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Scott Scheidt - Georgia Southern University. Statesboro, GA, US

Scott Scheidt Scott Scheidt

Director Div/DPT AD | Georgia Southern University


Scott Scheidt is the Executive Director of the Center for Applied Cyber Education at Georgia Southern University.






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As a result of consolidation, CACE is now the Georgia Southern University Center for Applied Cyber Education. As Executive Director, Scott Scheidt will continue to provide strategic leadership for the CACE in collaboration with the university administration and cyber faculty and staff across eight colleges. In addition to continuing to lead the previous interdisciplinary team of faculty and university staff in offering state-of-the-art cyber education, he now has a Director of Special Programs and a Special Projects manager on CACE staff to help continue the awesome support to academia and our community partners that CACE has done for the last few years.

Areas of Expertise (2)

Cyber Workforce Development


Education (2)

Walden University: Ph.D., Cybersecurity Management

Armstrong State University: B.A., Economics 2003

Media Appearances (3)

Watch out for online scammers this Cyber Monday

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"You can sit in a foreign country and reap millions of dollars on a day like today, millions of dollars an hour from consumers under the right conditions and its just an easy target opportunity for the lack of education consumers have overall," said Scott Scheidt, Executive Director for the Center of Applied Cyber Research at Georgia Southern University...

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Scammers use fake job applications to steal your personal information

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"[It] opens the door for individuals to be able to be compromised at a level they're not used to," said Scott Scheidt, an applied cyber education professor at Georgia Southern. "The violations that happen through our online activities is much more frequent." ...

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Good News: Students attending summer Cyber Camp

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"We've issued over $185,000 in cybersecurity skills scholarships. That's not academics, but it's industry certification like disaster recovery engineer, vulnerability assessor, penetration testing engineer," said Scott Scheidt, GSU Center for Applied Cyber Education...

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