Jorgensen, Robert M
Assistant Professor - Cybersecurity
CS 620
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Last Updated: 10/24/18 -

Robert joined the faculty of Utah Valley University in 2013 after a 20 year professional career along the Wasatch Front. He is the Program Director for UVU's Cybersecurity programs, including the new Master of Science in Cybersecurity launching Fall 2017. Robert is a frequent presenter and panelist at conferences ranging from the Governor’s Utah Economic Summit  to cybersecurity conferences such as BSidesSLC and Derbycon. He is active in the local cybersecurity community as the CSX Liaison for the Utah Chapter of ISACA, the President of the Salt Lake City Chapter of (ISC)2, and a member of the board of directors of UtahSec. 

Robert also is frequently contributes to television and radio as an expert in cybersecurity. He has appeared on ABC4, KUTV CBS 2, and KSL NEWSRADIO. 

Robert is a member of UVU Faculty Senate as well as the Information Technology Curriculum Commmitee and the Cybersecurity Curriuculum Committee.

Recent Media Appearances and Events:
Are Cloud Connected Toys Safe? - ABC4
What Can You Learn From the World's Largest Cybersecurity Conference? - ABC4
Is The US Safe From a Cyber Attack? - ABC4
UVU: Global Challenges in Cybersecurity - Panel, UVU's Fulton Library
Data Privacy Day Feature ABC4

Social Media:
Twitter: @rmjorg

Robert's UVU Cybersecurity Blog
Master of Science in Cybersecurity Information Page

Current courses taught:
IT 3700 - Network Defense and Countermeasures
IT 4750 - Network Security and Operations Capstone
IT 6330 - Cybersecurity Operations
IT 6370 - Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessment
IT 6740 - Advanced Network Defense and Countermeasures

Previous courses taught:
INFO 1120 - Information Systems and Technology Fundamentals
IT 2700 - Information Security Fundamentals
IT 2800 - Computer Forensic Fundamentals
IT 4850 - Digital Forensics Investigations
IT 6350 - Law/Ethics/Privacy in Cybersecurity

Professional Certifications:
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
GIAC Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester (GXPN)
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
GIAC Web Application Defender (GWEB)