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Dr. John Sands
Dr. John Sands
Department Chair, Computer Integrated Technologies
Moraine Valley Community College


John Sands brings over twenty five years of experience in information technology management and information assurance. John earned a Ph.D. for Colorado State University. As a 25 year employee of Moraine Valley Community College, Dr. Sands is currently the department chair of the Computer Integrated Technologies programs. Erich also develop and taught several classes for Northwestern University Graduate School of Continuing Studies in the area of Information Security Management. Over the last twelve years John has also served as a Principle Investigator (PI), Co-PI and project evaluator for numerous National Science Foundation (NSF) Advance Technology Education centers and projects. John was also instrumental in establishing the Center for System Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA) NSF ATE project #9950037, one of the country’s first comprehensive Centers for Advanced Technology Education. John holds several industry certifications including: CISSP, CCIA, A+, Network+ and Security+. John served as a senior researcher for Cisco Learning Institute in the area of technical education.

Speaking Schedule
Thursday, September 19, 3:05 - 4:00pm - Using Virtualization Technology to Support Cybersecurity Curricula and Competitions































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