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Student Story with Antonio Taylor

Antonio Taylor, a self-professed nontraditional student, has a unique story behind his enrollment in the MLS in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy program here at CSU.  Antonio comes from a security background, but his niche is physical security as opposed to cybersecurity. Only after many years of a professional career in service – and after turning […]

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Learn from a Leader in Corporate Compliance with Kimberly Moses

Professor Brian Ray, the co-founder and director of the Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection at Cleveland State University College of Law, recently interviewed Kimberly Moses. Professor Moses is a partner at Calfee, Halter, and Griswold LLP, where she serves as the head of the firm’s compliance services practice. She also teaches several courses in the JD program […]

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A Flexible Online MLS Program That Helps Build Your Career

The Cleveland-Marshall College of Law online MLS program helps enhance the careers of professionals who work in roles that regularly interact with cybersecurity and require the legal knowledge to comply with data privacy and cybersecurity laws and regulations. This flexible online MLS program prepares professionals with the technical and business dimensions of cybersecurity and privacy. […]

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Part II: Industry-Specific Cyber Laws

In this article we dive into several specific laws that fit within the broad rubric of “cyberlaw” with a focus on U.S. laws. It’s important to emphasize that the U.S.–unlike many other countries–does not have a general consumer data privacy or cybersecurity law. Instead, we have a patchwork of laws at the federal and state levels, making compliance complex and challenging, as these laws sometimes conflict with each other. […]

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Part I: What is Cyber Law?

Cyber law is a relatively new legal area that encompasses a broad range of topics with an emphasis on cybersecurity and data privacy. Our increasingly digitally connected world–and the challenges associated with it–have prompted new laws and regulations to govern online conduct and protect consumers and organizations from online threats.  Cyberlaw is any law, statute, […]

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Earn your Online Legal Degree with a Cybersecurity Lens

While the world slowed down in 2020 due to the pandemic, cyber-crime did not. IC3, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, logged a 300,000 complaint increase from 2019. That increase led to a total of well over 791,000 suspected internet crime complaints in 2020. Cybersecurity and data protection companies are in great need of trained […]

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

Professor Kirk Herath, who teaches in the online Master of Legal Studies in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy program, is one example. Trained as a lawyer, Herath says a series of developments in the privacy landscape shaped his career. Similar opportunities exist in the data privacy and cybersecurity fields now, as witnessed by the rapid expansion of related laws and regulations in the U.S. and globally. […]

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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 combination of legal, technical, and business skills needed to help organizations stay abreast of a constantly changing legal and regulatory landscape. […]

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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 State University College of Law’s Master of Legal Studies in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy program creator Professor Brian Ray spoke […]

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