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Cyber Explorers Workshop Saturday, Oct. 21

Webster to Host Cyber Explorers Camp Oct. 21

October 17, 2017

Webster University's Corporate Relations presents a Cyber Explorers Camp in partnership with MasterCard and the Walker School of Business and Technology at our Webster Groves campus Saturday, Oct. 21. Webster Cybersecurity program lead Paul Frazier will lead this dynamic event. There will be 24 students from various St. Louis-area school districts attending this event. Guests will participate in a series of interactive training sessions focused on stimulating interest in cybersecurity and computer science.

tags: academics, school of business and technology, webster life, webster today, cybersecurity, partnerships

Keep these recommendations in mind when you are traveling both internationally and domestically

Tech Tips for Travelers

October 16, 2017

As Webster University’s International programs continue to grow, so do the number of our students, faculty, and staff that can be found in one of many different countries across the globe at any one time. The Information Technology department can find itself frustrated with foreign locations and governments that may seem at odds with our established IT policies and procedures. Below are some recommendations to keep in mind when you are traveling both internationally and domestically.

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month kicks off their first week with tips to stay secure online

Cyber Security Awareness Month: 4 Steps for Safety

October 03, 2017

We are excited to kick off the first week of National Cyber Security Awareness Month. For this week, we are focusing on how to secure yourself at home. We have a tremendous number of resources to help you. Week 1 will address the top consumer cyber concern, provide simple steps to protect against these concerns and teach you what to do if you fall victim to a cybercrime.

tags: webster life, webster today, global, cybersecurity, information technology

Webster in the news

In the News: Cybersecurity, Design and Theatre Alumni

September 20, 2017

Webster University's cybersecurity program was covered in the Orange County Business Journal and the Orange County Register as it expands to the Irvine, California, campus this fall. ... BFA Graphic Design alumna Ashley Webelhuth was profiled as the “Designer of the Week” in the major design periodical, PRINT Magazine. ... Conservatory alumna Courtney (Dempsey) Burkett and the Detroit Public Theatre she co-founded was featured in American Theatre Magazine.

tags: academics, alumni, in the news, cybersecurity, graphic design, college of fine arts, school of business and technology, conservatory of theatre arts, webster today

MS in Cybersecurity available at Leiden campus

Cybersecurity: Webster Leiden captures and secures the flag with Hackershub

May 19, 2017

Webster Leiden launched a capture the flag event together with Hackershub to generate awareness about the MS Cybersecurity program. The capture the flag event was held on Thursday, February 16, where interested students learned about the cybersecurity program, study options, flexibility and what they could expect from the only accredited American university in the Netherlands.

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Webster in the news

In the News: School of Ed ranking; Alakoc on terror threats; Chess in Biz Journal

March 17, 2017

International Relations assistant professor Burcu Pinar Alakoc was interviewed on KMOX about security threats, the Final Four-bound chess team and coaches were highlighted by the St. Louis Business Journal, and Webster's state rankings among schools of education was mentioned on St. Louis Public Radio and in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, faculty, international relations, chess, cybersecurity, in the news, school of education, webster today

Stroble and Curtis on Fox 2

In the News: Cybersecurity, Chess, Schubert in TV Interviews

October 04, 2016

President Elizabeth Stroble and assistant professor Jim Curtis were featured on Fox 2 to discuss the growing cybersecurity program, chess coach Susan Polgar and Ray Robson were on STL Live to discuss Webster's four-time national champion chess team, and Vienna international relations assistant professor Samuel Schubert was on Austrian National Television to offer insights on the U.S. presidential election.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, in the news, cybersecurity, vienna, international relations, faculty, global, school of business and technology, webster today

Webster community members in the news.

In the News: Stroble, Curtis on cyber security; de Jong on MBA; Polgar in Das Magazin

September 01, 2016

President Beth Stroble and faculty member Jim Curtis were on KMOX radio to discuss cyber security trends, MBA alum Pascal de Jong praised Webster's faculty and network in Dutch magazine "Hello Zuidas," and Susan Polgar was featured in the Swiss magazine, "Das Magazin."

tags: academics, alumni, faculty, global, in the news, chess, mba, cybersecurity, school of business and technology, webster life, webster today

The Cybersecurity Program is one of the fastest growing degree programs at Webster University.

Cybersecurity Degree Program Expanding to Jacksonville

August 02, 2016

Classes for Webster University’s popular Cybersecurity program start this fall in Jacksonville, it was announced today. The program is one of the fastest growing graduate programs at Webster University and with good reason: the cybersecurity field is one of the fastest-growing industries in the United States. It was launched in Colorado Springs in 2014 and since has expanded to Webster’s locations in St. Louis, Kansas, the Washington D.C. region, Orlando and Webster’s campuses in Vienna, Austria and Leiden, The Netherlands.

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Joseph Pederson presents on how investigators uncovered the largest municipal fraud case in U.S. history.

Walker School Hosts MFFI Conference on Fraud

May 27, 2016

Webster's George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology was host for the annual Midwest Financial Fraud Investigator’s Conference. The organization formed by law enforcement and financial institution investigators in order to exchange information regarding individuals who engage in criminal activity. “We’re proud to build a relationship between the Walker School and MFFI," said professor Rich Dippel, who noted the topic is a good fit for students in Webster's Forensic Accounting and Cybersecurity programs.

tags: academics, faculty, school of business and technology, forensic accounting, cybersecurity, partnerships, webster life, webster today


In the News: Johnson in Hello Zuidas, Williams in Mother Jones, Barnidge in National Interest

May 25, 2016

Walker School interim dean Tom Johnson was interviewed in Dutch magazine Hello Zuidas on the importance of cybersecurity as that program prepares for launch at the Leiden campus, International Relations lecturer and coordinator Robert Barnidge authored a feature in The National Interest on France's approach to Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, and Gywneth Williams was quoted in Mother Jones for an article about "men's rights" organizations' response to the Donald Trump campaign.

tags: college of arts and sciences, international relations, political science, cybersecurity, leiden, faculty, school of business and technology, webster today

Webster University's booth at the Annual G2I Conference in St. Louis

G2I Donates $35K to Webster for New Scholarship Fund

May 12, 2016

The annual technology conference Gateway to innovation donated $35,000 to Webster University for a new scholarship fund Wednesday. The new award will be called Webster University Gateway to Innovation Scholarship and will be used to assist students studying technology or cybersecurity at Webster University.

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During her weeklong visit as Woodrow Wilson Fellow, Mercedes Tunstall delivered a public talk,

Wilson Fellow Talks Cybersecurity, Social Media, Finance with Students, Partners

April 11, 2016

Mercedes Tunstall concluded her visit to Webster University last week as the second Woodrow Wilson Fellow from the Council of Independent Colleges. She spent April 4-8 in St. Louis visiting faculty members, students, alumni and community members in several engaging occasions to discuss social media, privacy, legal issues and cybersecurity. Her background as a Washington attorney and FTC staff attorney lent great insight to students in legal studies, cybersecurity, human rights and communications and journalism courses.

tags: academics, alumni, president, partnerships, cybersecurity, human rights, home page, legal studies, journalism, webster life, webster today