Team Earns Second Place in the CCDC
March 19th, 2013The first team from Ferris to ever participate in the College Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) achieved second place. The competition took place March 9, 2013 in Grand Rapids. The team achieved a higher rank than Baker College's team, which became the national champion last year. It is unprecedented that a team would do so well in their first year of competition, according to the CCDC. The Ferris team was made up of seven students from multiple programs. MS-ISI student Ruei-An Yang lead the group as team captain. Other MS-ISI students on the team were Wendy Hedersbeck and Shaileshwori Bhatta Acharya. BS-ISIN students Joseph Schlehuber and Eric Hendershott, BS-CNS student Julius Marshall, and BS-CIS student Chi Luong completed the team....
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MS-ISI Replaces MS-ISM in Fall 2012
March 19th, 2012The Master of Science in Information Systems Management which has been offered at Ferris State University since 1987 will be replaced by the new Master of Science in Information Security and Intelligence effective fall 2012. An environmental scan of job opportunities and academic programs nationally has confirmed a strong outlook for the field of Information Security & Intelligence and the three concentration areas of the new MS-ISI program. The program will prepare students for careers in Business Intelligence, Incident Response (proactive and reactive in areas such as hacking and digital forensics), and Project Management utilizing secure practices. Positions include security officers, analysts, forensics experts, project managers, and technical managers. Students will utilize equipment and technology valued at over two-million...
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