Kayla Rowton

Student Spotlight - Kayla Rowton

Feb. 25, 2020

Kayla Rowton is an applicant to the Master’s in TCP program. She graduated with a 4.0 summa cum laude with a Bachelor’s of Science in Management Information Systems, and she has been nominated for the CU Graduate Fellowship for Diversity. Kayla was also a Phillips 66 Scholar, Koch Scholar, and...

Cheffren Canady

Alumni Spotlight - Cheffren Canady

Feb. 1, 2020

Cheffren Canady In 2018, Cheffren Canady graduated from the CU Dual Degree program with an MS in TCP and MBA from the Leeds School of Business. He is now Director of Sales Engineering for the Zayo Group , and is also an Army Veteran. Recently, TCP had the chance to...

Mark Lofquist Graduating in December 2019

Alumni Spotlight - Mark Lofquist

Jan. 29, 2020

Mark Lofquist graduated from the CU Boulder TCP Program with a PhD in Telecommunications Cybersecurity in December. TCP had a chance to sit down with Dr. Lofquist recently and hear more about his extensive experience in the TCP career field.

Bryan Sparling

Alumni & Faculty Spotlight - Bryan Sparling

Jan. 6, 2020

Bryan Sparling, MS TCP Instructor and Colonel, US Army Retired Sparling is a consultant, strategist and cyber operations expert. Colonel Sparling was an early leader in military Information Warfare and Cyber Operations. He is now the Senior Vice President at Horizon Strategies, LLC, the founder of Victory 6, LLC, and...

presidential alert texts

National Emergency Alerts Potentially Vulnerable to Attack

Dec. 23, 2019

In October of 2018, phones across America recieved a text that was the first trial run for a new national alert system. This system was developed by several U.S. government agencies as a way to warn as many people across the United States as possible if a disaster was imminent...

Cybersecurity Is People. Cybersecurity Is Diversity.

Cybersecurity Is People. Cybersecurity Is Diversity.

Dec. 18, 2019

The talent and skills gap in cybersecurity is getting larger every year, as the threats grow and security becomes more important to every industry and organization; we needed an extra million people in 2017 and it is projected that by 2021, the shortfall could be 3.5 million cybersecurity professionals ...

CU Boulder students win the DOE CyberForce Competition locally at NREL, and placed 34th out of 103 teams competing nationally.

TCP Newsletter - December 2019

Dec. 3, 2019

CU team wins DOE Cyberforce Competition, Cybersecurity for Space panel highlights, Student Spotlights on Divyakumari Kumaranathan, Shilpa Joshy and Karl Olson, and the latest news and upcoming events relevant to tech, cyber and policy at CU Boulder.

Shilpa Joshy, MS in TCP '20, and Karl Olson, PhD in CS '22

Student Spotlight - Shilpa Joshy & Karl Olson

Dec. 2, 2019

Recently, TCP’s BuffOvrFlows cyber competition team won the local division of the Department of Energy’s annual CyberForce Competition . The team also placed 34th overall out of the 103 teams competing nationally. In a recent interview, team members Shilpa Joshy and Karl Olson shared some great knowledge about their experience...

Stock image of graduation.

6 Top Nontechnical Degrees for Cybersecurity

Nov. 24, 2019

A computer science degree isn't the only path into a cybersecurity career. The gap between trained cybersecurity professionals and need is on the order of 4 million people worldwide , and yet not nearly enough students are in computer science and cybersecurity university programs around the world to bridge that...

Divyakumari Kumaranathan Headshot Photo

Student Spotlight - Divyakumari Kumaranathan

Nov. 21, 2019

Divyakumari Kumaranathan is a second year graduate student in the TCP Masters program at CU Boulder, and will be graduating in May 2020. She is specializing in Wireless Networking. Kumaranathan is also currently a Wireless Lab Engineer intern at CableLabs. Recently, TCP got a chance to talk to her about...