As a university designed for busy professionals, University of Maryland University College understands the importance of a relevant, leading-edge curriculumWith cyber security programs designed by industry experts and delivered by experienced faculty, we educate our students on the latest trends and technologies.

Featured Cyber Security Faculty

S. K. Bhaskar Faculty Cyber Security

S. K. Bhaskar

Vice Dean, Computer Information Systems and Technology

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Balakrishnan Dasarathy, Faculty

Balakrishnan Dasarathy

Program Chair and Professor of Information Assurance Program

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Emma Garrison-Alexander

Professor and Vice Dean

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Mansur Hasib

Mansur Hasib

Program Chair of Graduate Cybersecurity Technology Program

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James Robertson, Faculty Computer Science

James Robertson

Program Chair, Computer Science and Software Development and Security
Collegiate Professor

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Mamadou Thiam, Faculty

Mamadou Thiam

Director of the UMUC Virtual Lab

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Jesse Varsalone

Jesse Varsalone

Collegiate Associate Professor
Coach and Captain of the UMUC Cyber Padawans

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Faculty with Connections

Many of our cyber security faculty are well-connected leaders in the field. Current or former faculty members have experience in the public and private sectors at a wide range of organizations, including

  • CSC
  • Defense Information Systems Agency
  • eBay
  • General Dynamics
  • Lucent Technologies
  • National Security Agency
  • PNC Bank
  • SAIC
  • U.S. Department of Defense
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Verizon