Addressing Threats to U.S. Borders and Cybersecurity [Webinar Transcripts]

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By Matt Rowley
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Two of the nation’s top critical infrastructures, information technology and customs and border security, are top of mind for many Americans. Among the hottest topics involving these infrastructures are the threats facing the U.S. cybersecurity network and the country’s border patrol. From drug and human smuggling to cyberattacks to terrorist travel, the nation’s digital network and physical borders are dealing with unprecedented issues. What can those in law enforcement do to serve and protect the citizenry?
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Columbia Southern University hosted “Addressing Threats to U.S. Borders and Cybersecurity,” a webinar discussion and Q&A session with CSU’s College of Safety and Emergency Services.

Dean and Assistant Provost Misti Kill, Ph.D., moderated the presentation while academic program directors Sancho Manzano, Ph.D., and Tamara Mouras, Ph.D., discussed issues facing U.S. cybersecurity and border patrol. The trio fielded questions at the end of the presentation. To read transcripts of the webinar, follow the links below:

Transcript, Part 1: Protecting U.S. Borders Using Cybersecurity
Transcript, Part 2: How the U.S. Border Patrol Addresses Drug Smuggling, Human Trafficking and Terrorist Travel
Transcript, Part 3: Q&A

CSU offers a bachelor’s degree in information technology and cyber security, as well as a bachelor’s in homeland security. CSU also offers an associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree in criminal justice.

*These programs are not eligible for Federal Student Aid, military tuition assistance, VA funding or Learning Partner discounts.