On Tuesday, October 17th, the CU Denver Information Systems department held the 17th annual Business Leaders with an Edge event. Panelists David Kohler, Mike Pedrick, Christian Winward, Micheal Mercer, Darius Alavi, and moderator Cynthia Wright provided CU Denver Business School students with a comprehensive introduction to the world of tech and information systems. Read more
CU Denver’s Information Systems Department held their annual Business Leaders with an Edge Webinar on Tuesday, October 12. Hosted by Information System department chair, Dawn Gregg and mediated by Cynthia Wright, cybersecurity expert and veteran, this was the first time the event has been hosted virtually.
The event featured five top C-Level executives from the Denver Metro area including:
Mike Feliton, Marina Johnson, Joshua Pinkert, Sujan Turlapaty, and Christian Winward. Read more
On February 25, the CU
Denver Business School’s Information Systems Association (ISA) club held an
exciting business panel event, Women in Tech, in the new Jake Jabs Event
Center. A panel of four successful women who have built their careers around
the tech industry came to speak with Business School students about the keys to
a successful career in technology.
Sharing stories from great careers
The panelists started by
discussing why technology is important and the impact of tech on various
industries and career paths. Read more
One question you may be
asking yourself is, should we be worried? The answer according to Joseph
Murdock, Information Systems Professor here at CU Denver Business School,
is yes. “Prior to computers, if I was going to
manipulate your vote, I would need some type of proximity,” Murdock said. Not
Murdock is currently developing a Master’s program in cybersecurity. Read more
Cyber threats can affect anyone. At the Business Leader with an Edge event, seasoned experts in cybersecurity spoke candidly with students about the threats we’re facing, ways to make a difference, and career opportunities in IT and cybersecurity.
Many leaders in cybersecurity are warning that the next world war will be waged in cyberspace. By 2021, ransomware is predicted to attack a business every 11 seconds, resulting in $20 billion a year in damages. Read more
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