Jesse Varsalone

MEDIA GUIDE TO UMUC EXPERTS / CYBERSECURITY

Collegiate Associate Professor, Computer Networks and Cybersecurity

Areas of Expertise
Hacking; computer and network forensics; incident response. NOTE: VARSALONE IS THE ACADEMIC ADVISOR TO THE UMUC CYBER PADAWANS, THE UNIVERSITY’S CYBER COMPETITION TEAM.

Background
Varsalone has been teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level for more than 20 years and also has taught for five years at the Defense Cyber Investigations Training Academy (DCITA), where he was a member of the network intrusions track. He is the academic advisor to the UMUC Cyber Padawans, the university’s award-winning cyber competition team.

Varsalone holds a number of certifications in the IT field, including A+, Net+, iNet+, Server+, Linux+, CTT+, CISSP, MSCE, CCNA, and CCNA Security. An experienced conference speaker, Varsalone has presented at a variety of Department of Defense Cyber Crime Conferences. He was a member of the Red Team for several years on the Mid-Atlantic College Cyber Defense Competition.

He has a master’s degree from the University of South Florida and a bachelor’s degree from George Mason University.

 


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