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Utica College Faculty Spotlight

Recognizing Faculty Success at Utica College

We recognize and applaud the numerous external awards, fellowships, publications, and other outstanding achievements by our Utica College faculty.

Faculty Spotlight – Alexis C. Bell Describes Her Path from Student to ACFE Board Chair – Part I and II

Alexis C. Bell, M.S., CFE, P.I., may not have followed a traditional academic career path, but her hard work and dedication have fueled her journey to become an international expert in fighting financial crime. We had the opportunity to ask our newest faculty member about her career journey, and how she hopes to empower and inspire students at Utica College.... Read More

Ethical Considerations in the Cyber Domain – a rewarding collaboration between our Cyber faculty and students.

Five cybersecurity students worked with Professor Joe Giordano to write a splendid chapter of the recently published book called Evolution of Cyber Technologies and Operations to 2035, Volume 63 of the series Advances in Information Security pp 163-174.

All 14 chapters in the book are written by leading experts in the field, with chapters exploring how future technical innovations vastly increase the interconnectivity of our physical and social systems and the growing need for resiliency in this vast and dynamic cyber infrastructure. The authors have a multi-disciplinary scope arranged in a big-picture framework, allowing both deep exploration of important topics and high level understanding of the topic. Evolution of Cyber Technologies and Operations to 2035 is as an excellent reference for professionals and researchers working in the security field, or as government and military workers, economics, law and more. Read the Chapter excerpt.

Professor Sue Lynch, Director, MS Financial Crime and Compliance Management presents on Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations

Professor Suzanne Lynch, Director, Financial Crime and Compliance Management, recently spoke at a Mastering AML & KYC global event hosted by Financial Times Live and The Banker. Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations have become a key concern for the banking community. Adequately determining Customer Identity and answering questions such as "How far should institutions go when capturing customer data and information" were just some of the topics discussed by the panel. Learn More.

Waging "War" Against the Cyber Threat
Cyber Threat Article Featured in Frontline Security Magazine

Dr. James Norrie, Dean of Business and Justice Studies, was recently published in Frontline Security Magazine. His article entitled "Waging "War" Against the Cyber Threat" discusses how labels have been used to help the general population understand the nuances of the cyber industry and define the growing cyber threat. These labels fall into three categories: Geophysical, as in a "place" or "space", Biomedical, as in a "virus" or conducting a "system health check", and "War", as in "cyber weapons", "digital warfare" and "bad actors". The newest metaphor, "Cyber Terrorism", may be the best one yet.
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MS Financial Crime and Compliance Management Faculty presents on N-Dex at IALEIA annual conference

Dale Smith

Dale Smith, adjunct instructor in both the BS Economic Crime Investigation and MS Financial Crime and Compliance Management programs co-presented on the use of the National Data Exchange (N-DEx) at the joint International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (IALEIA) / Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Units annual training event. Utica College is an education partner with IALEIA.
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Three UC Faculty present at 18th annual New York State Cyber Security Conference

The 18th New York State Cyber Security Conference and the 10th Annual Symposium on Information Assurance was held June 2-3 at the Empire State Plaza in Albany, NY.

Austen Givens, Professor of Practice of Cybersecurity, Leonard Popyack, Associate Professor of Cybersecurity, and Anthony Martino, Director of the Northeast Cybersecurity Forensics Center, were three of the industry experts who presented on the latest information security trends and solutions.
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MHA Health Care Program Director Appointed to State Nursing Home Administration Board

Doctor Dana Hart

Dr. Dana Hart, Director of the online Health Care Administration Graduate Program, has been appointed to the New York State Health Department, New York State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators. Dr. Hart will add much value as the sole academic professor on the board through 2017, "I am pleased to accept this honor. I will bring over 25 years of ongoing research and teaching experience to the Board and continue to incorporate learns in enhancing the Long Term Care specialization within our Master of Science in Health Care Administration program."

Dr. Hart will also be a part of the competency subcommittee that is reviewing standardization of the Nursing Home Licensure application process.

Professors Brown and Philo Present at Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

Raymond Philo and Doctor James Brown

Raymond Philo, Cybersecurity Professor and Executive Director of the Economic Crime and Cybersecurity Institute, along with Professor of Practice of Criminal Justice, Dr. James Brown, Anthony Callisto of Syracuse University, and Polly Smith of Utica College, recently co-authored a paper entitled, "Command Transitions for Criminal Justice and Other Public Administration Civil Service, Appointed and Elected Agency Leaders". All four authors presented this paper at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) conference held on March 4, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. The ACJS is an internationally recognized association that promotes criminal justice education, research, and policy analysis... Read More

Cybersecurity Professor Presents to the Magistrates Association

Judge William Virkler recently presented to the Oneida County Magistrates Association. Thirty Justices from across the County heard Prof. Virkler discuss the trial process regarding pre-trial hearings that are held to answer questions and issues raised by Defense Council prior to the start of a trial. There were dozens of possible issues raised; and the following more common hearings were covered by Prof. Virkler:... Read More

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