and chairman of CellTrust and pioneer of the multi-billion-dollar patch management industry. After a two-week suspension, the college allowed Moshir to continue and graduate, on the condition that he tell them how hacked their system.