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About the Speaker
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    Dr. Maurice Dawson Jr.
    Director, Center for Cyber Security and Forensics Education and Assistant Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology

    Maurice Dawson is a faculty member in the School of Applied Technology to serve as Director of Illinois Institute of Technology's Center for Cyber Security and Forensics Education, which is accredited by the National Security Agency. Maurice has earned a Doctor of Computer Science from Colorado Technical University in 2009 and a Ph.D. in Cybersecurity from London Metropolitan University in 2017. Prior to joining Illinois Tech, Maurice served as an Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri - St. Louis. Dawson has received multiple Fulbright Scholar Specialist Grants to Russia and Saudi Arabia for cybersecurity and data analytics. Recognized by the DoDD 8140 as an IA System Architect and Engineer, Manager, and Cybersecurity Service Provider.