Sexton is the director of the Cyber Institute at Augusta University and assistant professor of computer science. She has 23 years of Navy information technology experience in areas such as hardware maintenance, telecommunications services, computer center operations, information security practice, and software development, support and quality assurance. She has served as the first commanding officer of what is known today as Navy Information Operations Command Georgia. Sexton holds master's degrees in computer science and national and strategic studies and is a certified information systems security professional (CISSP). She also holds the following Global Information Assurance Certifications (GIAC): GSEC, GCIH, GCIA and GPEN.
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AU Cyber Institute opening marks step forward for growing the workforce
"Young people aren't as aware these careers exist. Their parents know, but they don't know," said Joanne Sexton, Director of Augusta University Cyber Institute…
Augusta University hosting cyber-security conference
“The ultimate goal is to keep us safe in cyberspace. And for that we need events like BSidesAugusta where we can share new information and expand the realm of our discussion,” said Joanne Sexton, director of the Augusta University Cyber Institute...
TechNet Panel Tackles Issue of Getting Girls and Women To Seek and Stay In STEM
Sexton is an assistant professor of computer science at Augusta University, instrumental in establishing a new undergraduate IT degree there and was named the first director of the Augusta University Cyber Institute...
The purpose of this study was to identify rate limiting factors, and develop recommendations to better balance unrestricted extramural EHR access with legitimate safeguarding of EHR data in retrospective research. By exploring primary, secondary, and tertiary sources, this review identifies external constraints and provides a comparative analysis of social influencers in retrospective EHR-based research.
This paper describes the steps taken to establish a joint information assurance (information security) track within the computer science program and the MIS curriculum at a small undergraduate liberal arts college.
This paper summarizes risks found in using wireless LANs and the impact on university enterprise networks.