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Kenneth J. Knapp


Kenneth J. Knapp

Meet Kenneth J. Knapp

Director/Cybersecurity;Professor, Information and Technology Management


DeSales University, B.S.
Auburn University, MBA
Auburn University, Ph.D.

Courses Taught: Managerial Statistics
Information Systems
Information Systems Security and Risk Management
Network Security
Ethical Hacking
Cloud Systems Security
Incident Response and Digital Forensics

Career Specialties: Kenneth Knapp's specialties include information systems management, information and cyber security, IT governance and strategy, data and network communications, systems analysis and development and design.

Knapp has the following professional certifications:
- Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and
- Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).

Professional and Community Activities:

Knapp’s research focuses on information and cyber security effectiveness in organizations. He has been published in Computers & Security, Government Information Quarterly, Information Systems Management, Information Systems Security, Information Management & Computer Security, International Journal of Information Security and Privacy, Journal of Digital Forensics, Security, and Law, and Communications of the Association for Information Systems. He served as the editor of a peer-review chapter book titled Cyber Security and Global Information Assurance: Threat Analysis and Response Solutions. His research has been covered in media outlets such as Computerworld, Network World, CIO and CSO magazines and in (ISC)2 press releases. He is a member of the Association for Information Systems (AIS), the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) and the Tampa Bay Technology Leadership Association (TBTLA).

Honors and Awards:

UT-ACM Professor of the Year, 2010-2011
#1 Downloaded Article, Computers & Security, Academic Year 2009 - 2010
U.S. Air Force Academy Outstanding Academy Educator Award, 2008
General Robert F. McDermott Award for faculty research excellence in the Humanities and Social Sciences, U.S. Air Force Academy, 2007
Emerald Citation of Excellence for Cyber Warfare Threatens Corporations: Expansion into Commercial Environments, Top Paper Award, 2007