Top Recession-Proof Jobs in Cyber Law

As fast-growing technology continues to shape our world, the demand for cyber law professionals is experiencing unparalleled growth. The economy’s growth is not as assured. Regardless of the state of the economy, cyber law roles remain indispensable, making them truly recession-proof. In this blog, we’ll dive into the five recession-proof jobs in cyber law that […]

Faculty Spotlight with Spence Witten

Spence Witten, Adjunct Professor at CSU, did not plan on a cybersecurity career. After the recession interrupted his venture capital career, he was unexpectedly contacted by a cybersecurity company while job-hunting. “I gotta tell you,” he laughs, “It sounded like the most boring thing I’ve ever heard of in my entire life.” But as time […]

Career Opportunities in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy with Spence Witten

With the increasing digitization of businesses and the rising threat of cyberattacks, organizations have a critical need for skilled professionals to safeguard their digital assets and protect against data breaches. From entry-level positions to senior leadership roles, career opportunities in cybersecurity is consistently high, fueled by the need to stay ahead of constantly evolving cyber […]

Propel Your Cybersecurity Legal Career with an Online MLS

As technology evolves, the demand for professionals with a strong understanding of data privacy and cybersecurity is surging. At the intersection of this demand lies an opportunity for a rewarding cybersecurity legal career. An Online Master of Legal Studies (MLS) in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy from Cleveland State University is an effective way to enter […]

Navigating Cybersecurity Compliance: The Need for a Master of Legal Studies

The prominence of cybersecurity compliance in the modern, fast-paced, and data-centric business environment is undeniable. Companies today lean heavily on information technology to boost efficiency, gather insightful data, and empower their workforce. Against this backdrop, the value of obtaining a Master of Legal Studies (MLS) to embark on a career in cybersecurity compliance is critically […]

The Path to Success in Cybersecurity: Zain Zafar’s Experience with CSU’s Online MLS Program

It seems like CSU’s MLS in Data Privacy and Cybersecurity was made for Zain Zafar. He has always been determined, hardworking, and committed to pursuing his passion for cybersecurity.  Zain, a Cleveland native, completed his bachelor’s in International Studies with a focus on security and intelligence at the Ohio State University. After graduating, unfortunately, he […]

Law Enforcement’s Access to Data in America

There is simply no way around it: our personal data exists online, and it’s all too easy for everything from our search history to our health records to become subject to heightened surveillance. As new information comes out, technology is released, and court cases are decided, it’s bound to only become a murkier subject. One […]

Data Privacy in the Age of Surveillance Capitalism

In an age when our identity seems constantly accessible online, how do we protect our personal data from those who eagerly collect every sliver and cache it away for potentially disturbing purposes? According to an article published by Science Direct, “Today, data is captured, produced, and reproduced with such regularity that its collection, utility, and […]

What the California Privacy Rights Act Means for Privacy Professionals

The California Privacy Rights Act, or CPRA, is one of a kind in the United States – but it may not be for long. In a recent webinar, CSU’s Director of the Center for Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Brian Ray, and Director of Graduate Studies and Professional Development Julie DiBiaso examine the CPRA and explained […]

The Future of Data Privacy in a Post-Roe America

Privacy professionals will face a complicated legal landscape after the Supreme Court releases its opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Based on the cornerstone of legal precedent, what used to be an established constitutional right to abortion has been struck down by the highest court in the United States.    Amid these uncertain times, […]