Episode 48: Integrating Emerging and Cross-Cutting Technologies: Cybersecurity Across the Disciplines with John Sands

Podcast Guest:
John Sands
, Principal Investigator, Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA)

March 2024 | 40:15 
Episode 48: Show Notes, SlidesTranscript

This episode provides a better understanding of why everyone needs basic cybersecurity awareness as Mike and guest John Sands explore the booming demand for cybersecurity professionals across industries, emerging threats, and the critical skills needed to combat them. They also discuss how community colleges are equipping the next generation with the knowledge and tools to succeed by integrating cybersecurity modules into existing training programs to create a cybersecurity-savvy workforce.

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John Sands

John Sands has over 30 years of experience in education and workforce research in the areas of data communications, manufacturing technologies, information technology, information security management and cybersecurity. He currently serves as the department chair and professor of information technology at Moraine Valley Community College. John also serves as the Principal Investigator/Executive Director of the Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA), an NSF/ATE National Support Center. John’s team has studied the technology workforce needs both in the local Chicago metropolitan region and nationally as the Principal Investigator of CSSIA. He holds a Ph.D. from Colorado State University and several industry certifications.

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