SRU welcomes Murray Jennex to discuss cybersecurity at April 12 event


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Slippery Rock University’s Center for Cybersecurity and Advanced Computing is hosting guest speaker Murray Jennex, one of the top computer information scholars in the world, at its biannual Cyberspace Event, April 12.

April 7, 2022

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. — Slippery Rock University's Cyberspace Event is going hybrid. Cyberspace is a biannual meeting hosted by SRU's Center for Cybersecurity and Advanced Computing to address issues related to the cybersecurity industry with invited speakers and presentations by SRU students. This year's event will occur in two concurrent formats, via Zoom and in-person, 12:30-2 p.m., April 12, at the Vincent Science Center, Room 105. The event is free and open to the public and registration is available online.

The guest speaker will be Murray Jennex, a clinical professor of computer information and decision making at West Texas A&M University, whose talk is titled "Threats, Threats, Everywhere! The Impact of COVID, The Great Resignation, and Ukraine on the Security Landscape." Jennex, a former U.S. Navy nuclear power propulsion officer, will discuss the ways organizations have had to rethink cybersecurity to address new threats and revise their approach to old threats, as well as what organizations need to do to plan for changing work processes and managing users.



Jennex is the founding and current editor of the International Journal of Knowledge Management and president of the Foundation for Knowledge Management. His areas of expertise include knowledge management, crisis response, project management, system analysis and design, information systems security, e-commerce and organizational effectiveness. He is the author of more than 200 journal articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings and he is listed on the Stanford University/Elseveir list of the top 2% most cited scientists in the world.

The Cyberspace Event will also include SRU students presenting real-world case scenarios and live software demonstrations and applications that address cybersecurity challenges. 

For more information, email Nitin Sukhija, associate professor of computer science and director of the C2AC, at or visit the C2AC at 

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