Dr. Bill Butler Wins 2021 SC Media Award for Outstanding Educator

Laurel, MD. – May 5, 2021 – Capitol Technology University is pleased to announce that Dr. William (Bill) Butler has won the SC Media Leadership Award for Outstanding Educator at the 2021 SC Awards. The announcement was made online Monday, May 3, 2021 as part of SC Media’s 2021 SC Awards coverage.

“I am truly blessed to be selected for this award from such an outstanding group of educators in the leadership category. This year with COVID-19 has been truly challenging for the nation, our families, students, faculty, and employers. My fellow finalists all worked extra hard this year to make sure that our students did not experience the “knowledge gap” or a “lost year” that they could not afford during the pandemic. Cap Tech has answered the call to deliver excellent hands-on cybersecurity education for over 20 years and this individual award actually recognizes excellence in our students, faculty, staff, alumni and our leadership as a whole,” said Butler of his win.

Now in its 25th year, 2021’s SC Awards were the most competitive yet, with a record 579 entries. The individuals, programs and teams selected as winners in the Leadership Award categories are run through a rigorous judging process that includes testimonials, industry assessments and additional research. Winners in the Leadership Award categories were hand-picked by the SC Media editorial staff.

“Winners of our Leadership Awards got to work, even as the IT infrastructure and threat landscape transformed amid the pandemic – recognizing their roles in ensuring their own organizations’ networks and data remained secure and supporting efforts of partners to do the same,” said Jill Aitoro, editor in chief of SC Media.

About SC Media

SC Media is the essential resource for cybersecurity professionals, keeping them up to date on vital developments and focusing on their most important concerns. Whether practitioners or leaders, technologists or executives, people who care about cybersecurity turn to SC Media, every day and throughout the day, to stay informed and gain insight into the complex issues that matter in their strategic and technology decision-making. As CyberRisk Alliance’s gateway resource, SC Media taps into an authoritative community of thinkers and innovators to provide a full range of relevant and useful content, including exclusive market research and data, opinion and perspective, independent product reviews, compelling in-person and virtual learning, and much more.

About CyberRisk Alliance

CyberRisk Alliance (CRA) was formed to help cybersecurity professionals face the challenges that threaten the success and prosperity of their organizations. We provide business intelligence and information services to help our growing community build effective strategies and make smart decisions, and innovative marketing solutions to galvanize an efficient marketplace. Most of all, we work to engage the entire cyber community and lift the success of all industry professionals.

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About Capitol Technology University

Capitol Technology University, located in Laurel, Maryland, is an independent institution that has focused on STEM education since 1927. Capitol Tech, the national winner of the 2020 SC Media Award for Best Cybersecurity Higher Education Program, offers hands-on courses taught by industry experts that lead to undergraduate and graduate degrees in emerging fields such as Mechatronics Engineering and Artificial Intelligence.


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