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NSU Professor Offers Advice on What to do if You are Affected by the Marriott Data Breach

Recently, Marriott, which owns Starwood hotels, disclosed that the Starwood guest reservation system had been hacked which resulted in the second biggest corporate data breach in history. Millions of former guests have had their personal information, such as credit card numbers, phone numbers and passport numbers compromised. Yair Levy, Ph.D.,…


NSU Professor Offers Advice on How to Watch Out for Holiday Shopping Scams

Yair Levy, Ph.D., director of the Center for e-Learning Security Research and professor of cybersecurity and information systems at NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing, recently spoke about how to watch out for holiday shopping scams. Dr. Levy said to only shop with retailers you trust and suggested to have a credit…


NSU’s Vice President of Clinical Operations Featured in Miami Herald

Leonard Pounds, M.S., was recently names NSU’s vice president of Clinical Operations. Pounds will oversee all clinic operations and will work to enhance the patient experience at NSU’s 39 centers where 220,000 patients visit yearly. He will also work closely with NSU’s deans to strengthen our academic programs and ensure…


Nova Southeastern University To Welcome Local High School Students for Cybersecurity Month Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – There’s no way to escape it – we’re all interconnected via our electronic devices. And while our mobile phones, smart watches and tablets are allowing us to communicate in ways never before imagined, criminals are also drawn to these platforms as it…


NSU Dean Offers Bullying Advice in Washington Post Article

According to the book, “No More Mean Girls: The Secret to Raising Strong, Confident, and Compassionate Girls,” research proves that severe childhood bullying puts children in a higher risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviors.  Hard to detect actions, such as spreading rumors and saying hurtful comments on, and off-line, often…


NSU Graduate Creates Software That Predicts Breast Cancer with High Accuracy

Anabetsy Rivero recently graduate from Nova Southeastern University with a Masters in Computer Science from the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC), distinguishing herself on two levels. She is an unusual biochemistry graduate who went on to complete a graduate degree in computer science, and Rivero also formed her own…


NSU Graduate Creates Software That Predicts Breast Cancer Diagnosis with High Accuracy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Anabetsy Rivero, 29, graduated today from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) with a Masters in Computer Science from the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC), distinguishing herself on two levels. She is an unusual biochemistry graduate who went on to complete a graduate degree in…


Women in Technology Seminar set at Nova Southeastern University for Friday, Feb. 23

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Engineering and Computing will hold its first Women in Technology seminar Friday, Feb. 23, in collaboration with sponsors Ultimate Software, Chen Moore, LexisNexis, Align Innovation, Modernizing Medicine and FPL. The seminar, for students and people in…


Cyber Monday: Online Safety Tips from a Cybersecurity Expert

According to the Sun Sentinel, this year, Cyber Monday is expected to be the largest online shopping day ever with $6.6 billion in sales, which means it’s more important than ever to safeguard your online data. In a recent interview, the Sun Sentinel asked Yair Levy, Ph.D., director of the Center for…


NSU Professor Featured on Your South Florida PBS

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. The goal is to encourage communities to work together to stop bullying and cyberbullying. In a recent interview with the PBS show, “Your South Florida,” Meline Kevorkian, Ed.D., associate provost of Academic Quality Assessment and Accreditation, explained what bullying really is and discussed the…


Online Scammers Are Going After Your Grandparents

Scammers often target vulnerable older people. According to the Federal Trade Commission, impostor scams were deemed the fastest-growing type of scams in the U.S. last year, and older Americans are especially vulnerable to them. Seniors should be motivated to receive training on cybersecurity measures. “It is important to know what…


Employers Need to Invest More Money for New Technology Training

According to Miami Today News, colleges and universities in South Florida are racing to keep up with current technology by developing programs to help students prepare for new jobs in technology. NSU’s dean of the College of Engineering and Computing, Yao Tao, Ph.D., explained to Miami Today News that technology is…


Nova Southeastern University’s College of Engineering And Computing Strengthens Key Alliances with Latin America Universities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FLA. – As part of its ongoing effort to foster global education, research and international cooperation, Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) have signed several memorandums of understanding with Latin America universities attending the 15th annual Latin American and Caribbean Consortium…


Nova Southeastern University Listed as one of 10 Best Cyber Security Colleges

Cyber Security has become much more important as cyber-attacks are only becoming more common and more harmful. Because of this, there is also a need for people who have expertise in this area. With so many jobs available, and the need to fill them so dire, many more colleges are offering…


Nova Southeastern University to Host Cybersecurity Day

** ATTENTION PHOTO & ASSIGNMENT EDITORS ** Awesome Story & Photo/Video Opportunity   WHO: More than 200 high school juniors and seniors from Miami-Dade County Public Schools, officials from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the National Security Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security and NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing WHAT: Third…


Nova Southeastern University Receives Approval to Offer General Engineering Degree Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is pleased to announce that it has been approved by the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) degree in general engineering beginning fall 2016. “This…