Dr. Connie Justice

Dr. Connie Justice has over 30 years experience in the cybersecurity, computer and systems engineering field. Professor Justice is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional, CISSP.  She created the networking and security options for CIT majors and a Network Security Certificate Program. She has designed and modified many courses in networking and cybersecurity curriculum to meet NSA/DHS Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) requirements and NIST National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE)Framework. Dr. Justice was a contributor in writing the Curriculum Guidelines for Post-Secondary Degree Programs in Cybersecurity. A Report in the Computing Curricula Series Joint Task Force on Cybersecurity Education(CSEC). Professor Justice is noted for her creation of the Living Lab, an experiential learning environment where students gain real world experience running an IT business. Dr. Justice consults for and has managed IT departments in small, medium, and large sized businesses.  She serves as Senior Cybersecurity Advisor for a fortune 100 company. Her areas of research include: experiential and service learning, information and security risk assessment, risk management, digital forensics, network security, network and systems engineering, network and systems administration, and networking and cybersecurity course development.