Benjamin Yankson

Benjamin Yankson

Assistant Professor
College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity

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About

Benjamin Yankson joined the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity at the University at Albany in 2019 as assistant professor, Cybersecurity.

Dr. Yankson holds more than 15 years’ experience in various technical leadership roles in information technology security within the healthcare and education industries. He is the former application manager, Critical Care Information System for the province of Ontario’s (CritiCall Ontario), Canada. His research focuses on IoT Security, Privacy, Cybersecurity Threat and Risk Assessment, Security Auditing/Compliance, and Digital Forensics. In addition, he has served as a reviewer and TPC member of several conferences.

He holds a BA in Information Technology from York University, and an MITS in IT Security Business & IT and a PhD in Computer Science, both from Ontario Tech University.

 

CEHC Courses Taught

INF306: Information Security and Assurance

INF306: Information Security and Assurance

INF306: Information Security and Assurance

INF306: Information Security and Assurance

INF456: Independent Research Informatics 

INF306: Information Security and Assurance

INF306: Information Security and Assurance

INF456: Senior Capstone Project - Cybersecurity Risk Assessment

INF306: Information Security and Assurance