EMCS 2019 Heads West for Silicon Valley Residential Week

This week, the Brown University Executive Master in Cybersecurity (EMCS) Class of 2019 will be in residence in San Francisco for a week of experiential learning, classroom activity, and preliminary capstone “flash” presentations. The cohort will meet with business leaders from some of Silicon Valley’s most famous global players, cutting-edge service providers, and non-government organizations.

Though not on campus, coursework will continue.

  • Brown Computer Science Professors Roberto Tamassia and Bernardo Palazzi will wrap up the Applied Cryptography and Data Privacy course.
  • EMCS faculty member and partner at Robinson+Cole, Linn Freedman, will kick off her half of the Privacy and Personal Data Protection course – sharing her insights from the cybersecurity challenges facing global Fortune 100 companies today.
  • Ravi Pendse will launch the Management of IT Systems and Cybersecurity Risks course including a guest CEO and vivid stories from his vast experience.

The week will see each student presenting a short “flash” talk on their progress with their Critical Challenge Projects, a capstone requirement for the EMCS degree. The non-stop schedule includes a number of social events in the city where students will get the chance to mingle with our newly graduated EMCS Class of 2018, other Brown alums, and some special guests.

To schedule a meetup to learn more about connecting with EMCS in Silicon Valley this week, contact us at 401-863-2700 or ExecMasters@brown.edu.

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