Three billion dollars were lost in the last three years because of email scams. To make matters worse, there are almost 1.5 million unoccupied cybersecurity jobs in the United States alone.
“The greatest emerging threat facing humanity today is a cyber attack.” Vance Brown, CEO of the National Cybersecurity Center (NCC) quoted the former director of the CIA, General Petraeus, to set the stage for the Mountain West Cybersecurity Consortium (MWCC). Read more
All businesses manage risk. There’s a huge need for new talent in this field since 50 percent of the industry is retiring in the next five to 10 years.
The CU Denver Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) program addresses this gap by educating students on minimizing and preventing loss as well as managing risk across a variety of industries. The program offers students countless opportunities to connect to industry leaders throughout their time at CU Denver. Read more
Thursday, August 3, 2017 – CU Denver Business student and RMI senior Janet Zamora-Ramirez met with Brian Snow, Managing Director, Mountain States Territory of AIG, to personally thank him for the $1,000 AIG scholarship Janet received in spring 2017. Brian also wanted to let Janet know how much he appreciated her hand-written thank you note for the scholarship. Read more
Internship season is full swing, with CU Denver Business School students putting their expertise into action with area firms. And they’re doing some pretty impressive things. Take Louis Nyamekye, an incoming senior studying Finance and Risk Management and Insurance, with a minor in Communication. Despite having a full academic year still ahead of him, Nyamekye was able to secure an internship with Arrow Electronics for the summer of 2017, working as a finance and risk management intern in the company’s treasury department. Read more