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Cyber and Privacy Professor Brings His Leadership to the Online MLS Program

A hallmark of the online MLS program is its blend of legal, technical, and business training. The program teaches how to translate legal requirements–which can be technical–into operational requirements, with a focus on real-world skills. The online MLS faculty have deep industry knowledge, connections, and expertise. Professor Kirk Herath, who teaches in the online Master…

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A Legal Approach to Cybersecurity

Students in Cleveland-Marshall’s Master of Legal Studies (MLS) in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy graduate uniquely prepared to enter and advance in the cybersecurity field. No other program provides the same quality of robust hands-on technical training as well as a 360-degree understanding of this complex field. Students from all backgrounds, including non-technical fields, learn the…

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An Inside Look at the State of Cybersecurity Jobs

The explosion of laws related to cybersecurity and data privacy has led to a surge in cybersecurity jobs. Recent data shows the U.S. has almost 500,000 open positions in cybersecurity. But how do you find these jobs? More importantly, how do you obtain the necessary skills to enter and advance in specific roles? One key…

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Privacy is the Pandemic-Proof Industry

The role of data privacy professionals has increased by an average of 30 percent year-over-year for the past two years, and the pandemic has further accelerated the trend. To learn more about these dynamics, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s Master of Legal Studies in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy program creator Professor Brian Ray spoke with Jared…

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Bridging the Data Privacy Workforce Gap

With new privacy laws coming online throughout the U.S. and significant changes already being made to California's landmark law, organizations face tremendous challenges staying abreast of this constantly changing legal and regulatory landscape. What's more, these changes implicate a wide range of roles within an organization from the strategic risks that the C-Suite must consider…

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Attorney Elia Burgos Chooses the MLS Program to Expand Her Career Options

Elia Enid Burgos-Sosa moved to Ohio from Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. “In that move,” Elia says, “I was looking to expand my career opportunities. I’ve been an attorney for 18 years, and for 16 of those years, I’ve practiced only criminal law. It's a good thing to specialize in a specific area. However, my…

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Professor Ray Publishes Paper on Digital Contact Tracing Apps for Covid-19

Professor Brian Ray, along with co-author Professor Jane Bambauer (University of Arizona), published “Covid-19 Apps are Terrible — They Didn’t Have to Be,” an article on Lawfare. The article was also featured in a companion Lawfare Podcast. In the podcast Professor Alan Rozenshtein, from the University of Minnesota, discusses the topic of contact tracing in America…

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5 Cybersecurity Jobs that Require a Master’s Degree

Cybersecurity and data privacy are booming fields with tremendous growth potential for professionals with the right expertise. Earning a Master of Legal Studies (MLS) in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy can provide you with the skills and strategic understanding of the mission-critical risks posed by data breaches and other cyber risks. Qualify yourself for some of…

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Public Interest Technology and the Fight for Racial Justice

IBM CEO Arvind Krishna recently announced that the company would stop developing facial recognition technologies. He also called on Congress to enact reforms to advance racial justice and combat systemic racism. Several days later Amazon followed suit. They said that it would put a one-year pause on its highly controversial facial recognition system—ominously named Rekognition.  Both announcements come…

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Pandemic Privacy: Lessons and Cautions from Around the World

Does combating the novel coronavirus require us to relinquish privacy? China has succeeded in rapidly containing local transmission of the novel coronavirus. They have done this by increasing the scope of its already extensive network of surveillance technologies. This includes a smartphone app that restricts travel and access to public transportation based on an individual’s…

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