Tag Archives: University of Maryland University College

Former FCI Exec Julie Mehan Named MetroStar Systems Director of Cybersecurity Strategy and Alignment

Julie Mehan, former Femme Comp Inc. principal cybersecurity analyst, has been appointed as MetroStar Systems‘ new director of cybersecurity strategy and alignment as part of that company’s push to expand its cybersecurity capacity and thought leadership. MetroStar Systems said Tuesday Mehan, a 35-year cybersecurity veteran, will oversee the company’s efforts to boost …

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UMUC to Continue Support for Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot

The University of Maryland University College will continue to sponsor the Air Force Association’s national youth cyber education program for a fourth consecutive year. UMUC said Thursday it will support the CyberPatriot program in an effort to promote science, technology, engineering, mathematics and cybersecurity education to students. The 2015-2016 CyberPatriot National Defense Competition aims to develop …

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UMUC to Honor John Hamre, Steven Shirley at Cyber Gala

The University of Maryland University College will honor John Hamre and Steven Shirley at a cyber event for their contributions to the field of cybersecurity. UMUC said Friday that Hamre, president and CEO of the Center for Strategic and International Studies and former defense deputy secretary, will receive the Pioneer …

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James Clapper to Keynote UMUC September Cyber Gala

The University of Maryland University College will host a gala Sept. 12 to raise funds in support of UMUC Foundation’s scholarships for cybersecurity students and honor key people in the field of cybersecurity. UMUC’s 2015 Cyber Gala will feature National Intelligence Director James Clapper as keynote speaker. The university will also present the Pioneer Award in …

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Mark Gerencser Delivers UMUC Commencement Address on Igniting Careers through Passion and Imagination

Mark Gerencser, the recently named chairman of CyberSpa and former executive vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, recently gave the commencement address for the University of Maryland, University College. The 30-plus-year industry veteran is a UMUC alumnus, graduating as a member of the first Executive Masters of Science program in Technology Management …

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Cyberwarfare: Disappointment or Opportunity?

Forbes pulled the rug out from under cyber contractors this week with an op-ed speculating cyberwarfare will prove to be a financial disappointment. The article makes some convincing points, but many contractors are banking on author Loren Thompson of Lexington Institute on being wrong. The crux of the problem seems …

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UMUC Hosts Gala to Highlight Cyber Programs, Fund Scholarships to Future Cyber Warriors

The University of Maryland University College is presenting An Evening in Cyberspace, a black-tie gala that will bring together leaders from industry and government, scholars, researchers and practitioners to celebrate the university’s  new cybersecurity programs and to fund scholarships for students entering these programs. UMUC has positioned itself as a …

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Booz Allen, UMUC Partner to Offer Cybersecurity Degrees

Booz Allen Hamilton today announced it has formed a strategic partnership with University of Maryland University College to offer students three online graduate certificates in cybersecurity. Offered through UMUC's web-based learning technology, course credits are applicable to the university's full Master of Science in Cybersecurity or Master of Science in …

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