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Satellite hacking – how to keep your satellite data secure

March 12, 2020
While more difficult than traditional hacking, the threat of satellite hacking is real. With approximately 2,000 communications satellites in orbit, the National Security Agency is working on how to keep your satellite data secure.

A Doctoral Student's Journey through the National Award Winning Cybersecurity Program

March 10, 2020
After Capitol Technology University was announced as the national winner of the prestigious SC Media Award for Best Cybersecurity Higher Education Program on February 25, the university sought students' opinions on why Capitol's cybersecurity program was declared the "best."

Amanda Finnerty: Director of Internal Operations for Commodore Builders

March 5, 2020
This profile on Amanda Finnerty is the third post in a month-long series of profiles about female STEM innovators in honor of Women’s History Month. This profile also celebrates Women in Construction week by focusing on Finnerty, Director of Internal Operations for Commodore Builders, a $350M construction management firm. Check back each weekday to read a new profile.

Rebecca Clark: Operations Executive for Skanska, a Global Construction Firm

March 5, 2020
This profile on Rebecca Clark is the forth post in a month-long series of profiles about female STEM innovators in honor of Women’s History Month. This profile also celebrates Women in Construction week by focusing on Clark, Operations Executive for Skanska, a Swedish construction and development company that has grown to have divisions and projects in countries across the world. Check back each weekday to read a new profile.

Danielle Dy Buncio: Co-founder and CEO of VIATechnik, a Construction Technology Firm

March 3, 2020
This profile on Danielle Dy Buncio is the second post in a month-long series of profiles about female STEM innovators in honor of Women’s History Month. This profile also celebrates Women in Construction week by focusing on Dy Buncio, Co-founder and CEO of VIATechnik, a construction technology firm. Check back each weekday to read a new profile.

Dr. Nina Tandon: Co-Founder of the First Company to Grow Human Bones for Reconstruction

March 2, 2020
This profile on Dr. Nina Tandon is the first post of a month-long series of profiles about female STEM innovators in honor of Women’s History Month. Check back each weekday to read a new profile, the next of which focuses on Danielle Dy Buncio, Co-founder and CEO of VIATechnik, a construction technology firm, in honor of Women in Construction week.

Capitol Hosts a Record Number of Applicants to the Capitol Scholars Program Scholarship (CSP) 

February 27, 2020
This Saturday, February 22, almost 40 students gathered at Capitol Technology University to vie for the prestigious Capitol Scholars Program Scholarship (CSP) which provides a full-tuition scholarship to 5 accepted students who demonstrate their academic merit in the fields of engineering, information technology, and computer science.

Dr. Garima Bajwa Shares the Advantages of Choosing a Small, STEM-Focused University

February 21, 2020
Choosing a STEM university makes all the difference when future jobs are in tech. With an education focused on STEM careers, Capitol Tech uniquely positions students for top roles in the region’s booming tech hub.

Mae Jemison: Doctor, Teacher, Founder of Two Technology Companies, and the First African-American woman in Space

February 25, 2020
This profile on Mae Jemison, is the thirteenth post in a month-long series of profiles on Black STEM innovators in honor of Black History Month. Today’s post is in honor of Jemison, the first African-American woman in space, in addition to being a doctor, teacher, and founder of two technology companies.

Katherine Johnson: In Commemoration of the Mathematician and Computer Scientist Responsible for the first U.S. Moon Landing

February 24, 2020
This profile on Katherine Johnson, Mathematician and computer scientist responsible for the NASA flight path of the first U.S. moon landing, is the thirteenth post in a month-long series of profiles on Black STEM innovators in honor of Black History Month. Today’s post is in honor of Johnson’s contributions to society in commemoration of her life. Johnson passed away today at the age of 101.