Herbert J. Mattord

 

 


 

Dr. Herbert Mattord teaches courses in Information Security and Assurance and Information Systems at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, GA. He is the Associate Director of the KSU Center for Information Security Education (infosec.kennesaw.edu), as well as the Assistant Chair of the Department of Information Systems. He completed 26 years of IT industry experience before becoming a full-time academic in 2002. His experiences as an application developer, database administrator, project manager, and information security practitioner are a valuable background to his teaching role at Kennesaw State University. While engaged in his IT career, he worked as an adjunct professor at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw Georgia, Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta, Georgia, Austin Community College in Austin, Texas, and Texas State University-San Marcos. He was formerly the Manager of Corporate Information Technology Security at Georgia-Pacific Corporation, where his practical knowledge of information security implementation and management was acquired. Herb is the co-author of a number textbooks with Dr. Michael Whitman and others, notably Principles of Information Security, and Management of Information Security. Herb completed his Ph.D. in Information Systems with a concentration in Information Security at Nova Southeastern University.




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Dec 12th 2016

What is the X-Factor? In Cybersecurity, the X-Factor related to unknown and unpredictable human behavior within and outside of your organization. “No one really knows why humans do what they do”, (David K. Reynolds), and because of this organizations can be unprepared for malicious, untrained, or even best intentioned behavior that can cause alarm and sometimes irreparable harm.

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Dec 12th 2016

This course is for you if you are interested in transitioning toward a managerial role in cybersecurity and mobility. Through interviews with industry experts in this area, you will learn about innovations powering the rapid spread of information technology and how they present new challenges for protecting data.

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Dec 5th 2016

Welcome to “Cybersecurity and the Internet of Things”! This course is for you if you are curious about the most recent trends and activities in the internet capabilities and concerns about programmed devices. There are complexities and areas of necessary awareness when the industrial sector becomes connected to your home.

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