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Meeting the Need for Cyber Security Professionals

When Vernon McCandlish was entering the job market about 25 years ago, jobs such as malware analyst and digital forensics incident responder didn't exist.

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PHOTO: 19th Annual SymposiumSeniors Presented Research at 19th Annual Symposium

April 29, 2015

JMU professor is challenging theorists thoughts on moral intuition and trying to find the most effective way to teach ethics in a classroom.

PHOTO:JMU StudentsIntelligence Analysis Seniors Take a Crack at Improving U.S. Banking

April 15, 2015

Devising strategies to increase the competitiveness of U.S. banks is kind of a big task, and four seniors in JMU's intelligence analysis program are getting a taste of just how complex that task is as they work on their capstone project.

PHOTO: Dr. WaltonFormer CIA Agent Turns to Classroom

January 14, 2015

Walton brought his expertise to JMU, where he now wants to teach his students to be good problem-solvers. ”My job is to educate students on what the job is really like. Make sure they understand what the chances of them getting a job are,” he said.

PHOTO: ISAT alums at SBPIA Professor Collaborates with IBM

October 16, 2014

Within the Intelligence Analysis (IA) program, faculty recognize that the best way to prepare students for the future is to simply teach with the type of software they will be using in their careers.