Dr. Levy's Curriculum Vitae (CV):

Yair Levy, Ph.D.

Professor of Information Systems and Cybersecurity
Director, Center for Information Protection, Education, and Research (CIPhER)
College of Engineering and Computing
Nova Southeastern University
The DeSantis Building-Room 4058
3301 College Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314
E-mail: levyy@nova.edu 
Website: http://cec.nova.edu/~levyy/
Levy CyLab: http://CyLab.nova.edu/
Tel.: 954-262-2006
Fax: 954-262-3915
 
 RESEARCH INTERESTS
- Cybersecurity, social engineering, and cyber threat prevention
- Cybersecurity skills and competencies
- User-authentication and privacy issues with Web-based and e-learning systems
- Experimental research design
  For additional information, check Levy CyLab

 TEACHING INTERESTS

- Information systems security
- Information Security Risk Management
- E-commerce and Web-management
- Research methods (advanced multivariate statistics)
- Enterprise architecture and infrastructure
- Management information systems
 
 EDUCATION

2003 -

Ph.D., Management Information Systems (MIS)
College of Business Administration,
Florida International University (FIU), Miami, FL

Dissertation: “A Study of Learners' Perceived Value and Satisfaction for Implied Effectiveness of Online Learning Systems”
For full UMI/ProQuest Citation & Dissertation Abstract, click here!
Dissertation Committee Chair/Major Professor: Dr. Steve H. Zanakis
Committee Members: Dean Joyce J. Elam, Dr. Kenneth E. Murphy,
Dr. Leonard Bliss, and Dr. Michael Dompus
 

1998 -

Master of Business Administration (MBA), with MIS concentration
College of Business Administration
Florida International University (FIU), Miami, FL
 

1994 -

B.Sc., Aerospace Engineering
Department of Aerospace Engineering
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

 
  SPECIAL EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND CERTIFICATES

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Certificate of Completion - Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Training, by (ISC)2, April 25-29, 2016 (40 hours).

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Certificate of Completion, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Citizens Academy (CA) - Class of 2015 (Spring) - FBI Miami Field Office. Topics covered: White collar crimes, cyber crime, terrorism, counter terrorism, intelligence, counter intelligence, defense tactics, polygraph analysis, fingerprints, forensic, FBI SA training, evidence response analysis, violent crimes, deadly force/4th amendment/, SWAT operations, and firearms training.

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Certificate of Completion - Faculty Online Certifiction (Blackboard), Nova Southeastern University, May 2016.

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Certificate of Completion (Part 1) - Experiential Education and Learning (ExEL), Nova Southeastern University
** National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) Certificates of Completion: Fundamentals of Experiential Educational (Dec, 2017), Principles of Ethical Practice (Dec, 2017), and Assessment (Dec, 2017).

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Certificate of Completion - Title IX - Preventing Harrasment & Sexual Violance (EDU-US), Nova Southeastern University, October 2017.

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Certificate of Completion - Sexual Harassment Training, Nova Southeastern University, March 2007.

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Insitutional Review Board (IRB): Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program) - Certified in Protection of Human Research Subjects - 2005, 2009, 2011, 2015, 2018 (Exp Jan 2021)

 
 PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCE PAPERS

JOURNAL ARTICLES (§ - denotes doctoral student co-author):

- Carlton (§), M., & Levy, Y. (2017). Cybersecurity skills: The cornerstone of advanced persistent threats (APTs) mitigation. Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management (OJAKM), 5(2), 16-28.
- Dooley (§), P., Levy, Y., Parrish, J., & Hackney, R. (2017). Critical value factors in business intelligence systems implementations. Annals of Information Systems, 21, 56-63.
- Mujeye (§), S., Levy, Y., Mattord, H., & Li, W. (2016). Empirical results of an experimental study on the role of password strength and cognitive load on employee productivity. Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 4(1), 99-116.
- Hernandez (§), W., Levy, Y., & Ramim, M. (2016). An empirical assessment of employee cyberslacking in the public sector: The social engineering threat. Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 4(2), 93-109.
- Beaudin (§), S., Levy, Y., Parrish, J., & Danet, T. (2016). An empirical study of authentication methods to secure e-learning system activities against impersonation fraud. Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 4(1), 42-61.
- Melon (§), E., Levy, Y., & Dringus, L. (2016). A study on the success of group formation and cohesiveness in virtual teams using computer-mediated communications. Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 4(1), 62-81.
- White (§), N., Levy, Y., Terrell, S. & Bronsburg, S. (2016). Using data analytics to further understand the role that boredom, loneliness, social anxiety, social gratification, and social relationships (BRAG) play in a driver’s decision to text. Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 4(2), 1-16.
- Bhatnagar (§), N., Madden (§), H., & Levy, Y. (2016). Initial empirical testing of potential factors contributing to patient use of secure medical teleconferencing. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 57(1), 89-95. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08874417.2016.1181504
- Hylton (§), K., Levy, Y., Dringus, L. (2016). Utilizing webcam-based proctoring to deter misconduct in online exams. Computer & Education, 92-93, 53-63. doi:10.1016/j.compedu.2015.10.002
- Levy, Y., & Ramim, M. M. (2015). An assessment of competency-based simulations on e-learners’ management skills enhancements. Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 11, 179-190. ***Earlier draft of this paper was the recipient of The Best Research Paper Award in the Chais 2015 conference***
- Ball (§), A. L., Ramim, M. M., & Levy, Y. (2015). Examining users' personal information sharing awareness, habits, and practices in social networking sites and e-learning systems. Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 3(1), 180-207.
- Brown (§), S. D., Levy, Y., Ramim, M. M., & Parrish, J. L. (2015). Pharmaceutical companies’ documented and online privacy practices: Development of an index measure and initial test.Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 3(2), 68-88. ***Earlier draft of this paper was the recipient of The Best Research Paper Award in the Knowledge Management 2015 conference***
- Marnell (§), J. W. &, Levy, Y. (2014). Towards a model of factors affecting resistance to using multi-method authentication systems in higher-education environments. Information Security Education Journal, 1(1), 36-44.
- Mattord (§), H. J., Levy, Y., & Furnell, S. (2014). Factors for measuring password-based authentication practices. Journal of Information Privacy and Security, 10(2), 71-94. doi:10.1080/15536548.2014.924812
- Lee (§), A., & Levy, Y. (2014). The effect of information quality on trust in e-government systems’ transformation. Journal of Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy, 8(1), 76-100. doi:10.1108/TG-10-2012-0011
- Mattord (§), H. J., Levy, Y., & Furnell, S. (2013). An expert panel approach on developing a unified system authentication benchmarking index (USA-BI). International Journal of Interdisciplinary Telecommunications and Networking, 5(2), 32-42. doi:10.4018/jitn.2013040103
- Levy, Y., Ramim, M. M., & Hackney, R.A. (2013). Assessing ethical severity of e-learning systems security attacks. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 53(3), 75-84.
- Brown (§), S. D., & Levy, Y. (2013). Towards a development of an index to measure pharmaceutical companies’ online privacy practices.Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 1(1), 93-108. ***Earlier draft of this paper was the recipient of The Best Research-in-Progress Award in the Knowledge Management 2013 conference***
- Brock (§), S., & Levy, Y. (2013). The market value of information system (IS) security for e-banking. Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 1(1), 1-17. ***Earlier draft of this paper was the recipient of The Best Paper Award in the Knowledge Management 2013 conference***
- Mujeye (§), S., & Levy, Y. (2013). Complex passwords: How far is too far? The role of cognitive load on employee productivity.Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 1(1), 122-132.
- White (§), N. A., & Levy, Y. (2013). BLASST: Uncovering knowledge on how boredom, loneliness, social anxiety, social gratification, and social relationships fuel a driver’s need to text. Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 1(1), 109-121.
- Mansi (§), G., & Levy, Y. (2013). Do instant messaging interruptions help or hinder knowledge workers' task performance? International Journal of Information Management, 33(3), 591-596. doi: 10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2013.01.011
- Hejazi (§), S., & Levy, Y. (2012). The role of responsibility factors of reducing inefficiencies in IS projects on Six Sigma certification in service organizations. International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector, 4(3), 1-28. doi:10.4018/jisss.2012070101
- Levy, Y., & Ramim, M. M. (2012). A study of online exams procrastination using data analytics techniques. Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects, 8, 97-113. ***Earlier draft of this paper was the recipient of The Best Paper Award in the Chais 2012 conference***
- Schniederjans, D., Schniederjans (§), M., & Levy, Y. (2012). Equity theory based strategies for students on overcoming problems in Ph.D. dissertation committees. International Journal of Doctoral Studies, 7, 221-234. ***Earlier draft of this paper was the recipient of The Best Paper Award in the InSITE 2012 conference***

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Levy, Y., & Ellis, T. J. (2011). A guide for novice researchers on experimental and quasi-experimental studies in information systems research. Interdisciplinary Journal of Information, Knowledge, and Management, 6, 151-161.

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Levy, Y., Ramim, M. M., Furnell, S. M., & Clarke, N. L. (2011). Comparing intentions to use  university-provided vs. vendor-provided multibiometric authentication in online exams. Campus-Wide Information Systems, 28(2), 102-113. doi:10.1108/10650741111117806

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Levy, Y., & Danet (§), T. L. (2010). Implementation success model in government agencies: A case of a centralized identification system at NASA. International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector, 2(2), 19-32. doi:10.4018/jisss.2010040102

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Ferdousi (§), B., & Levy, Y. (2010). Development and validation of a model to investigate the impact of individual factors on instructors’ intention to use e-learning systems. Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects, 6, 1-21.

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Levy, Y., & Ramim, M. M. (2009). Initial development of a learners’ ratified acceptance of multibiometrics intentions model (RAMIM). Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects, 5, 379-397.

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Ellis, T. J., & Levy, Y. (2009). Towards a guide for novice researchers on research methodology: Review and proposed methods. Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology, 6, 323-337.

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Levy, Y., & Green (§), B. D. (2009). An empirical study of computer self-efficacy and the technology acceptance model in the military: A case of a U.S. Navy combat information system. Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, 21(3), 1-23. doi:10.4018/joeuc.2009070101.

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Nichols (§), A. J., & Levy, Y. (2009). Empirical assessment of college student-athletes' persistence in e-learning courses: A case study of a U.S. National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) institution. The Internet and Higher Education, 12(1), 14-25. doi:10.1016/j.iheduc.2008.10.003

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Levy, Y., Murphy, K. E., & Zanakis, S. H. (2009). A value-satisfaction taxonomy of IS effectiveness (VSTISE): A case study of user satisfaction with IS and user-perceived value of IS. International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector, 1(1), 93-118. doi: 10.4018/jisss.2009010106

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Reid (§), M. H., & Levy, Y. (2008). Integrating trust and computer self-efficacy with TAM: An empirical assessment of customers' acceptance of banking information systems (BIS) in Jamaica. Journal of Internet Banking and Commerce, 13(3), 1-18.

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Ball (§), D. M., & Levy, Y. (2008). Emerging educational technology: Assessing the factors that influence instructors’ acceptance in information systems and other classrooms. Journal of Information Systems Education, 19(4), 431-443.

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Levy, Y. (2008). An empirical development of critical value factors (CVF) of online learning activities: An application of activity theory and cognitive value theory. Computers & Education, 51(4), 1664-1675. doi:10.1016/j.compedu.2008.04.003

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Ellis, T. J., & Levy, Y. (2008). A framework of problem-based research: A guide for novice researchers on the development of a research-worthy problem. Informing Science Journal, 11, 17-33.

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Levy, Y. (2007). Comparing dropouts and persistence in e-learning courses. Computers & Education, 48(2), 185-204. doi:10.1016/j.compedu.2004.12.004

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Levy, Y., & Ellis, T. J. (2006). A systems approach to conduct an effective literature review in support of information systems research. Informing Science Journal, 9, 181-212.

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Ramim, M. M., & Levy, Y. (2006). Securing e-learning systems: A case of insider cyber attacks and novice IT management in a small university. Journal of Cases on Information Technology, 8(4), 24-34. doi: 10.4018/jcit.2006100103

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Levy, Y. (2006). The top 10 most valuable online learning activities for graduate MIS students. International Journal of Information and Communications Technology Education, 2(3), 27-44. doi:10.4018/jicte.2006070103

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Levy, Y. (2005). A case study of management skills comparison in online and on-campus MBA programs. International Journal of Information and Communications Technology Education, 1(3), 1-20. doi:10.4018/jicte.2005070101
***This paper was the recipient of IJICTE Editor's Award of Excellence***

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS:

- Wilkerson (§), W. S., Levy, Y., Kiper, R., & Snyder, M. (2017). Towards a development of a social engineering exposure index (SEXI) using publicly available personal information. Proceeding of the 2017 Cybersecurity Education, Research and Practice Conference, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, pp. 1-11.
- Nilsen (§), R., & Levy, Y., Bayer, D., & Terrell, S. (2017). A developmental study on assessing the cybersecurity competency of organizational information system users. Proceeding of the 2017 Cybersecurity Education, Research and Practice Conference, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, pp. 1-36.
- Clarke (§), K., & Levy, Y.(2017). Cybersecurity vital signs: The role of anomaly detection on insider threat triage. Proceeding of the Knowledge Management (KM) 2017 Conference, Faculty of Information Studies (FiS) in Novo Mesto, Slovenia, pp. 79-89.
- Hueca (§), A., & Levy, Y.(2017). Validating psychosocial indicators for precursor identification to malicious cybersecurity insider threat activity. Proceeding of the Knowledge Management (KM) 2017 Conference, Faculty of Information Studies (FiS) in Novo Mesto, Slovenia, p. 46.
- Goode (§), J., & Levy, Y.(2017). Towards empirical exploration of employee’s cybersecurity countermeasures awareness and skills: Differences in training delivery method and program type. Proceeding of the Knowledge Management (KM) 2017 Conference, Faculty of Information Studies (FiS) in Novo Mesto, Slovenia, pp. 18-30.
- Bishop, M., Burley, D., Buck, S., Ekstrom, J. J., Futcher, L., Gibson, D., Hawthorne, E. K., Kaza, S., Levy, Y., Mattord, H., & Parrish, A. (2017). Cybersecurity Curricular Guidelines. Proceedings of the IFIP World Conference on Information Security Education.
- Levy, Y., & Ramim, M. M. (2017). The e-learning skills gap study: Initial results of skills desired for persistence and success in online engineering and computing courses. Proceeding of the Chais 2017 Conference on Innovative and Learning Technologies Research, The Open University of Israel, Raanana, Israel, pp. 57E-68E.
- Hueca (§), A., Clarke (§), K., & Levy, Y., & (2016). Exploring the motivation behind cybersecurity insider threat and proposed research agenda. Proceeding of the Knowledge Management (KM) 2016 Conference, University of Lisbon - ISEG, Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 2-15.
- Levy, Y., & Ramim, M. M. (2016). Towards an evaluation of cyber risks and identity information sharing practices in e-learning, social networking, and mobile texting apps. Proceeding of the Chais 2016 Conference on Innovative and Learning Technologies Research, The Open University of Israel, Raanana, Israel, pp. 60E-69E.
- Carlton (§), M., Levy, Y., Ramim, M. M., & Terrell, S. R. (2015). Development of the MyCyberSkills™ iPad app: A scenarios-based, hands-on measure of non-IT professionals’ cybersecurity skills. Proceedings of the Pre-International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS) SIGSEC - Workshop on Information Security and Privacy (WISP) 2015, Ft. Worth, Texas.
- Batie (§), R. B., Levy, Y., Furnell, S. S., & Liu, P. (2015). Improving user authentication with fingerprint biometrics and biometric personal identification number (BIO-PIN™) as a multi-factor authentication mechanism. Proceedings of the Pre-International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS) SIGSEC - Workshop on Information Security and Privacy (WISP), 2015, Ft. Worth, Texas.
- Dooley (§), P. P., Levy, Y., Hackney, R. A., & Parish, J. L. (2015). Critical value factors in business intelligence systems implementations. Proceedings of the Pre-International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS) Business Analytics Congress 2015, Ft. Worth, Texas.
- Carlton (§), M., & Levy, Y. (2015). Expert assessment of the top platform independent cybersecurity skills of non-IT professionals. Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE SoutheastCon, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, pp. 1-6. doi:10.1109/SECON.2015.7132932.
- Hambly (§), R. J., & Levy, Y., Seagull, A., & Nissen, M. E. (2015). Towards assessing the willingness of intelligence analysts to contribute to Knowledge Management Systems (KMS) in highly classified environments. Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE SoutheastCon, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, pp. 1-2. doi:10.1109/SECON.2015.7132889.
- Levy, Y., & Ramim, M. M. (2015). The effect of competence-based simulations on management skills enhancements in e-learning courses. Proceeding of the Chais 2015 Conference on Innovative and Learning Technologies Research, The Open University of Israel, Raanana, Israel, pp. 34-41.
- Terrell, R. S., Lohle, M., & Levy, Y. (2014). Systems analysis from a qualitative perspective: an emerging skills set for information systems professionals. Proceedings of the 2014 International Association for Computer Information Systems, Las Vegas, Nevada.
- Brown (§), S. D., & Levy, Y. (2014). Acquiring and enhancing research skills: The professor-doctoral candidate perspective. Proceedings of the 2014 Knowledge Management Conference, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.
- Choi (§), M. S., Levy, Y., & Hovav, A. (2013). The role of user computer self-efficacy, cybersecurity countermeasures awareness, and cybersecurity skills influence on computer misuse. Proceedings of the Pre-International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS) SIGSEC - Workshop on Information Security and Privacy (WISP) 2013, Milan, Italy.
- Smiley (§), G, Levy, Y., Clarke, N., & Ackerman, E. S. (2013). Investigating the role of multibiometric authentication on professional certification e-examination. Proceedings of the Pre-International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS) SIGSEC - Workshop on Information Security and Privacy (WISP) 2013, Milan, Italy.
- Mattord (§), H. J., Levy, Y., & Furnell, S. (2013). Factors of password-based authentication. Proceedings of the American Conference of Information Systems (AMCIS) 2013, Information Systems Security, Assurance, and Privacy Track, Chicago, Illinois, pp. 1-9.
- Levy, Y., & Ramim, M. M. (2013). An experimental study of habit and time incentive in online-exam procrastination. Proceeding of the Chais 2013 Conference on Innovative and Learning Technologies Research, The Open University of Israel, Raanana, Israel, pp. 53-61.
- Mattord (§), H. J., Levy, Y., & Furnell, S. (2012). Assessing relative weights of authentication components: An expert panel approach. Proceedings of the Pre-International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS) SIGSEC - Workshop on Information Security and Privacy (WISP) 2012, Orlando, FL, pp. 1-16.
- Stalker (§), J. D., Levy, Y., Eshet, Y,. & Parrish, J. L. (2012). A reading preference and risk taxonomy for printed proprietary information compromise in the aerospace and defense industry. Proceedings of the Pre-International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS) SIGSEC - Workshop on Information Security and Privacy (WISP) 2012, Orlando, FL, pp. 1-19.
- Clarke (§), M. R., & Levy, Y. (2012). Initial validation and empirical development of the construct of computer security self-efficacy (CSSE). Proceedings of the Pre-International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS) SIGSEC - Workshop on Information Security and Privacy (WISP) 2012, Orlando, FL, pp. 1-22.
- Lichvar (§), B. T., Levy, Y., & Ellis, T. J. (2012). Knowledge sharing and encouragement by others on information systems use in the workplace. Proceedings of the American Conference of Information Systems (AMCIS) 2012, Seattle, WA, pp. 1-10.
- Lee (§), A., Levy, Y., & Hafner, W. H. (2012). The effect of information quality on trust in e-government systems. Proceedings of the American Conference of Information Systems (AMCIS) 2012, Seattle, WA, pp. 1-12.
- Levy, Y, & Ellis, T. J. (2012). Data sources for scholarly research: Towards a guide for novice researchers. Proceeding of the Informing Science + Information Technology Education Conference 2012, Montreal, Canada, pp. 405-418.
- Levy, Y., & Ramim, M. M. (2012). Procrastination in online exams: What data analytics can tell us? Proceeding of the Chais 2012 Conference on Innovative and Learning Technologies Research, The Open University of Israel, Raanana, Israel, pp. 41-49.
***This paper was the recipient of The Best Paper Award in the conference***

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Levy, Y., & Ellis, T. J. (2011). Towards a guide for novice researchers on experimental and quasi-experimental studies in information systems research. Proceeding of the Informing Science + Information Technology Education Conference 2011, Novi Sad, Serbia.

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Levy, Y., & Ramim, M. M. (2011). From e-learning courses to businesses: What technologies do they share? Proceeding of the Chais 2011 Conference on Innovative and Learning Technologies Research, The Open University of Israel, Raanana, Israel, pp. 44-50.

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Ellis, T. J., & Levy, Y. (2010). A guide for novice researchers: Design and development research methods. Proceeding of the Informing Science + Information Technology Education Conference 2010, Casino, Italy, pp. 107-118.

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Levy, Y., & Ramim, M. M. (2010). Students’ perceived ethical severity of e-learning security attacks. Proceeding of the Chais 2010 Conference on Innovative and Learning Technologies Research, The Open University of Israel, Raanana, Israel, pp. 61-68.

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Ellis, T. J., & Levy, Y. (2009). Towards a guide for novice researchers on research methodology: Review and proposed methods. Proceeding of the Informing Science + Information Technology Education Conference 2009, Macon, GA.

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Levy, Y., & Ramim, M. M. (2009). Towards a development of a users’ ratified acceptance of multi-biometrics intentions model (RAMIM): Initial empirical results. Proceeding of the Chais 2009 Conference on Innovative and Learning Technologies Research, The Open University of Israel, Raanana, Israel.
***This paper was the recipient of The Best Paper Award in the conference***

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Levy, Y., & Danet (§), T. L. (2008). Towards an implementation success model of a centralized identification system at a NASA center. Proceedings of the annual meeting of the Decision Science Institute (DSI) 2008, Baltimore, Maryland, pp. 5771-5776.

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Levy, Y. (2008). Towards an empirical development of critical value factors of online learning activities. Proceeding of the Chais 2008 Conference on Innovative and Learning Technologies Research, Rannana, Israel, pp. 71-78.

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Ellis, T. J., & Levy, Y. (2008). Towards a framework of problem-based research: A guide for novice researchers. Proceeding of the Informing Science + Information Technology Education Conference 2008, Varna, Bulgaria. ***This paper was the recipient of The Best Paper Award in the conference***

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Levy, Y., & Green (§), B. D. (2007). Study of the extended technology acceptance model in the U.S. Navy: Case of combat information system. Proceeding of the Information Resources Management Association International Conference (IRMA) 2007, Vancouver, Canada, pp. 292-295.

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Ramim, M. M., & Levy, Y. (2007). Towards a framework of biometrics exam authentication in e-learning environments. Proceeding of the Information Resources Management Association International Conference (IRMA) 2007, Vancouver, Canada, pp. 539-543.

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Levy, Y., & Ellis, T. J. (2006). Towards a framework of literature review process in support of information systems research. Proceeding of the Informing Science + Information Technology Education Conference 2006, Greater Manchester, UK, 171-181. ***This paper was the recipient of The Best Paper Award in the conference***

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Levy, Y., & Ramim, M. M. (2003). Building successful self-funding online learning program: Think big…Start small…Build fast…, Proceeding for the Business Information Systems Conference (BIS2003), Colorado Springs, Colorado, pp. 1-13.

- Levy, Y., & Murphy, K. E. (2002). Toward a value framework for online learning systems. Proceeding of the 35th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-35), Big Island, Hawaii, pp. 5-14.
- Levy, Y. (2001). E-learning: An overview of next-generation Internet-based distance learning systems. Proceeding of the WebNet 2001 Conference, Orlando, Florida, 780-786.
   
--> Google Scholar Profile: Total Citations = 2755 (July, 2017)


 PATENTS AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

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Batie, R., & Levy, Y. - (2012/3). Patent Pending - U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Multi-method Biometric Authentication (Biometrics + Sequencing - BIO-PIN™), US Provisional Patent Application No. US 13/56433, Publication No. US20140059675 A1; World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)'s Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Application No. WO2014031983 A3.

   
 SPONSORED RESEARCH, GRANT, & GIFTS RECEIVED

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Levy, Y. (PI) - Nova Southeastern University (NSU), President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG), 2012-2013, $10K, Development and Assessment of Scenario-based Cyber-Security Skills Index (CSSI), with research assistants/Ph.D. students Joshua D. Stalker and Melissa Carlton.

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Levy, Y. (PI) - ProctorU Inc., $3K, Gift to NSU's Center for e-Learning Security Research (CeLSR), with partial support and sponsorship to the AIS SIGSEC's Workshop of Information Security and Privacy (WISP) 2012 in Orlando, FL.

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Levy, Y. (PI) - Volico Enterprise Hosting Solutions and 24By7Security, $2000, Gift to NSU's College of Engineering and Computing (CEC), in support and partial sponsorship of the 'Cybersecurity Day @ NSU' event in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

   

 REFEREED BOOKS, INVITED BOOK CHAPTERS, & OTHER PUBLICATIONS

   
- Dooley (§), P., Levy, Y., Parrish, J., & Hackney, R. (2017). Critical value factors in business intelligence systems implementations. In Deokar, A. V., Gupta, A., Iyer, L., & Jones, M. C. (Ed.), Analytics and Data Science: Advances in Research (1st ed. 2018 Edition).

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Levy, Y. (2006). Assessing the value of e-learning systems. Hershey, PA: Information Science Publishing. (ISBN#s: 1591407265 HC; 1591407273 SC)

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Levy, Y. (Ed.) (2005). Proceedings of the IEEE SoutheastCon 2005. Stoughton, WI : The Printing House.

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Levy, Y. (2005). Book review: Encyclopedia of distance learning. International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 3(4), 77-79.
***Was reprinted by the publisher in the Distance Learning Link Newsletter (July-December, 2005), Information Management, 18(3/4), and Information Technology Newsletter, 16(2)***

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Levy, Y., & Ramim, M. M. (2005). Eight key elements of successful self-funding e-learning programs. In M. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology. Hershey, PA : Idea-Group Publishing.

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Levy, Y., & Ramim, M. M. (2004). Financing expensive technologies in an era of decreased funding: Think Big... Start Small... Build Fast... In C. Howard, K. Schuenk, & R. Discenza (Eds.), Distance Learning and University Effectiveness: Changing Educational Paradigms for Online Learning (pp. 278-301). Hershey, PA : Idea-Group Publishing.

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Levy, Y. (1997). The world wide web as a medium of instruction: What works and what doesn’t. NASA Conference Publication 3358, NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, California.

 
 PRESENT POSITION

 

 

Professor (Full)
December, 2012 - present

Associate Professor
December, 2007 - December, 2012
Assistant Professor
December, 2003 - December, 2007

College of Engineering and Computing,
Nova Southeastern University (NSU)
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

 

 

COURSES TAUGHT/TEACHING/IN-CHARGE:

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Information Systems Development (Doctoral)

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Multivariate Research Methods (Doctoral)

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Enterprise Architecture Infrastructures Planning & Management (Doctoral)

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Electronic Commerce on the Internet (Masters & Doctoral)

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Information Security Project (Masters)

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Information System Auditing and Secure Operations (Masters)

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Fundamentals of Security Technologies (Masters)

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Decision Support Systems (Masters)

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Data Communications & Networks (Masters)

 

 

 

SERVICE TO THE COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY:

Current Service:
- Faculty lead and NSA/DHS-CAE Point-of-Contact, NSU's Center for Information Protection, Education, and Research (CIPhER) (Since July, 2017)
- Head, Levy CyLab (Since August, 2011)
- Faculty point-of-contact, CEC Student Government Association (SGA) (Since July, 2017)
- Founding director, Center for e-Learning Security Research (CeLSR) (Since March, 2009)

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Chair, IS and Cybersecurity Faculty Search Committee (Since November, 2009)

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Chair, Information Security Curriculum and Research Committee (Since August, 2015)

- Chair, IS Curriculum Committee's Sub-Committee on IS Research Methods (Since October, 2012)
- Faculty Leader, College of Enginerging and Computing (CEC) Committee on Research Culture (Since August, 2016)

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Member, Academic Review Committee (ARC) (Since May, 2004)

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Member, College of Engineering and Computing Curriculum Committee (CECCC) (Since September, 2016)

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Founding Member, Center for Information Protection, Education, and Research (CIPhER) (Since August, 2013)

- Member, Ph.D. in IS, CIS, and DIA Doctoral Admissions Committees (Since December, 2003 - reviewed over 650 doctoral admission applications)
- Faculty member lead, MMIS - Web Management Concentration (Since May, 2013)

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Faculty member responsible for MMIS-654 - E-commerce (Since February, 2004)

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Faculty member responsible for MMIS-656 - Web Design and Technologies (Since October, 2010)

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Faculty member responsible for MMIS-640 - System Test & Evaluation (Since December, 2005)

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Faculty member responsible for MMIS-683/ISEC-615 - Fundamentals of Security Technologies (Since September, 2013)

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Faculty member responsible for MMIS-686/ISEC-675 - Information Systems Auditing (Since October, 2012)

- Faculty member responsible for DISS-725 - Information Systems Development (Doctoral) (Since February, 2004)
- Faculty member responsible for DISS-745 - E-Commerce (Doctoral) (Since October, 2010)
- Faculty member responsible for RESD-720 - Multivariate Research Methods (Doctoral) (Since February, 2013)

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Faculty and Institutional Representative for the IBM Academic Initiative (Since February, 2012)

- Member, NSU Committee on Best Practices in Online Learning (Since May, 2006)
Past Service:
- Member, College of Enginerging and Computing (CEC) Committee for Nomination of Emeritus Professors (December, 2016)

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Member, Information Systems (IS) Curriculum Committee (December, 2003 - June, 2016)

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Member, Information Security and Assurance Curriculum Committee (August, 2012 - August, 2015)

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Member, Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS) Dean Search Committee (March, 2009 - November, 2009)

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Member, IS Faculty Search Committee (October, 2005 - November, 2009 to chair the committee)

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Lead Faculty Member, Doctoral in Information Systems Program, SACS Response on Program Outcomes and Measures  (September, 2007 - November, 2009)

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Member, GSCIS Dissertation Tracking System/Doctoral Students' Dissertation Assessment Rubric Sub-committee (March, 2008 - December, 2009)

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Member, SACS Internal Review Committee (IRC) for Ph.D. Program in Information Systems (September, 2008 - May, 2009; March 2013 - May, 2013) based on Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes.

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Member, Commencement Ceremony - Doctoral Hooding Committee (2006, 2008, & 2015 Commencements)

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Member, GSCIS Incentives and Recognition Committee (Ad-hoc) (February, 2010 - March, 2011)

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Member, SACS Internal Review Committee (IRC) for M.S. program in Computer Information Systems (October, 2007 - April, 2008) based on Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes.

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Member, SACS Online Program Reaccreditation Task Force (November, 2005 - August, 2007)

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Faculty member responsible for MMIS-627- Enterprise Information Systems, Technology and Infrastructure (Master) (February, 2004 - January, 2014)

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Faculty member responsible for MMIS-660 - System Analysis & Design (Master) (December, 2005 - January, 2014)

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Faculty member responsible for MMIS-661 - Object Oriented Applications (Master) (January, 2008 - October, 2010)

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Faculty member responsible for DISS-735- Knolwedge Management (Doctoral) (February, 2004 - September, 2010)

 
 PREVIOUS POSITIONS

 

 

Instructor & Director of Online Learning
May, 1998 - December, 2003

College of Business Administration
Decision Science and Information Systems
Florida International University (FIU), Miami, FL

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES (PARTIAL LIST):

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Founding director of FIU's Online Learning center

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Chair, Online Learning Faculty Task Force

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Member of the university’s Intellectual Property Committee

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Directing faculty members teaching for the online learning program

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Directing the Online Learning Support and Development Team

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Setting goals and standards at college level for online learning development

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Directing the technology for graduate programs (MBA, MS) utilizing online learning systems

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Teaching existing courses and developing new courses (undergraduate & graduate)

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Advising students on courses and degree requirements
 

COURSES TAUGHT:

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Introduction to Web Management

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Business Data Communications & Networking

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Telecommunication and Networking

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E-commerce Technologies & Web Management
 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS (PARTIAL LIST):

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Online Learning program - created its initial structure and requirements

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Established the online learning support center

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Established the online learning development team

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Established guidelines and infrastructure for the virtual college

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Established online courses for undergraduate and graduate programs

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Oversee the AACSB reaccreditation for FIU - College of Business Administration's online learning programs during 1997-1998.

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Oversee the deployment of the college's independent online learning system using redundant Dell cluster servers and RAID 5 data warehouse architecture during 1998-1999 ($375K deployment).

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Oversee the development of the college's complete undergraduate core courses for online delivery as of Fall 2001.

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Oversee the SACS reaccreditation for FIU - College of Business Administration's online learning program during 2000-2001.

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Oversee the development of the college's first undergraduate major (International Business) for online delivery as of Fall 2002.

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Oversee the development of the college hybrid courses program as of Fall 2003.
 


NASA Project/Grant Manager
April, 1995 – May, 1998

Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering
Florida International University (FIU), Miami, FL

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES (PARTIAL LIST):

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Coordination of the Aeronautics Learning Laboratory for Science Technology and Research (ALLSTAR) project/grant subcontractors: local colleges, private industries, and NASA research centers, NASA office of education (LaRC & Ames), NASA High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC) administration office, and NASA Information Infrastructure Technology and Applications (IITA) administration office.

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Oversee and coordinate the grant Web infrastructure

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Lead and supervise team of system developers to integrate newly release and existing NASA content to the grant site

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Managing a programming team in the development of interactive modules on aeronautical education applied via the Internet and on stand-alone computers distributed throughout middle schools and high schools in Dade county

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Establishing strategic marketing program to promote the project/grant in local and national education, aeronautics, and science conferences and conventions

 
 SERVICE TO THE RESEARCH COMMUNITY: EDITORIAL REVIEW/ADVISORY BOARD FOR SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS AND ENCYCLOPEDIAS
Currently Active:

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President of the Association of Information Systems (AIS) - Special Interest Group on Information Security and Privacy (SIGSEC) (Since August, 2016).

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President and Executive Director of the International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management (IIAKM) (Since August, 2015).

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Member, of the National ACM/AIS/IEEE/IFIP Joint-Task Force on Cybersecurity Education (Since October, 2015).

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Founding member of the International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management (IIAKM) (Since October, 2012).

- Serving as an Editorial Board Member for the Journal on Cybersecurity Education, Research and Practice (JCERP) (Since June, 2016).
- Serving as a member of the Advisory Board for the Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management (OJAKM) (Since October, 2012).

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Serving as a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Computer Information Systems (JCIS) (Since April, 2012).

- Serving as an ad-hoc reviewer for the journal of Sage Open (Since February, 2013)
- Serving as an ad-hoc reviewer for the journal of Computers & Security (CoSe) (Since April, 2014)
- Serving as an ad-hoc reviewer for the Journal of Organizational and End User Computing (JOEUC) (Since November 2006)
- Serving as an ad-hoc reviewer for the journal of Information Management and Computer Security (IMCS) (Since April, 2014)

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Serving as a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE) (Since March, 2005).

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Serving as a member of the Editorial Review Board for the Journal of Cases on Information Technology (JCIT) (Since September, 2005).

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Serving as a member of the Editorial Review Board for the International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector (IJISSS) (Since May, 2008).

- Serving as reviewer for the Computer & Education (Since May 2005)
Past Services:

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President Elect of the Association of Information Systems (AIS) - Special Interest Group on Information Security and Privacy (SIGSEC) (August, 2015 to August 2016).

- Served as an Associate Editor for the Information Security Education Journal (ISEJ) (October, 2013 - June, 2016).
- Served as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Information, Information Technology, and Organizations (JIITO) (January, 2013 - August, 2015).
- Served as ad-hoc reviewer for the journal of Decision Support Systems (DSS) (October, 2011 - April, 2014)

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Served as a member of the Editorial Review Board for the International Journal of Digital Literacy and Digital Competence (IJDLDC) (January, 2009 to August, 2014).

- Served as a member of the Editorial Review Board for the The Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education (March, 2009 - December 2012).
- Founding Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Doctoral Studies (IJDS) (June, 2006 - December, 2011).
- Served as an Associate Editor for the International Journal of Web-based Learning and Teaching Technologies (IJWLTT) (September, 2005 to January 2010).
- Served as a member of the Editorial Review Board for the Informing Science Journal (March, 2006 - December, 2011).
- Served as a member of the International Board of Reviewers for the Journal of Information Technology Education (February, 2006 - December 2011).

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Served as a member of the Editorial Review Board for the Cloud Computing for Teaching and Learning: Strategies for Design and Implementation book (December, 2010 - February 2011).

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Served as a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the Advances in Web-based Learning (AWBL) Book Series by Idea Group Reference (February, 2007 - March, 2008).

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Served as a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, E-Government and Mobile Commerce by Idea Group Reference (May, 2005 - February, 2006).

 
 SERVICE TO THE RESEARCH COMMUNITY: REVIEWER FOR SCIENTIFIC, FEDERAL GRANTS, PROPOSALS, AND DOCUMENTS AS WELL AS JUDGING
- Served as the Grand Award Judge for the Systems Software category at the 2017 International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). May, 2017.
- Served as a judge for the 2017 Florida State Science and Engineering Fair - Intelligent Machines, Robotics, and Systems Software category, Seniors Category. March, 2017.
- Served as a judge for the 2017 South Florida Regional Science and Engineering Fair - Engineering and General Science Divisions, Seniors Category. January, 2017.
- Served as the Grand Award Judge for the 2016 International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). May, 2016.
- Served as the Captain Judge for the 2016 Florida State Science and Engineering Fair - Intelligent Machines, Robotics, and Systems Software category, Seniors Category. March, 2016.

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Served as a reviewer for five grant proposals submitted to the FY2017 NSU's President's Faculty Research & Development Grant (PFRDG). Reviews were done on February, 2017.
- Served as a judge for the 2016 South Florida Regional Science and Engineering Fair - Engineering and General Science Divisions, Seniors Category. January, 2016.
- Served as the Captain Judge for the 2015 Florida State Science and Engineering Fair - Computer Engineering and Software Systems category, Seniors Category. March, 2015.

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Served as a reviewer for five grant proposals submitted to the FY2016 NSU's President's Faculty Research & Development Grant (PFRDG). Reviews were done on February, 2015.
- Served as a judge for the 2015 South Florida Regional Science and Engineering Fair - Engineering and General Science Divisions, Seniors Category. January, 2015.

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Served as a reviewer for five grant proposals submitted to the FY2015 NSU's President's Faculty Research & Development Grant (PFRDG). Reviews were done on April, 2014.
- Served as a judge for the 2014 Florida State Science and Engineering Fair - Computer Engineering and Software Systems category, Seniors Category, Lakeland, FL, March, 2014.
- Served as a judge for the 2014 South Florida Regional Science and Engineering Fair - Engineering and General Science Divisions, Seniors Category, Miami, FL, January, 2014.

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Served as a reviewer for the National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST)'s Draft Special Publication (SP) 800-16 Revision 1, A Role-Based Model For Federal Information Technology/Cyber Security Training, U.S. Department of Commerce's NIST Computer Security Division. Review was done on November, 2013.
- Served as a judge for the 2013 Thomson Reuters' - EndNote X7 Facebook competition, General Sciences Division. Reviews were done during May, 2013.
- Served as a judge for the 2013 South Florida Regional Science and Engineering Fair - Engineering and General Science Divisions, Juniors category, Miami, FL, January, 2013.
- Served as a judge for the 2012 South Florida Regional Science and Engineering Fair - Engineering Division, Seniors category, Miami, FL January, 2012.

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Served as a reviewer for the CERT®'s Master of Software Assurance (MSwA) Reference Curriculum sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's National Cyber Security Division (NCSD). Review was done on April, 2010.

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Served as a reviewer for a grant proposal submitted to the U.S. Department of State's Office of the Science and Technology Adviser (STAS). Review was done on October, 2009.
 
 SERVICE TO THE RESEARCH COMMUNITY: REFEREE FOR SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS, BOOKS, AND CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

 Summary:

Year

No. of Journal Articles Edited
(Editor or AE)

No. of Journal Articles Reviewed

No. of Conference Articles Reviewed

No. of Books or Book Chapters

2001

 

 

1

1

2002

 

1

3

 

2003

 

 

2

 

2004

 

 

7

1

2005

 

5

30

4

2006

2

11

18

 

2007

3

9

9

1

2008

2

15

8

 

2009

2

6

19

1

2010

4

14

6

1

2011 5 9 7 1

2012

5

10

1

2013 5 10 9 12

2014

3

9

7

2015 2 9 17  

2016

 

7

11

2017 (So far) 9 6 8  

 

Total (359 papers)

37

117

180

23

 
2017:
- Served as reviewer for a paper submitted to the Journal of Computers and Security (CoSe). Review was done on December, 2017.
- Served as reviewer for two papers submitted to the Conference on Cybersecurity Education, Research, and Practice (CCERP) 2017. Reviews were done on October, 2017.
- Served as reviewer for a paper submitted to the Journal of Computers and Security (CoSe). Review was done on August, 2017.
- Served as an assigned editor for two papers submitted to the Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management (OJAKM). Review was done on July, 2017.
- Served as an assigned AE for four papers submitted to the "Security, Privacy and Ethics of IS" track at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). Review was done on July, 2017.
- Served as an assigned editor for three papers submitted to the Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management (OJAKM). Review was done on May, 2017.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS). Review was done on March, 2017.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) 2017 Conference. Review was done on March, 2017.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Systems Education - Cybersecurity topic. Review was done on March, 2017.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information and Computer Security. Review was done on March, 2017.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information and Computer Security. Review was done on March, 2017.
- Served as a referee for five papers submitted to the Proceedings of the 2017 Knowledge Management Conference. Reviews were done on March, 2017.
2016:
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Proceedings of the Chais 2017 Conference on Learning Technologies Research. Review was done on December, 2016.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the International Journal of Information Management. Review was done on November, 2016.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Systems Education. Review was done on October, 2016.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the International Journal of Information Management. Review was done on October, 2016.
- Served as a referee for two papers submitted to the Conference on Cybersecurity Education, Research and Practice. Reviewes were done on August, 2016.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information and Computer Security. Review was done on May, 2016.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Computers & Security. Review was done on April, 2016.
- Served as a referee for seven papers submitted to the 2016 Knowledge Management Conference. Reviews were done on March, 2016.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information and Computer Security. Review was done on February, 2016.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Information Security Education Journal (ISEJ) (on Information Security topics). Review was done on January, 2016.
2015:
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the International Journal of Information Management (IJIM). Review was done on November, 2015.
- Served as a referee for two papers submitted to the Chais 2016 Conference on Learning Technologies Research. Reviews were done on November, 2015.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal of Computers & Security. Review was done on November, 2015.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal of Information and Computer Security. Review was done on October, 2015.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the International Journal of Information Management (IJIM). Review was done on September, 2015.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal of Computers & Security. Review was done on July, 2015.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal of Information Security Education Journal (ISEJ). Review was done on July, 2015
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal of Information and Computer Security. Review was done on July, 2015.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal ofJournal of Computer Information Systems (JCIS). Review was done on July, 2015.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal of Information and Computer Security. Review was done on May, 2015.
- Served as a referee for 12 papers and 23 posters submitted to the IEEE SoutheastCon 2015 conference. Reviews were done on February and March, 2015.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal of Computers & Security. Review was done on March, 2015.
- Served as a reviewer for two papers submitted to the 2015 Knowledge Management Conference. Reviews were done on March, 2015.
- Served as a Associate Editor (editor's report & final decision) for two papers submitted to the "Security and Privacy of Information and IS" track, in the European Conference on Information Systems (2015). Reviews were done on February, 2015.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal of Information Security Education Journal (ISEJ). Review was done on January, 2015
2014:
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal of Information Management and Computer Security. Review was done on November, 2014.
- Served as a referee for two papers submitted to the Chais 2015 Conference on Learning Technologies Research. Reviews were done on November, 2014.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal of Enterprise Information Systems. Review was done on October, 2014.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to thejournal of Information Management and Computer Security. Review was done on September, 2014.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal of Computers & Security. Review was done on September, 2014.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Computer Information Systems (JCIS). Review was done on August, 2014.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE) (on Information Security topics). Review was done on July, 2014.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal, Future Generation Computer Systems. Review was done on July, 2014.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal of Information Management and Computer Security. Review was done on July, 2014.
- Served as a reviewer for a paper submitted to the 2014 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). Review was done on May, 2014.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal of Computers & Security. Review was done on May, 2014.
- Served as a reviewer for a paper submitted to the 2014 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems Conference. Review was done on May, 2014.
- Served as a Associate Editor (editor's report & final decision) for a paper submitted to the journal of Sage Open on the topic of Cybersecurity. Review was done on April, 2014.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Information Systems Journal (ISJ). Review was done on March, 2014.
- Served as a reviewer for two papers submitted to the 2014 Knowledge Management Conference. Reviews were done on February, 2014.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal, Future Generation Computer Systems. Review was done on February, 2014.
- Served as a Associate Editor (editor's report & final decision) for two papers submitted to the Information Security and Privacy track, in the European Conference on Information Systems (2014). Reviews were done on February, 2014.
- Served as a referee for two papers submitted to the Information Security and Privacy track, in the European Conference on Information Systems (2014). Reviews were done on January, 2014.
2013:
- Served as a referee for two papers submitted to the Chais 2014 Conference on Learning Technologies Research. Reviews were done on November, 2013.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal, Computers & Education (C&E). Review was done on October, 2013.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE) (on Information Security topics). Review was done on October, 2013.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information, Information Technology, and Organizations (JIITO). Review was done on October, 2013.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT). Review was done on September, 2013.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the 5th International Symposium on Cyberspace Safety and Security (CSS 2013). Review was done on August, 2013.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Cases in Information Technology (JCIT). Review was done on August, 2013.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the track on Decision Analytics, Mobile Services, and Service Science - Data, Text and Web Mining for Managerial Decision Support in the 2014 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-47). Review was done on July, 2013.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Computer Information Systems (JCIS). Review was done on July, 2013.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE). Review was done on May, 2013.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the International Association for Computer Information Systems (IACIS) Conference 2013. Reviews was done on May, 2013.
- Served as a referee for two papers submitted to the ILAIS Conference 2013. Reviews were done on April, 2013.
- Served as an honorary reviewer for Chapters 7-12 of Engineering a Secure Software Organization textbook published by Cengage. Reviews were done on April, 2013.
- Served as an editor for five papers submitted to the International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management. Reviews were done on April, 2013.
- Served as an honorary reviewer for Chapters 1-6 of Engineering a Secure Software Organization textbook published by Cengage. Reviews were done on March, 2013.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the special issue on Network Security in the International Journal of Interdisciplinary Telecommunications and Networking. Review done on March, 2013.

- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the 2013 Knowledge Management Conference. Review was done on March, 2013.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal Acta Chimica Slovenica. Review done on February, 2013.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal, Sage Open. Review done on February, 2013.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal, Computers & Education (C&E). Review done on January, 2013.

- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Social Media and Society track in the European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2013. Review was done on January, 2013.
2012:
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE). Review was done on November, 2012.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Social Behavior and Personality (SBP). Review was done on October, 2012.
- Served as a referee for five papers submitted to the 2012 Workshop on Information Security and Privacy (WISP), proceedings of the Pre-International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2012. Reviews were done on October, 2012.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the 2013 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-46). Review was done on August, 2012.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Computer Information Systems (JCIS). Review was done on May, 2012.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the ILAIS 2012 conference. Review was done on April, 2012.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE). Review was done on March, 2012.
- Served as an honorary editorial review panel member for E-commerce: Business, Technology, Society 8/e textbook published by Pearson. Review was done on March, 2012.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal, Computers & Education (C&E). Review done on January, 2012.

- Served as a referee for three papers submitted to the Informing Science + Information Technology Education (InSITE) 2011 conference. Reviews were done on January, 2012.

2011:

- Served as an editor (editor's report and final decision) for a paper submitted to the International Journal of Doctoral Studies (IJDS). Review was done on December, 2011.
- Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Organizational and End User Computing (JOEUC). Review was done on December, 2011.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector (IJISSS). Review was done on November, 2011.

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Served as an honorary editorial review panel member for Decision Support and Business Intelligence Systems 10/e textbook published by Pearson. Review was done on November, 2011.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Decision Support Systems (DSS). Review was done on October, 2011.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE). Review was done on September, 2011.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal, Computers & Education (C&E). Review done on August, 2011.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Advanced Analytics Services for Managerial Decision Support mini-track in the 2012 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-45). Review was done on August, 2011.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Advances in Teaching and Learning Technologies mini-track in the 2012 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-45). Review was done on August, 2011.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Journal of Educational Technology and Society (JET), special Issue on Digital Literacy: Socio-cultural and Educational Aspects. Review was done on June, 2011.

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Served as a referee for three papers submitted to the ILAIS 2011 conference. Reviews were done on May, 2011.

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Served as an editor (editor's report and final decision) for two papers submitted to the International Journal of Doctoral Studies (IJDS). Reviews were done on March, 2011.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE). Review was done on March, 2011.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Technology Education (JITE). Review was done on February, 2011.

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Served as a referee for two papers submitted to the Informing Science + Information Technology Education (InSITE) 2011 conference. Reviews were done on January, 2011.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal, Computers & Education (C&E). Review done on January, 2011.

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Served as an editor (editor's report and final decision) for a paper submitted to the International Journal of Doctoral Studies (IJDS). Review was done on January, 2011.

2010:

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector (IJISSS). Review was done on December, 2010.

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Served as a referee for three papers submitted to the Proceedings of the Chais 2011 Conference on Learning Technologies Research. Reviews were done on November, 2010.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education (DSJIE). Review was done on November, 2010.

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Served as an editor (editor's report and final decision) for a paper submitted to the International Journal of Doctoral Studies (IJDS). Review was done on October, 2010.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Technology Education (JITE). Review was done on September, 2010.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Cases on Information Technology (JCIT). Review was done on September, 2010.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Technology Education (JITE). Review was done on August, 2010.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Advances in Teaching and Learning Technologies mini-track in the 2011 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-44). Review was done on August, 2010.

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Served as a referee for three papers submitted to a special issue of International Journal of Secure Software Engineering (IJSSE). Review was done on July, 2010.

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Served as an editor (editor's report and final decision) for a paper submitted to the International Journal of Doctoral Studies (IJDS). Review was done on July, 2010.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education (DSJIE). Review was done on July, 2010.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Informatics Education Research (JIER), publication of Association of Information Systems (AIS)'s SIG-ED and the International Academy for Information Management (IAIM). Review was done on June, 2010.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE). Review was done on May, 2010.

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Served as an editor (editor's report and final decision) for a paper submitted to the International Journal of Doctoral Studies (IJDS). Review was done on April, 2010.

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Served as a reviewer for a book Knowledge Management Strategies for Business Development by Meir Russ. Review was done on March, 2010.

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Served as an editor (editor's report and final decision) for two papers submitted to the International Journal of Doctoral Studies (IJDS). Reviews were done on March, 2010.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE). Review was done on February, 2010.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Cases on Information Technology (JCIT). Review was done on January, 2010.

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Served as a referee for two papers submitted to the Informing Science + Information Technology Education (InSITE) 2010 conference. Reviews were done on January, 2010.

2009:

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Technology Education (JITE). Review was done on December, 2009.

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Served as a referee for three papers submitted to the Proceedings of the Chais 2010 Conference on Learning Technologies Research. Reviews were done on November, 2009.

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Invited reviewer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)'s Software/SDLC Assurance Curriculum. Reviews was done on October, 2009.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education (DSJIE). Review was done on September, 2009.

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Served as a reviewer for a textbook Strategic Information Systems Management by Kevin Grant, Ray Hackney, and David Edgar. Review was done on September, 2009.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Advances in Teaching and Learning Technologies mini-track in the 2010 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-43). Review was done on August 2009.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE). Review was done on July, 2009.

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Served as an associate editor (AE report and final decision) for a paper submitted to the International Journal of Web-based Learning and Teaching Technologies (IJWLTT). Review done on July, 2009.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Information Systems track in the annual meeting of the Decision Science Institute (DSI) 2009. Review was done on May, 2009.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE). Review was done on April, 2009.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Innovative Education track in the annual meeting of the Decision Science Institute (DSI) 2009. Review was done on April, 2009.

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Served as an editor (editor's report and final decision) for a paper submitted to the International Journal of Doctoral Studies (IJDS). Review was done on April, 2009.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Proceedings of the 15th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) 2009 Conference. Review was done on March, 2009.

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Served as a referee for 11 doctoral student papers submitted to the Doctoral Symposium in the ISOneWorld 2009 Conference. Reviews were done on February, 2009.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Proceedings of the ISOneWorld 2009 Conference. Review was done on February, 2009.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE). Review was done on January, 2009.

2008:

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal, Computers & Education (C&E). Review done on December, 2008.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Organizational and End User Computing (JOEUC). Review was done on December, 2008.

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Served as a referee for six papers submitted to the Proceedings of the Chais 2009 Conference on Learning Technologies Research. Reviews were done on November, 2008.

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Served as an editor (editor's report and final decision) for a paper submitted to the International Journal of Doctoral Studies (IJDS). Reviews were done on November, 2008.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal of The Internet and Higher Education (IHE). Review was done on October, 2008.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Cases on Information Technology (JCIT). Review was done on October, 2008.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE). Review was done on September, 2008.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Technology Education (JITE). Review was done on September, 2008.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector (IJISSS). Review was done on August, 2008.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Advances in Teaching and Learning Technologies mini-track in the 2009 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-42). Review was done on July 2008.

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Served as an editor (editor's report and final decision) for a paper submitted to the International Journal of Doctoral Studies (IJDS). Reviews were done on July, 2008.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Cases on Information Technology (JCIT). Review was done on June, 2008.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education (IJICTE). Review was done on April, 2008.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE). Review was done on April, 2008.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Proceedings of the annual meeting of the Decision Science Institute (DSI) 2008. Review was done on April, 2008.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education (IJICTE). Review was done on March, 2008.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Technology Education (JITE). Review was done on March, 2008.

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Served as a referee for two papers submitted to the International Journal of Doctoral Studies (IJDS). Reviews were done on January, 2008.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE). Review was done on January, 2008.

2007:

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Informing Science Journal (ISJ). Review was done on September, 2007.

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Served as an editor (editor's report and final decision) for two papers submitted to the International Journal of Doctoral Studies (IJDS). Reviews were done on August, 2007.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Technology Education (JITE). Review was done on August, 2007.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE). Review was done on August, 2007.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Cases on Information Technology (JCIT). Review was done on August, 2007.

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Served as a referee for one paper submitted to the Advances in Teaching and Learning Technologies mini-track in the 2008 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-41). Review was done on July 2007.

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Served as a referee for two papers submitted to the International Journal of Doctoral Studies (IJDS). Reviews were done on March, 2007.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE). Review was done on February, 2007.

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Served as reviewing chair for eight manuscripts submitted to 1st Informing Science Institute Doctoral Consortium at the Informing Science + Information Technology Education (InSITE) 2007 conference. Reviews were done on February, 2007.

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Served as an associate editor (AE report and final decision) for a paper submitted to the International Journal of Web-based Learning and Teaching Technologies (IJWLTT). Review done on February, 2007.

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Served as a referee for four chapters and table of contents of the 1st edition of the book: Motiwalla, L. &  Thompson, J. (in press). Enterprise Systems for Management, 1st ed. Prentice Hall. Review was done on February, 2007.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal, Computers & Education (C&E). Review done on January, 2007.

2006:

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Organizational and End User Computing (JOEUC). Review was done on November, 2006.

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Served as a referee for six papers submitted to the IRMA (Information Resources Management Association) International Conference 2007, Vancouver, B.C., Canada. Reviews were done on November, 2006.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Cases on Information Technology (JCIT). Review was done on October, 2006.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Informatics Education Research (JIER). Review was done on October, 2006.

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Served as an associate editor (AE report and final decision) for a paper submitted to the International Journal of Web-based Learning and Teaching Technologies (IJWLTT). Review done on September, 2006.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Technology Education (JITE). Review was done on September, 2006.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE). Review was done on August, 2006.

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Served as a referee for three papers submitted to the ALN mini-track in the 2007 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-40). Reviews were done on July 2006.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Cases on Information Technology (JCIT). Review was done on June, 2006.

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Served as a referee for two papers submitted to the International Conference on Communications, Internet and Information Technology (CIIT) 2006, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. Reviews were done on June, 2006.

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Served as an associate editor (AE report and final decision) for a paper submitted to the International Journal of Web-based Learning and Teaching Technologies (IJWLTT). Review was done on May, 2006.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE). Review was done on May, 2006.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI). Review done on April, 2006.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal, Computers & Education (C&E). Review done on April, 2006.

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Served as a referee for three papers submitted to the Information Systems Education and Research (SIGED) track in the 2006 Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Acapulco, México. Reviews were done on March, 2006.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Technology Education (JITE). Review was done on March, 2006.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE). Review was done on January, 2006.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Cases on Information Technology (JCIT). Review was done on January, 2006.

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Served as a referee for seven papers submitted to the IEEE SoutheastCon 2006 conference. Reviews were done on January, 2006.

2005:

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Served as a referee for three papers submitted to the Informing Science + Information Technology Education Conference 2006, Greater Manchester, UK. Reviews were done on December, 2005.

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Served as a referee for three papers submitted to the IRMA (Information Resources Management Association) International Conference 2006, Washington D.C. Reviews were done on November, 2005.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Cases on Information Technology (JCIT). Review was done on September, 2005.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE). Review was done on August, 2005.

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Served as a referee for three papers submitted to the International Conference on Communications, Internet and Information Technology (CIIT) 2005, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Reviews were done on July, 2005.

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Served as a commentary referee for an outline and table of contents of a proposed Enterprise System Management book, Prentice Hall. Review was done on June, 2005.

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Provided testimonial statements for the Encyclopedia of Distance Learning. Was done on June, 2005.

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Served as a referee for two papers submitted to the IEE Mobility Conference 2005, Guangzhou, China. Reviews were done on May, 2005.

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Served as a commentary referee for an outline and table of contents of the 8th edition of the book: Turban, E., & Aronson, J. (Ed.) (2005). Decision support and intelligent systems, 8th ed. Prentice Hall. Review was done on May, 2005.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the journal, Computers & Education (C&E). Review done on May, 2005

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE). Review was done on April, 2005.

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Served as a referee for two papers submitted to the International Conference on Education and Technology (ICET 2005). Reviews were done on March, 2005.

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Served as a referee for a book chapter titled “Media selection from the point of view of the teacher”, Cartelli, A. (Ed.) to be published by Idea-Group Publishing. Review was done on March, 2005.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to ACM Multimedia Systems Journal. Review was done on March, 2005.

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Served as a referee for seventeen (17) papers submitted to the IEEE SoutheastCon 2005 conference. Reviews were done on January and February, 2005.

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Served as a referee for a book chapter titled "Teaching in the knowledge society: New skills and instruments for teachers", Cartelli, A. (Ed.) to be published by Idea-Group Publishing. Review was done on February 2005.

2004:

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Served as a referee for two papers submitted to the Encyclopedia of Online Learning and Technology. Reviews were done on June, 2004.

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Served as a referee for a book titled "Understanding and Implementing Information Security" by Dusthimer, D., 2005. Publisher: Cisco Learning Institute/Pearson Publishing. Review was done on October 2004.

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Served as a referee for a book titled "Security+" by Reynolds, R., 2005. Publisher: Cisco Learning Institute/Pearson Publishing. Review was done on September 2004.

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Served as a referee for three papers submitted to the ALN mini-track in the 2004 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-38). Reviews were done on July 2004.

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Served as a referee for two papers submitted to the 2004 Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS). Reviews were done on March 2004.

2003:

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Served as a referee for two papers submitted to the ALN mini-track in the 2003 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-37). Reviews were done on August 2003.

2002:

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the Journal of the Data Base for Advances in Information Systems (ACM-SIGMIS). Review was done on November 2002.

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the 4th International Conference on Practical Aspects of Knowledge Management (IPAKM2002). Review was done on September 2002.

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Served as a referee for three papers submitted to the ALN mini-track in the 2002 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-36). Reviews were done on July to August 2002.

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Served as a referee for two papers submitted to the 2003 Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS). Reviews were done on March to April 2002.

2001:

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Served as a referee for a paper submitted to the 2002 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). Review done in 2001.

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Served as a referee for a book titled "Microsoft(R) FrontPage(R) 2002: Creating and Managing the Web Sites" by Howland, G. P., 2002. Publisher: Against the Clock, Inc. (contractor of Prentice Hall), ISBN: 0130674478, Editor: Behoriam, E. Review was done on March 2001.
 

 
 SERVICE TO THE RESEARCH COMMUNITY: SCHOLARLY CONFERENCE SERVICES
   
- Chair, TREO Talks on IT Security Issues Track at the 2017 American Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Boston, MA.
- Co-chair, Conference Program Committee of the 2017 Knowledge Management Conference (KM2017), Novo Mesto, Slovenia.
- Chair, TREO Talks on Information Security Management Track at the 2016 American Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), San Diego, CA.
- Co-chair, Conference Organizing Committee of the 2016 Knowledge Management Conference (KM2016), Lisbon, Portugal.
- Co-chair, Workshop on Information Security and Privacy (WISP) 2015, Ft. Worth, TX.
- Program Committee Member, International Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy (ICISSP) 2016, Rome, Italy.
- Co-chair, Doctoral Consortium, American Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) 2015, Puerto Rico.
- Technical Program & Proceeding/Publications Committee Chair, IEEE SoutheastCon 2015 conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
- Associate Editor, Information Security and Privacy track, European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2015, Münster, Germany.

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Program Committee Member, Federated conference on computer science and information systems, Warsaw, Poland.

- Participating Faculty, Doctoral Consortium, American Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) 2014, Savannah, Georgia, USA.
- Co-chair, Information Security and Privacy track, European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2014, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

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Program Committee Member, Chais 2014 Conference on Learning Technologies Research, Rannana, Israel.

- Program Committee Member, the 5th International Symposium on Cyberspace Safety and Security (CSS 2013), Zhangjiajie, China.
- Program Committee Member, the 10th Workshop on Security in Information Systems (WOSIS) 2013, Angers, France.
- Program Committee Member, 4th International Workshop on Advances in Business Information and Communication Tools (ABICT), Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, Kraków, Poland.
- Program Committee Member, Kowledge Management (KM) Conference 2013, Novi-Sad, Serbia.
- Program Committee Member, ILAIS Conference 2013, Ruppin College, Israel.
- Program Committee Member, workshop on Knowledge Management in Software Engineering (KMISE), 25th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2013), Boston, MA.

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Program Committee Member, Chais 2013 Conference on Learning Technologies Research, Rannana, Israel.

- Co-chair, The 7th Workshop on Information Security & Privacy (WISP) (Hosted by AIS SIGSEC), Orlando, Florida.

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Program Committee Member, ILAIS Conference 2012, Haifa, Israel.

- Session Chair, The use of learning analytics to increase student success: A panel with JALN special issue authors, The 18th Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning, Orlando, FL.

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Track Chair, Learning Issues in Technological Environments track @ the Chais 2012 Conference on Learning Technologies Research, Rannana, Israel.

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Program Committee Member, Chais 2012 Conference on Learning Technologies Research, Rannana, Israel.

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Chair, Research Methods track @ Informing Science + Information Technology Education (InSITE) 2011 conference, Novi-Sad, Serbia.

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Program Committee Member, ILAIS Conference 2011, Rannana, Israel.

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Program Committee Member, Chais 2011 Conference on Learning Technologies Research, Rannana, Israel.

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International chair, the Web 2.0 - Learning, Systems, and Security 2010 conference, Brunel University, UK.

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Program Committee Member, Chais 2010 Conference on Learning Technologies Research, Rannana, Israel.

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Chair, Trust and Integrity of Systems in the 8th Annual Security Conference, Discourses in Security, Assurance and Privacy, Las Vegas, NV.

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Co-chair, Doctoral Symposium in the ISWorldOne Conference 2009, Las Vegas , NV.

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Program Committee Member, Chais 2009 Conference on Learning Technologies Research, Rannana, Israel.

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Session chair, Implementation of IT in the Information Systems track in the Annual meeting of the Decision Science Institute (DSI) 2008, Baltimore , MD.

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Track co-chair, Doctoral Studies mini-conference in the Annual meeting of the Decision Science Institute (DSI) 2008, Baltimore , MD.

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Chair, 2nd Informing Science Institute Doctoral Consortium @ Informing Science + Information Technology Education (InSITE) 2008 conference, Varna, Bulgaria.

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Chair, Information Science & Research Methods track @ Informing Science + Information Technology Education (InSITE) 2008 conference, Varna, Bulgaria.

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Track chair, Doctoral Studies track in the ISWorldOne Conference 2008, Las Vegas , NV.

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Session chair, Examination of Online Learning session in the Chais Conference on Instructional Technologies Research 2008, Rannana, Israel.

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Chair, 1st Informing Science Institute Doctoral Consortium @ Informing Science + Information Technology Education (InSITE) 2007 conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

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Track co-chair, Distance Learning Technologies track in the Information Resources Management Association International Conference (IRMA) 2007, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

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Session chair, Value of e-Learning Systems session in the Information Resources Management Association International Conference (IRMA) 2006, Washington, DC.

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Program Committee Member, Online Learning Research track, the WebCT
!MPACT 2006 8th Annual WebCT User Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

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International Board of Reviewers Member, Informing Science + Information Technology Education (InSITE) 2006, Greater Manchester, UK.

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International Program Committee Member, International Conference on Communications, Internet and Information Technology (CIIT) 2006, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands.

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Track co-chair - Education Track, IEEE SoutheastCon 2006 conference, Memphis, TN.

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Program Committee Member, Information Resources Management Association International Conference (IRMA) 2006, Washington, DC.

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International Program Committee Member, International Conference on Communications, Internet and Information Technology (CIIT) 2005, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Technical Program Committee Member, IEE Mobility Conference 2005, Guangzhou, China.

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Session chair - Distance Learning Technologies Session, Information Resources Management Association International Conference (IRMA) 2005, San Diego, California.

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Technical Program & Proceedings Committee Chair, IEEE SoutheastCon 2005 conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

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Track Chair - Information Systems (General) Track, IEEE SoutheastCon 2005 conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

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Session co-chair - Education and E-learning Session, IASTED International Conference on Communications, Internet and Information Technology (CIIT 2004), St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands.

 
 SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY AND THE RESEARCH COMMUNITY: TENURE AND PROMOTION REVIEWS

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Served as an external reviewer for Tenure and Promotion (T&P) for South Africa’s National Research Foundation (NRF), for petition to Full Professor at the School of Computing, University of South Africa. Review was done on August, 2017.

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Served as an external reviewer for Tenure and Promotion (T&P) for petition to Full Professor at the Open University of Israel, Department of Education and Cyber-Psychology, Raanana, Israel. Review was done on April, 2017.

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Served as an external reviewer for Tenure and Promotion (T&P) for petition to Associate Professor at the Information Systems and Technology Department, the University of South Alabama, School of Computing. Review was done on January, 2017.

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Served as an internal reviewer for promotion, petition for Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, Nova Southeastern University. Review was done on February, 2015.

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Served as an external reviewer for Tenure and Promotion (T&P) for petition to Associate Professor at the Open University of Israel, Faculty of Management and Information System, Raanana, Israel. Review was done on August, 2014.

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Served as an external reviewer for Tenure and Promotion (T&P) for petition to Full Professor at the Al-Balqa' Applied University (BAU), Faculty of Engineering Technology, Department of Computer Information System, Jordan. Review was done on August, 2013.

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Served as an external reviewer for Tenure and Promotion (T&P) for South Africa's National Research Foundation, petition to Associate Professor at Faculty of Informatics and Design, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa. Review was done on July, 2011.

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Served as an external reviewer for Institute Faculty Evaluation Panel for Tenure and Promotion (T&P), School of Management, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. Review was done on October, 2009.

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Served as an internal reviewer for promotion, Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, Nova Southeastern University. Review was done on January, 2006.

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Served as an internal reviewer for promotion, Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, Nova Southeastern University. Review was done on March, 2005.

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Served as an internal reviewer for promotion, Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, Nova Southeastern University. Review was done on March, 2004.
 
 AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
- AIS Outstanding Community Recognition for leadership in AIS's Special Interest Group on Information Security and Privacy, President 2016-2017, May, 2017.
- Recipient of '2014-2015 Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences - Professor of the Year' award from Nova Southeastern University, October, 2015.
- Certificate of Appreciation - Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Miami Field Office - for Keynote during the InfraGard Annual Conference, September, 2015.
- Recipient of 'Senior Member Award' from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), May 2015.
- Recipient of 'Lifetime Academic Achievement Award' from the International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management (IIAKM), June 2014, Knowledge Management Conference 2014.

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Nova Southeastern University - 10 Years of Service award, December, 2013.

- Recipient of 'Fellow and Distinguished Scholar Award' from the International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management (IIAKM).
- Recipient of The Best Research-in-Progress Award in the 2013 Knowledge Management Conference, Novi-Sad, Serbia.
- Recipient of The Best Paper Award in the 2013 Knowledge Management Conference, Novi-Sad, Serbia.
- Nova Southeastern University - President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) Award, May 2012.

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Recipient of The Best Paper Award in the Chais 2009 Conference on Learning Technologies Research, The Open University of Israel, Raanana, Israel.

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Certificate of appreciation for the service to the Annual meeting of the Decision Science Institute (DSI) 2008, Baltimore, MD.

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Nova Southeastern University - Five Years of Service award, December, 2008.

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Recipient of The Best Paper Award in the Informing Science + Information Technology Education Conference 2008, Varna, Bulgaria.

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Certificate of appreciation for the service to the Informing Science + Information Technology Education Conference 2006, Greater Manchester, UK.

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Recipient of The Best Paper Award in the Informing Science + Information Technology Education Conference 2006, Greater Manchester, UK.

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Distinguished Educator by Who's Who in Sciences Higher Education (WWSHE)

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Quoted in: Distance Learning Link Newsletter (January-June 2006) about his book: Assessing the value of e-learning systems.

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Delegate to the IS Junior Faculty Consortium, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2005, Las Vegas, NV.

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Recognized as a key contributor in the WebCT 2005 conference Users' Choice Award, San Francisco, California.

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Recipient of IJICTE (Vol. 1, Issue 3) Editor's Award of Excellence for the paper titled "A case study of management skills comparison in online and on-campus MBA programs."

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Recognition for outstanding support to the IEEE SoutheastCon 2005 conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

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Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) - Inducted to the international honor society for the computing and information disciplines, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

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Best Course Award - FIU, College of Business Administration, Master of Science in MIS program, Spring 2002 (MSMIS - Intake #5)

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Distinguished Educator by Who’s Who Among America's Teachers, 2002

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Best Professor Award - FIU, College of Business Administration, Master of Science in MIS program, Summer 2001 (MSMIS - Intake #3)

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Best Professor Award - FIU, College of Business Administration, Master of Science in MIS program, Summer 2001 (MSMIS - Intake #2)

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Best Course Award - FIU, College of Business Administration, Master of Science in MIS program, Summer 2001 (MSMIS - Intake #2)

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Best Instructor Award - FIU, College of Business Administration, Master of Science in MIS program, Summer 2001 (MSMIS - Intake #1)

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Best Course Award - FIU, College of Business Administration, Master of Science in MIS program, Spring 2001 (MSMIS - Intake #1)

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NASA Certificate of Appreciation, October, 1997.

 MEDIA AND PRESS
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- Featured as Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) on May 21, 2017 on The Miami Herald, 'WannaCry Ransomware and data breaches'
- Featured as Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) on Dec 15, 2016 on WLRN's Topical Currents Today, 'Doreen's Deals 2016 Holiday Edition'
- Featured as Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) on Nov 30, 2016 on WalletHub, 'Delta Passengers Affected Worldwide After System Outage in Atlanta'
- Featured as Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) on November 28, 2016 in Sun-Sentinel, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 'Online shopping tips to protect yourself from data crooks and cyber creeps', by Doreen Christensen.
- Featured as Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) on August 8, 2016 on WPLG Local 10, Miami and Fort Lauderdale News, 'Delta Passengers Affected Worldwide After System Outage in Atlanta', Anchor/Reporter Ian Margol.
- Featured as Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) on December 1, 2015 on WPLG Local 10, Miami and Fort Lauderdale News, 'About 5 million customers affected in V-Tech hack', Anchor/Reporter Eric Yutzy.
- Featured as Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) on November 28, 2015 in Sun-Sentinel, 'Cyber Monday: How to protect yourself from cyber crooks', by Doreen Christensen (also published by the Baltimore-Sun).
- Featured in the Faculty Spotlight, College of Engineering and Computing (CEC)'s 1st Newsletter, July, 2015
- Featured as Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) on June 2, 2015 in ComputerWorld, 'Who should get the blame in IRS breach?', by Patrick Thibodeau
- Featured as Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the May, 2015 Technology Research, Computer Science & Engineering Video for eMerge America event of Nova Southeastern University
- CBS 4 - Miami - TV Interview on October 3rd, 2014, on Cybersecurity- 'JP Morgan Chase Data Breach Affects Millions Of Customers'
- TV Interview on September 2nd, 2014, on Cybersecurity topics, Film & TV Production program at University School of NSU
- Featured as Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) on August 19, 2014 in News Press, 'Hospital chain hacked, 4.5 million records stolen', by Steve Doane
- Featured as Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) on July 17, 2014 in Fox Business, 'How to Be Smart When Handing Your Credit Card to Someone Else', by Dan Rafter
- Featured as on July, 2014 in the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Donor Connection Newsletter, Division of Advancement and Community Relations, 'Dream Profile on Cybersecurity Research Funding in South Florida'

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Featured in the 2013 Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Annual Report - Research, Targeting Cyberthreats, pp. 34-35

- Quoted and research mentioned in InformationWeek's Hacking Higher Ed - The Cybersecurity challenge on college campuses (May 13, 2013, pp. 9-10)

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Quoted in Highlighted in the 2011 Florida Trend Magazine's Research Issue: (June, 2011, p. 91) about work with doctoral students on developments of stronger authentication approaches for Web-based systems

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Cited in: (10/23/2003) Keep Those Faculty Working with Mentoring. Distance Learning Articles, 22(2).

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Quoted in: (4/24/2002) Physical Security of Technology Critical to Maintaining Service. Education Technology News, 19(9)

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Quoted in: (4/24/2002) Crisis Management Important for Staff Maintaining Technology Infrastructure. Education Technology News, 19(9)

   
 DOCTORAL DISSERTATION CHAIRED
- Nilsen, R. (2017). Measuring cybersecurity competency: An exploratory investigation of the cybersecurity knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for organizational network access privileges, xx(xx). (UMI No. AAT xxxxxx).
- Batie, R. B. (2016). Assessing the effectiveness of a fingerprint biometric and a biometric personal identification number (BIO-PIN) as a multi-factor authentication mechanism, xx(xx). (UMI No. AAT xxxxxx).
- Hambly, R. J. (2016). An empirical investigation of the willingness of US intelligence community analysts to contribute knowledge to a knowledge management system (KMS) in a highly classified and sensitive environment, xx(xx). (UMI No. AAT xxxxxx).
- Carlton, M. (2016). Development of a cybersecurity skills index: A scenarios-based, hands-on measure of non-IT professionals’ cybersecurity skills, xx(xx). (UMI No. AAT xxxxxx).
- Marnell, J. (2016). An experimental study on the role of password strength and cognitive load on employee productivity, xx(xx). (UMI No. AAT xxxxxx).
- Mujeye, S. (2016). An empirical investigation of factors effecting resistance to use multi-factor authentication systems in public-access environments, xx(xx). (UMI No. AAT xxxxxx).
- Beaudin, S. (2016). An empirical study of authentication methods to secure e-learning system activities against impersonation fraud, xx(xx). (UMI No. AAT xxxxxx).
- Bazile, E. P. (2016). An empirical testing of factors contributing to healthcare professionals’ resistance to use electronic medical records (EMR) systems, xx(xx). (UMI No. AAT xxxxxx).
- Hernandez, W. (2016). An empirical assessment of employees cyberslacking in the public sector. Dissertation Abstracts International, xx(xx). (UMI No. AAT xxxxxx).
- Melon, E. (2016). A study of the success of group formation in virtual teams using computer mediated communications. Dissertation Abstracts International, xx(xx). (UMI No. AAT xxxxxx).
- Brown, S. D. (2015). An information privacy examination of the practices of pharmaceutical companies regarding use of information collected through their Websites. Dissertation Abstracts International, xx(xx). (UMI No. AAT xxxxxx).
- White, N. (2015). An empirical investigation into the role that boredom, relationships, anxiety, and gratification (BRAG) play in a driver’s decision to text. Dissertation Abstracts International, xx(xx). (UMI No. AAT xxxxxx).
- Dooley, P. P. (2015). An empirical development of critical value factors for system quality and information quality in business intelligence systems implementations. Dissertation Abstracts International, xx(xx). (UMI No. AAT xxxxxx).
- Smiley, G. (2013). Investigating the role of multibiometric authentication on professional certification e-examination. Dissertation Abstracts International, xx(xx). (UMI No. AAT xxxxxx).
- Choi, M. S. (2013). Assessing the role of user computer self-efficacy, cybersecurity countermeasures awareness, and cybersecurity skills toward computer misuse intention at government agencies. Dissertation Abstracts International, xx(xx). (UMI No. AAT xxxxxx).
- Stalker, J. D. (2012). A reading preference and risk taxonomy for printed proprietary information compromise in the aerospace and defense industry. Dissertation Abstracts International, xx(xx). (UMI No. AAT xxxxxx).
- Wells, R. (2012). An empirical assessment of factors contributing to individuals’ propensity to commit software piracy in The Bahamas. Dissertation Abstracts International, xx(xx). (UMI No. AAT xxxxxx).
- Johnson, G. D. (2012). Development of an audit classification index (ACI) for federal e-learning systems security vulnerabilities. Dissertation Abstracts International, xx(xx). (UMI No. AAT xxxxxx).
- Ball, A. L. (2012). A comparison of personaI information sharing awareness, habits, and practices of users in social networking sites and e-learning systems. Dissertation Abstracts International, xx(xx). (UMI No. AAT xxxxxx).
- Mattord, H. J. (2012). Assessment of Web-based authentication methods in the U.S.: Comparing e-learning systems to Internet healthcare information systems. Dissertation Abstracts International, xx(xx). (UMI No. AAT xxxxxx).

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Hylton, K. (2012). An experiment using Webcam-based surveillance to deter information systems misuse. Dissertation Abstracts International, xx(xx). (UMI No. AAT xxxxxx).

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Lee, A. (2011). An empirical investigation of the role of information quality in citizens’ trust in e-government systems. Dissertation Abstracts International, xx(xx). (UMI No. AAT xxxxxx).

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Lichvar, B. T. (2011). An empirical investigation of the effect of knowledge sharing and encouragement of others in predicting computer self-efficacy and use of IS in the workplace. Dissertation Abstracts International, xx(xx). (UMI No. AAT xxxxxx).

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Bronsburg, S. E. (2011). The impact of an osteopathic medical program on information technology skills of physicians entering the healthcare workforce. Dissertation Abstracts International, xx(xx). (UMI No. AAT xxxxxx).

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Mansi, G. R. (2011). An assessment of instant messaging interruptions on knowledge workers task performance in e-learning-based training. Dissertation Abstracts International, 72(08). (UMI No. AAT 3456433).

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Clarke, M. (2010). The role of self-efficacy in computer security behavior: Developing the construct of computer security self-efficacy (CSSE). Dissertation Abstracts International, 72(02). (UMI No. AAT 3434244).

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Keng, S. C. (2010). Comparing the cultural dimensions and learners' perceived effectiveness of online learning systems (OLS) among American and Malaysian learners. Dissertation Abstracts International, 71(09). (UMI No. AAT 3413600).

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Forman, A. E. (2009). An exploratory study on the factors associated with ethical intention of digital piracy. Dissertation Abstracts International, 70(12). (UMI No. AAT 3380421).

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Wynn, A. J. (2009). An investigation of the contributions of gender, shopping orientation, and online experience to consumers’ intention to engage in apparel e-commerce shopping. Dissertation Abstracts International, 70(12). (UMI No. AAT 3387047).

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Hejazi, S. (2009). Responsibility factors of reducing inefficiencies in information system processes and their role on intention to acquire Six Sigma certification. Dissertation Abstracts International, 70(12). (UMI No. AAT 3386585).

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Ferdousi, B. (2009). A study of factors that affect instructors’ intention to use e-learning systems in two-year colleges. Dissertation Abstracts International, 70(04). (UMI No. AAT 3352474).

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Hodge, G. (2009). A study of first- and continuing-generation college students’ use of internet communication technologies in social capital and its contribution to their persistence in college. Dissertation Abstracts International, 70(12). (UMI No. AAT 3386895).

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Igbonagwam, O.  (2008). The contribution of security clearance, users’ involvement, and computer self-efficacy in the efficiency of requirements-gathering process: An information-systems case study in the U.S. military. Dissertation Abstracts International, 70(02). (UMI No. AAT 3344828).

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Blanke, S. J. (2008). A study of the contributions of attitude, computer security policy awareness, and computer self-efficacy to the employees' computer abuse intention in business environments. Dissertation Abstracts International, 69(11). (UMI No. AAT 3336919).

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Reid, M. H. (2008). Integrating trust and computer self-efficacy into the technology acceptance model: Their impact on customers' use of banking information systems in Jamaica. Dissertation Abstracts International, 69(11). (UMI No. AAT 3336438).

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Nichols, A. J. (2008). An empirical assessment of attitude toward computers, motivation, perceived satisfaction from the e-learning System, and previous academic performance and their contribution to persistence of college student-athletes enrolled in e-learning courses. Dissertation Abstracts International, 69(07). (UMI No. AAT 3324646).

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Siddiqui, H. N. (2008). Investigation of intention to use e-commerce in the Arab countries: A comparison of self-efficacy, usefulness, culture, gender, and socioeconomic status in Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. Dissertation Abstracts International, 69(06). (UMI No. AAT 3315103).

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Ball, D. M. (2008). An empirical investigation of the contribution of computer self-efficacy, computer anxiety, and instructors’ experience with the use of technology to their intention to use emerging educational technology. Dissertation Abstracts International, 69(02). (UMI No. AAT 3297720).

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Danet, L. T. (2006). A study of the impact of users' involvement, resistance, and computer self-efficacy on the success of a centralized identification system implementation. Dissertation Abstracts International, 67(01). (UMI No. AAT 3205975).

 
 PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP (Current & Past)

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Decision Sciences Institute (DSI)

- International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management (IIAKM)

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Association for Information Systems (AIS)

  - SIG-SEC - Special Interest Group on Information Security and Privacy
- SIG-PAA - Special Interest Group on Program Assessment and Accreditation
- SIG-DSS - Special Interest Group on Decision Support, Knowledge, and Data Management Systems

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The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (Senior Member)

  - IEEE Cybersecurity Initiative
- IEEE Computer Society's Technical Committee on Security and Privacy
- ACM/IEEE/AIS Joint Task Force (JTF) on Cybersecurity Education
- Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - Cyber Task Force (CTF)

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Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - InfraGard - South Florida Chapter

- Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Miami Field Office - Citizens Academy Alumni Association (CAAA)

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US Secret Service (USSS) - Miami Electronic Crimes Task Force (MECTF) and The South Florida Cybercrime Working Group (SFCWG)

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US Federal Cybersecurity R&D - Federal Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD)

 
 CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS*

 

 

- Levy, Y., & Mattord, H. J., (2017, August). Update from the ACM/IEEE/AIS Joint Task Force on Cybersecurity Education. The Twenty-third Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Boston, MA.
- Morin, J.-H., Zeelim-Hovav, A., Maher, D., & Levy, Y. (2017, August). Panel: How would you like your Digital Future served: Huxley-OrwellKafka Dystopian Style or Digitally Responsible? American Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS-2017), Boston, MA.
- Levy, Y. (2016, October). Development of Scenario-Based Cybersecurity Skills Index (CSI) iPad Application to Mitigate Social Engineering Attacks. Faculty Meeting, Nova Southeastern University, College of Engineering and Computing, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
- Levy, Y., & Mattord, H. J., (2016, August). The ACM/IEEE/AIS Joint Task Force on Cybersecurity Education. The Twenty-second Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), San Diego, CA.
- Levy, Y., & Ramim, M. M., (2015, November). Integrating the NIST Cybersecurity Framework into Undergraduate and Graduate Security Courses. The 2015 National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Conference, San Diego, CA.
- Levy, Y., Terrell, S., & Ramim, M. M. (2015, June). Panel: Identifying funding for doctoral research, Doctoral Consortium, The 2015 Knowledge Management Conference, Katowice, Poland.
- Levy, Y., Terrell, S., Ramim, M. M., & Brown, S. (2015, June). Panel: Publishing During and After the Doctoral Program, Doctoral Consortium, The 2015 Knowledge Management Conference, Katowice, Poland.
- Levy, Y., Ramim, M. M., & Terrell, S. (2014, June). Panel: Avoiding the most common mistakes doctoral students make during their dissertation years, Doctoral Consortium, The 2014 Knowledge Management Conference, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.
- Levy, Y. (2013). Multivariate Research Methods Workshop.The SCIS Summer Dissertation Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
- Hylton, K., & Levy, Y. (2012). Securing online assessments with the use of Webcam-based surveillance. The 18th Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning, Orlando, FL.
- Levy, Y., & Ramim, M. M. (2012). Effective e-learning systems analytics: Procrastination in e-exams. The 18th Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning, Orlando, FL.

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Levy, Y. (2011). Effective e-learning security: Why should we even care? The 17th Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning, Orlando, FL.

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Levy, Y. (2011). Pearls of Wisdom: Using Wimba sessions for 'Dry-Run' of doctoral dissertation defenses. The Annual NSU Forum of Best Practices in Online Learning, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

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Levy, Y. (2011). Conducting a systematic review of the literature in support of information systems (IS) research. The Inaugural SCIS Summer Dissertation Workshop, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

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Levy, Y. (2010). Web 2.0 enabled social support group for doctoral dissertation students: Initial feedback. The Annual NSU Forum of Best Practices in Online Learning, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

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Levy, Y. (2010). The role of security questions in e-learning authentication. Web 2.0 conference, Brunel University, Uxbridge (West London), UK. (An Invited Speaker)

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Ramim, M. M., Clarke, N., & Levy, Y. (2009). Students' perceptions of university – vs. – vendor provided multi-biometric e-learning authentication. Biometric Consortium Conference, Tampa, Florida.

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Levy, Y., Clarke, N., Bedford, W., & Ackerman, E. (2009). Panel on the future of biometrics in e-learning systems: What vendors should know?. Biometric Consortium Conference, Tampa, Florida.

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Ramim, M. M., & Levy, Y. (2009). Addressing the “super quizzer: 100 questions in 5 minutes?” phenomena. The Annual NSU Forum of Best Practices in Online Learning, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

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Levy, Y., & Ramim, M. M. (2007). Who is really taking the e-exam? What can we do about it? The Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning, Orlando, Florida.

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Levy, Y. (2007). Podcasting -- do they really listen? The Annual NSU Best Practices in Online Learning Forum, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

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Levy, Y. (2007). Weekly reminders -- students just love it! The Annual NSU Best Practices in Online Learning Forum, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

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Levy, Y. , & Ramim, M. M. (2007). A theoretical approach for biometrics authentication of e-exams. The 2007 Chais Conference on Instructional Technologies Research, The Open University of Israel, Raanana, Israel.

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Levy, Y. (2006). Assessing e-learning program’s effectiveness: A learns’ perceived value approach. The Sloan-C International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks (ALN), Orlando, FL.

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Levy, Y. (2006). Why students drop from online courses? The Annual NSU Best Practices in Online Learning Forum, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

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Levy, Y. (2006). Assessing e-learning: Value thinking approach for measuring e-learning systems effectiveness. 8th Annual WebCT User Conference, Chicago, IL.

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Levy, Y. (2006). A study on comparing dropouts and persistence in e-learning courses. 8th Annual WebCT User Conference, Chicago, IL.

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Levy, Y. (2006). Assessing the Value of e-Learning Systems. Book promotion in the Information Resources Management Association International Conference (IRMA) 2006, Washington, DC.

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Levy, Y. (2006). Assessing e-learning programs: A new value thinking approach for measuring e-learning systems effectiveness. 11th Annual TechEd International Conference, Pasadena, CA.

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Levy, Y. & Ramim, M. M. (2006). Are we safeguarding our WebCT systems enough? A case of insider cyber attacks in a small university. 5th Annual WebCT European User Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

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Levy, Y. (2005). A doctoral course via WebCT? Myth or reality? WebCT 2005 Conference, San Francisco, CA.

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Levy, Y. (2005). Assessing the value of e-learning systems. Innovations 2005 Conference, New York, NY.

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Levy, Y. & Ramim, M. M. (2004). Academic integrity and plagiarism detection with WebCT. WebCT 2004 Conference, Orlando, FL.

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Levy, Y. (2004). Provided a seminar on value theory, information systems satisfaction and its implication for future research of information systems effectiveness, Tel-Aviv University, Israel.

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Levy, Y., Gelman, W. & Rauseo, N. (2003). Minimizing academic misconduct in the online learning environment. WebCT 2003 Conference, San-Diego, CA.

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Levy, Y. & Ramim, M. (2002). Creating an online global executive MBA program. Bar-Ilan University, Israel.

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Levy, Y. (2002). Moderator “lunch n' learn” & “peer 2 peer” lunch sessions on “Managing your e-learning Systems”. E-learning 2002 Conference, Washington, DC.

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Ramim, M. M. & Levy, Y. (2002). Knowledge is power: some useful hints about managing your e-learning systems and preventing crisis. E-learning 2002 Conference, Washington, DC.

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Levy, Y. (2001). Creating an online global executive MBA program. WebCT 2001 Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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Levy, Y. (2000). Creating an online learning program abroad. WebCT 2000 Conference, Athens, GA.

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Levy, Y. (2000). Creating an online international business program abroad. Thunderbird-EMU 2000 Conference, Scottsdale, AZ.

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Levy, Y. (1999). Building the technical infrastructure for the virtual college. Management Education Alliance  Deans’ Workshop, Miami, FL.

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Levy, Y. (1997). The world wide web as a medium of instruction: What works and what doesn’t. HPCC-IITT Annual meeting, NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, CA.

* Aside from conference presentations given on papers accepted for publication in conference proceedings
 INVITED KEYNOTE AND SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS*

 
- Levy, Y. (2017, October). Invited Doctoral Mentor Panelist on Cybersecurity Education, Research, and Practice. Conference on Cybersecurity Education, Research, and Practice (CCERP) 2017, Kennesaw, GA.
- Koohang, A., Ziemba, E., & Levy, Y. (2017, June). Invited Panel Speakers: Effective Literature Review, Plagiarism, Self-Plagiarism, and Reliance on Prior Research - KM Conference 2017, Novo Mesto, Slovenia.
- Levy, Y. (2017, May). Invited Speaker: Cybersecurity Awareness - Few Things You Should Know About Cybersecurity... Health Professions Divisions (HPD) - College of Dental Medicine Faculty Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
- Levy, Y. (2017, May). Invited Speaker: Cybersecurity Challenges, Our Ongoing Research, & Outreach Programs. 1st CEC Advisory Board Kickoff Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
- Levy, Y. (2016, November). Win-Win: Assisting Companies from South Florida to Mitigate Cyber-Attacks During A Graduate Information Security Management Project Course. NSA/DHS Center of Acaademic Exccelence (CAE) Community Event, Kansas City, MI.
- Levy, Y., & Parrish, J. (2016, October). The Self-Funded 'Cybersecurity Day' Event: Inspiring Youth to Pursue Cybersecurity Education and Career Path. National Initiative on Cybersecurity Education (NICE) 2016, Kansas City, MI.
- Levy, Y. (2016, October). Invited Doctoral Mentor Panelist: Cybersecurity Education, Research, and Practice. Conference on Cybersecurity Education, Research, and Practice (CCERP) 2016, Kennesaw, GA.
- Levy, Y. (2016, September). Invited Speaker: Cybersecurity Challenges, Our Ongoing Research, & Outreach Programs. Fall 2016 Kickoff Meeting of the NSU Ambassadors Board Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
- Levy, Y. (2016, April). The Apple vs. FBI Crypto Debate. Keynote Panel with FBI-Miami, ASAC S. Gilbert and USSS-Miami, ASAC R. Villanueva, Fraud and Breach Prevention Submit, Miami, FL.
- Levy, Y., & Blackwood-Brown, C. (2016, February). Senior Citizens and Cybersecurity Awareness. 2016 Interprofessional Geriatrics Training Institute: The Art of Successful Aging, NSU - College of Osteopatic Medicine, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
- Levy, Y. (2016, February). Competency in Cybersecurity Workforce: Challenges and National Initiatives. Florida Local Government Information Systems Association (FLGIS), Orlando, FL.
- Levy, Y. (2015, September). Cybersecurity Workforce Challange and Call for Action. FBI-InfraGard - Prepare and Defend Civil Defense in the 21st Century, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
- Levy, Y. (2015, May). National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework In Action! eMerge America, Miami-Beach Convention Center, Miami-Beach, FL.
- Levy, Y. (2014, December). Cybersecurity, Identity Theft, Privacy, and Social Engineering Threats: What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself? Lifelong Learning Institute, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
- Levy, Y. (2014, November). Birds of a Feather Presentation: Developing a Cybersecurity Awareness Program for Hispanic High-School Students, National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) 2014, Columbia, MD.
- Levy, Y., & Ramim, M. M. (2014, June). Seminar: The role of data analytics as an exploratory research tool. Research Center for Innovation in Learning Technologies, The Open University of Israel, Rannana, Israel.
- Levy, Y. (2013, November). Data analytics for consumer health informatics: Discovering knowledge from data. College of Pharmacy, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
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Levy, Y. (2013, October). C3: Cyber-security + Cyber-safety + Cyber-ethics and the WWW decision tool - Who? What? Why? of personal information. Cyber-Security Day @ NSU, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
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Levy, Y. (2013, October). 10 cyber-security skills U must know! Cyber-Security Day @ NSU, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
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Levy, Y. (2013, June). Data analytics for knowledge discovery, improving, and sustaining quality. Knowledge Management Conference, Novi-Sad, Serbia.
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Levy, Y. (2013, January). Transitioning from onsite to e-learning delivery. Northern Caribbean University, Mandeville, Jamaica.
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Levy, Y. (2013, January). Myths associated with e-learning. Northern Caribbean University, Mandeville, Jamaica.
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Levy, Y. (2013, January). Critical success factors in e-learning delivery. Northern Caribbean University, Mandeville, Jamaica.
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Levy, Y. (2009, July). Effectiveness 2.0 or security breach 1.0? Leveraging the effectiveness of e-Learning 2.0 tools and avoiding its security breaches. e-Learning 2.0 conference, Brunel University, Uxbridge (West London), UK.
* Aside from conference presentations given on papers accepted for publication in conference proceedings


 CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS ATTENDED
   
- Taking the Pentagon to the People, Florida International University, Miami, FL, September 26-27, 2017.
- FBI/InfraGard South Florida Chapter Event - What can FBI/InfraGard do for your company? Meet and collaboration event, Nova Southeastern University (Served as the sponsored faculty member) , Ft. Lauderdale, FL, June 7, 2017.
- FBI/InfraGard South Florida Chapter Event - Cyber, Protect, Defend, and Respond, Florida Inetrnational University, Miami, FL., October 27, 2016.
- ABET Symposium, Hollywood, FL., April 14-15, 2016.
- International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2015, December, 2015, Ft. Worth, TX.
- FBI/InfraGard - Prepare and Defend Civil Defense in the 21st Century, Ft. Lauderdale, FL., September 29, 2015.
- Association of Information systems (AIS) - American Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) 2015, Puerto Rico, August 13-15, 2015.
- FBI/InfraGard Special Event with the USSS about "Banking and Finance, Credit Card/ATM and Internet Banking Fraud", Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, March, 2015.
- FBI/InfraGard Special Event with the South Florida Cloud Security Alliance, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, Miami Data Vault, February, 2015.
- U.S. Secret Service - Miami Electronic Crimes Task Force (MECTF) - Quarterly Meeting, Miami Field Office, Florida, November, 2014.
- South Florida Cybercrime Working Group, U.S. Secret Service, Miami Field Office, Florida, Aug, 2014.
- U.S. Secret Service - Miami Electronic Crimes Task Force (MECTF) - Quarterly Meeting, Miami Field Office, Florida, November, 2014.
- International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2013, December, 2013, Milan, Italy.
- TedMedLive via NSU College of Health Professions Division (HPD), April, 2013.
- U.S. Secret Service - Miami Electronic Crimes Task Force (MECTF) - Quarterly Meeting, Miami Field Office, Florida, March, 2013.
- International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2012, December, 2012, Orlando, FL.
- The 2012 Annual NSU Forum of Best Practices in Online Learning, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, November, 2012.
- IBM Performance 2012 - Business Intelligence and Data Analytics Symposium, May, 2012, Miami, Florida
- Cloud Computing in Healthcare Conference 2012, Miami, April, 2012.

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Israeli Chapter of the Association of Information Systems (ILAIS) Conference 2011, June, 2011, Rannana, Israel.

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IBM Cognos 10 - Business Intelligence and Analytics event, January, 2011, Miami, Florida.

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International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2010, December, 2010, St. Louis, MI.

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The 8th Annual Security Conference, Discourses in Security, Assurance and Privacy, Las Vegas, Nevada, April, 2009.

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SAP Curriculum Congress 2009 and training on Business Intelligence (BI) as part of the SAP University Alliances, Charlotte, North Carolina, March, 2009.

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SAP University Alliances Community (UAC) - Webminar, February, 2009.

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International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2006, December, 2006, Milwaukee, WI.

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International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2005, December, 2005, Las Vegas, NV.

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The 9th Sloan-C International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks (ALN), The Power of Online Learning: Implications for Teaching and Learning, Orlando, FL, November, 2003.

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Computer & Technology Showcase (CTS) 2003, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, September, 2003.

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International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2002, Barcelona, Spain, December, 2002.

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COMDEX Fall 2002/BioSecurity 2002, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV, November, 2002.

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The 8th Sloan-C International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks (ALN), The Power of Online Learning: The Faculty Experience, Orlando, FL, November, 2002.

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E-learning Conference & Expo 2002, What blended learning means? Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC, April, 2002.

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Thirty-Fifth Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-35), Big Island, Hawaii, January, 2002.

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E-learning Conference & Expo 2001, Discover the Power of e-learning for Your Enterprise! Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC, April, 2001.

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2000 Fall Internet World Show, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York City, NY, October, 2000.

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Centra's Second Annual Worldwide User Conference “Centra Summit 2000 Connecting the Enterprise Through Live Collaboration”, Boston, MA, October, 2000.

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WebCT 2000 conference, Georgia State University, Athens, GA, July, 2000.

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Cisco Internet Business Review, Fort Lauderdale, FL, June, 2000.

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1999 Fall Internet World Show, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York City, NY, October, 1999.

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COMDEX 1999, Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami, FL.

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From Innovation To Implementation WebCT '99, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, July, 1999.

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Florida Conference on Innovations in Higher Education, Orlando FL, June, 1999.

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The Blackboard Summit, “The Internet and Today’s Academic Computing Imperative”, Washington DC, April, 1999.

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1998 Fall Internet World Show, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York City, NY, October, 1998.

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COMDEX show, Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami, FL, September, 1998.

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NASA Learning Technology Project Principal Investigator’s conference, Portland, ME, June, 1998.

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Spring Internet World Show, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA, March, 1998.

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COMDEX show, Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami FL, September, 1997.

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“Customer needs on the World Wide Web” conference, NASA Lewis Research Center, September, 1997.

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NASA Information Infrastructure Technology and Applications (IITA) -- A Look to the Future conference, NASA Ames Research Center, CA, May, 1997.

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NASA Information Infrastructure Technology and Applications (IITA) -- Principal Investigator’s conference, NASA headquarters, Washington, DC, August, 1996.

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NASA High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC) -- Decimate NASA’s material to education via the Web conference, NASA Godard Space Flight Center, MD, March, 1996.

 LANGUAGES

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English (Fluent), Hebrew (Fluent), Italian (Basic), Spanish (Basic)

 OTHER

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Certified American Heart Association (AHA) - Emergancy First Responder (EFR) - Heartsaver® First Aid+CPR+AED (Parts 1, 2, & 3) - (Exp 08/2019)

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Volunteering: Humane Society of Greater Miami

 


Modified: January 8, 2018