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October is National CyberSecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) and the School of Computing is pleased to present USA Health CIO, Dr. Steven Travers, on Wednesday, October 21, for their monthly cyber lecture series.  The virtual presentation will begin at 2:30 pm and will be hosted by the School’s Center for Forensics, Information Technology and Security (CFITS). data-lightbox='featured'

CyberSecurity Lecture Series Features USA Health CIO, Dr. Steven Travers

October is National CyberSecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) and the School of Computing is pleased to present USA Health CIO, Dr. Steven Travers, on Wednesday, October 21, for their monthly cyber lecture series.  The virtual presentation will begin at 2:30 pm and will be hosted by the School’s Center for Forensics, Information Technology and Security (CFITS).

To join the zoom presentation, please visit:  https://southalabama.zoom.us/j/97964093528

Dr. Travers oversees all aspects of information technology for USA Health, including computer systems, databases, network and telecommunications. He brings 25 years of experience in healthcare information technology to his position. He has extensive healthcare consulting experience from his previous management roles at Ernst & Young, CapGemini and Accenture.

In 2009, he founded Travers Consulting, which provided management consulting services for software development, electronic health records operations, and IT support outsourcing for the healthcare industry. Dr. Travers received a bachelor’s degree in microbiology and went on to earn a master’s degree in biology from the University of South Alabama. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from Millsaps College and a Ph.D. in management from USA.

The CFITS lecture series is held each month on the third Wednesday and features professional development opportunities for those in the technology industry. The series continues next month on November 18 with guest speaker, David Furman, Director of Information Technology and Risk Compliance at USA.

Each year, during National CyberSecurity Awaremess Month, the cybersecurity professional community comes together to focus on cybersecurity and encourage others to exercise proper cyber hygiene.  The Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance has sponsored NCSAM since its inception in 2004.

The University of South Alabama's Information Security Office has constructed important cybersecurity topics for each week in October. This year's theme focuses on Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart. and will provide some helpful information on how to improve your cybersecurity posture.

For more information, visit:
https://www.southalabama.edu/departments/csc/informationsecurity/cybersmart/


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