Dr. Yair Levy

Dr. Yair Levy

Professor - Information Systems & Cybersecurity; Director, Center for e-Learning Security Research (CeLSR), Nova Southeastern University

Dr. Levy joined the college in 2003, was promoted to an Associate Professor in 2007, and to full Professor in 2012. During the mid to late 1990s, Dr. Levy assisted NASA to develop e-learning platforms as well as manage Internet and Web infrastructures. He earned his undergraduate degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Technion (Israel Institute of Technology). He received his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) with Management Information Systems (MIS) concentration and Ph.D. in MIS from Florida International University. He heads the Levy CyLab, which conducts innovative research from the human-centric lens of four key research areas cybersecurity, social engineering, user-authentication issues, privacy, and e-learning system security. He authored over 65 articles, three book chapters, one book, and his publications have been cited for over 1,300 times by other scholarly research. Dr. Levy has been an active member of the US Secret Service (USSS)'s - Miami Electronic Crimes Task Force (MECTF) and The South Florida Cybercrime Working Group (SFCWG). He was trained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on various topics, actively serves as a member on of the FBI/InfraGard, and consults the FBI/Cyber Task Force (CTF). Dr. Levy serves on the National Joint Task Force of Cybersecurity Education, as well as other national initiatives related to cybersecurity workforce, education, and research.


The Crypto Debate: Beyond "Apple vs. FBI"

Presented by Scott Gilbert , Tracy Kitten , Dr. Yair Levy  •  April 12, 2016

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