Teaching Cyber Security, Teens and Later School Start TimeThe Matt Townsend Show
- Oct 18, 2016
The Future Teaching of CyberSecurity (17:07) Dr. Nasir Memon is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at NYU Tandon. His research interests include digital forensics, biometrics, data compression, network security, security, and human behavior. In 2008, Cyber Security Awareness Week, also called (C-SAW), was founded with goal to draw engineering students into cybersecurity. This 13th Annual Conference, over 20,000 students from around the world will participate in CSAW, and is the largest student ran cybersecurity event in the world. The cyber security industry will need 1.5 million more workers than will be qualified for jobs by the year 2020. It is more crucial than ever to educate the next generation of cyber security professionals. Program founder Dr. Memon explains CSAW and the future of cyber security. Why Teen Brains Need Later School Start Time (1:03:12) Dr. Kyla Wahlstrom is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Minnesota. Her research work over the past 25 years has examined school and district leadership and the outcomes that result from educational policy initiatives. She has been researching later high school start times for the past 20 years, including her recently completed 3-year study for the CDC. The results of that research were used by the American Academy of Pediatrics to inform their national policy statement in 2014 about the need for later high school starting times. Dr. Wahlstrom shares the research. Catlin Thomas - Cures for the Common Cold (1:28:34) We’ve all had to deal with it before, and we have all suffered its wrath at times. It can knock us out and leave us begging for it to stop. Yes, people, I am talking about the common cold. Our very own producer Caitlin Thomas joins us over the phone this morning to talk more about things we can do to fight that nasty common cold. Scariest Things Kids Have Told Their Parents (1:51:20) Julie Nelson (the "Child Whisperer") has a master's degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development. She teaches classes such as Applied Parenting and Marriage and Relationship Skills at Utah Valley University. Julie has written two books about parenting including Keep it Real and Grab a Plunger. She is here with us today to talk about scary things kids have told their parents. Show More...