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ITM’s Jeremy Hajek selected by Verizon to be a panelist for “Verizon Internet of Things – Smart Seminars – Smart Cities” seminar

June 16th, 2015 Comments off

During this interactive seminar, Verizon Smart Cities specialists and strategic solutions providers demonstrated how the “Internet of Things” can make a positive impact on the future of Chicago and its surrounding communities to increase economic growth through sustainability, enhance safety and security, and improve operational efficiencies.

Industry Associate Professor Jeremy Hajek joined an exciting line-up of local guests and speakers for a panel discussion. Included on the panel:

Daniel Burrus
Futurist, Technology Strategist, and Trends Forecaster, and New York Times bestselling author

Michael Jasso
Bureau Chief of Economic Development, Cook County

Simona Rollinson
CIO, Bureau of Technology, Cook County

Learn more about Professor Hajek’s participation in the Verizon Internet of Things – Smart Seminars – Smart Cities

ForenSecure: Cyber Forensics and Security Conference at IIT – a Huge Success!

April 29th, 2015 Comments off

More than 220 cyber security professionals participated in ForenSecure ’15: Cyber Forensics and Security Conference and Expo at Illinois Institute of Technology’s Rice Campus in Wheaton. In its 13th year, this industry-focused technical conference attracted representatives from Google, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Exelon, Cisco, Verizon, Comcast, Allstate Insurance, Argonne National Laboratory, Booz Allen Hamilton, CDW, Chicago Public Schools, CNA Insurance, Fermilab, Ford Motor Company, Motorola Solutions, Navistar, U.S. Marines, and Alcatel-Lucent. Universities such as Boston University, University of Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, Loyola University, Lewis University, Northern Illinois University, Wheaton College, University of Wisconsin, University of Dubuque (Iowa) and several community colleges, and other organizations were also represented.

This multi-tracked conference included discussion and debate by local, regional, national, and international organizations and universities over cyber security, forensics, data/information governance, cyber crime, cyber security legislation and legal issues, ethical hacking, eDiscovery, cloud forensics, steganography, policy and compliance, privacy, wireless security, cloud computing, credit card fraud, drones, identity theft, and more.

William Lidinsky, director, School of Applied Technology Computer Security and Forensics Laboratory; interim director, Center for Cyber Security and Forensics Education; and industry professor of Information Technology and Management headed up the conference with co-chairs, Ben Khodja (ITM ’12,  M.S. CYF ’15) and Yalinne Castelan Guzman (ITM, M.S. CYF ’16).

Several IIT faculty presented at conference sessions including Mohammad Shahidehpour, Bodine Chair professor of electrical and computer engineering; Henry Perritt Jr, professor of law; Ray Trygstad, director of information technology at IIT School of Applied Technology; and Adam Rouse, legal fellow for the Institute of Science, Law, and Technology at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law; Bonnie Goins and William Slater III, adjunct industry professors of information technology and management;.

Student presentations from Lidinsky’s ITMS 448/548-Cyber Security Technologies, ITMS 539-Steganography, and ITMS 549-Cyber Security Technologies: Projects & Advanced Methods courses were featured both days. Presentations included various forms of steganography, how to defend Android apps, RADISH (Remotely-Accessible Dynamic Infrastructure for Students to Hack) developed at IIT, and more.

More information about ForenSecure: Cyber Forensics & Security Conference & Expo

More Information about Cyber Forensics and Securiey Lab at Illinois Institute of Technology School of Applied Technology

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ABC7 reporter, Chuck Goudie, interviews School of Applied Technology Associate Professor Jeremy Hajek about the issues of digital age tornado notifications

April 28th, 2015 Comments off

Tornado warnings have traditionally relied on a siren system that was designed 50 years ago. In this digital age, the ABC7 I-Team investigates how people will be informed of a coming tornado, who pushes the button to activate digital warnings and what happens to those people not plugged in.

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IIT Real-Time Communications (RTC) Projects Presentations

April 14th, 2015 Comments off

See ITM student presentations, demonstrations and poster sessions on Wednesday, April 29 from 5:30-8:30 PM. Free

Presentations include:

  • Indoor Location for NG911
  • NG9-1-1 test beds
  • The Gateway Project
  • SIP Registration Rates
  • Voice over IIT at Main Campus

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Congratulations to ITM Undergraduate Student Eric Tendian

April 6th, 2015 Comments off

Eric Tendian has been selected to attend on behalf of College Founders, the VIP special event to teach students about building their legacy. A small group of students (listed below) will sit down with Pete Kadens, Co-founder & President of SoCore Energy, for a private conversation on what it means to think long-term and build their legacy, not just professionally, but also personally.

The following IIT students were chosen to participate in the Future Founders VIP event:

Bart Grabowski (SSB)
Jong Massaquoi (SSB)
Eric Tendian (SAT)
Sunny Shah (LC)
James Mwakichako (CS)

Event details:
Wednesday, April 8
4-5PM
Located at SoCore Energy, 225 W. Hubbard, Suite 200, Chicago

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FOX 32 Chicago News interviews ITM’s Jeremy Hajek regarding fob dead zone

April 1st, 2015 Comments off

School of Applied Technology Associate Professor Jeremy Hajek is interviewed on FOX 32 Chicago News about the possible causes of a key fob dead zone in Chicago.

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Automated Drone presentation by Jeremy Hajek and Mark Milhouse

March 18th, 2015 Comments off

Jeremy Hajek, ITM Industry Associate Professor, and ITM student Mark Milhouse spoke at the 25th Annual DePaul Law Review Symposium “The UAS Dilemma: Unlimited Potential, Unresolved Concerns”, on their Automated Drone. They discussed the IT and technical challenges of an automated drone.

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Dean’s article appears in the International Journal of Innovation Science

March 17th, 2015 Comments off

The article titled “Exploiting Intellectual Capital for Economic Renewal” was written by Dr. C. Robert Carlson, Dean of the School of Applied Technology, former ITM professor Praveen Gupta, and Helena Santos Rodrigues. It appears in the International Journal of Innovation Science Volume 7 –Number 1 – 2015. The study proposes a model to analyze the relationship between leadership, intellectual capital (human, structural, and relational), and their contribution to economic renewal.

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ITM Faculty and Student to Show Their Automated Drone

February 25th, 2015 Comments off

Jeremy Hajek, ITM Industry Associate Professor, and ITM student Mark Milhouse will be showing their automated drone and will discuss the technical challenges at the 25th Annual DePaul Law Review Symposium.

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ITM’s Jeremy Hajek quoted in Security Sales & Integration magazine

February 25th, 2015 Comments off

Jeremy Hajek’s, Industry Associate Professor of Information Technology and Management, comments appear in the article “Home Security Systems, Peripherals Said to Be Vulnerable to Hacking” in Security Sales & Integration magazine.

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