Richard P. Mislan, Ph.D.
Cybersecurity Management | Saunders College of Business | Rochester Institute of Technology

Academics


Dr. Mislan is currrently working with a world class team of industry experts to develop a Minor in Cybersecurity for the MIS program at Saunders College of Business.

The five new courses will be focused on the principles, practices and procedures of managing cybersecurity.

Dr. Mislan is currently teaching the following courses:

MGIS-130: Information Systems and Technology
To be successful in our globally-networked business environment, contemporary management professionals must have a strong grounding in the principles of information and information technology. This course provides an introduction to the field of management information systems (MIS), including the tools and techniques for managing information and information technologies within organizations. We place a particular emphasis on the nature of systems, the role of information in business processes, the management of data, and the planning of MIS design projects.
MGIS-360: Building a Web Business
This course gives students both a conceptual and hands-on understanding of the launching of web businesses. Students will study the full process of web business creation, including domain name registration, frameworks for application creation, hosting of web applications and search engine optimization. Students will apply their knowledge by designing and building a business website that can actually make money.
MGIS-445: Web Systems Development
Students in this class will analyze business problems and develop data-driven web applications to solve them. An industry-level application server will provide the framework for integrating and deploying a set of client and server technologies to create these applications. Development skills will include presenting and receiving information through a website, validating entered information, and storing entered information in text files or databases. Students will design solutions using Hypertext Markup Language, client scripting and server programs for database and file access.
MGIS-429: Cyber Risk & Resilience
Cybersecurity: A technical introduction to the structure and operations of information security management. This course provides a conceptual and practical overview of Cybersecurity Management. A keen awareness of the principles and procedures of cybersecurity is a management necessity with universal business implications. Success in today's global economy requires a focus on cybersecurity strategy and management with governance as an overarching consideration in all risk assessment and management related endeavors.