UConn Innovation Portal – Students who participated in the UConn-TIP Summer Fellowship discussed their experiences learning about startups and entrepreneurship at the finale of the 10-week immersion program.
Westfair Communications – The CEO of an international cloud software company headquartered in Norwalk and a data analytics leader at IBM Corp. will share their experiences, strategies and best practices at the fourth annual CEO Evolution seminar on June 14 at the University of Connecticut School of Business in Stamford.
School of Business Instrumental in Meeting State Goal
Sixty-nine Connecticut Registrars of Voters earned their certificates on April 21 after completing the first-ever professional training courses offered by the state. Continue Reading
The Daily Campus– In a world of heavy smartphone use, nearly everyone can relate to constant notifications and the “ping” signaling the arrival of another email in their inbox. This year, French employees gained a legal privilege through the “Right to Disconnect” law, which grants them the ability to put their work emails aside outside of normal business hours.
Security Experts Offer Warnings, Recommendations During UConn’s Cybercrime Prevention Conference
The world is in the throes of a love affair with mobile technology and it shows no signs of abating.
We love to do our banking on our phones, text our friends—whether a block away or halfway around the world—and even set our thermostats using our mobile devices.
But the freedom and power that technology gives to mobile users is also a gateway to trouble for professional hackers, said Roger Piqueras Jover, a wireless security research scientist at Bloomberg. Because every time your phone or mobile device switches to a different transmission tower, a passive eavesdropper in your vicinity could potentially track the location of your smartphone, he said. Continue Reading
UConn School of Business and EC-Council Partner To Train, Certify Next Generation of Cybersecurity Experts
The University of Connecticut School of Business has partnered with the EC-Council Foundation to offer three distinctive courses for information technology experts who want to be certified in the high-demand field of cybersecurity.Continue Reading
Although 3D printing has been around for a few years, its potential capabilities continue to amaze academics and consumers alike. Jonathan Moore, an instructor-in-residence in the department of Operations and Information Management (OPIM) said the use of 3D printers to print prosthetics, at a fraction of the cost of traditional methods, continues to impress him.Continue Reading
Cybersecurity Expert/Retired General to be Keynote at UConn’s Risk Management Seminar in April
A retired U.S. Air Force Major General, who was charged with protecting the Department of Defense’s networks and now runs a civilian cybersecurity business, will be the keynote speaker at the University of Connecticut’s 4th annual Connecticut Risk Management Conference.
Retired Major Gen. Brett Williams will speak at the program, titled “The New Reality of Global Risk,” on April 7 at the Hilton Stamford Hotel in Stamford. The program is sponsored by the UConn School of Business.Continue Reading