Cameron School of Business at UNCW

Held for Ransom(ware): You AND Your Company. How NOT to be a Victim.

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Jun 13, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Guest Blogger: Dr. Elizabeth Baker, Associate Professor of Management Information Systems at the UNCW Cameron School of Business (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on June 1, 2019)

It can happen at any time...you get that phone call that your corporate servers are locked up. No one can log in and all of your data has been hijacked. A mysterious message appears on the server screen stating that for some price, you can regain access to your servers and data. WHAT IS HAPPENING? It’s called ransomware, and it is a growing concern among corporate and personal cybersecurity practitioners.

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Topics: management information systems, cyber security

Information Systems and Technology Professionals Continue to Be in High Demand

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 15, 2019 10:30:00 AM

By Drs. Tom Janicki and Jeffrey Cummings, UNCW Cameron School of Business

Have you been weighing the benefits of potential degree paths recently, or perhaps pondering a career change? Technology may be the way to go! A recent survey by Information Systems professors Jeffrey Cummings and Thomas Janicki in the Cameron School of Business at UNCW report that Information Systems professionals continue to exceed the average growth rate of all business occupations. 

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Topics: management information systems, WITX, technology, MS Computer Science and Information Systems, economy

We Are UNCW: Jay Richardson '20

Posted by UNCW on Feb 27, 2019 8:32:00 PM

By Tricia Vance, UNCW Office of University Relations (This post is a We Are UNCW feature from February 19, 2019).

He served his country as an infantry Marine, and now Jay Richardson ’20 has turned that sense of duty toward a career defending the nation’s cyber networks. Richardson, one of more than 2,100 military-affiliated students at UNCW, plans to earn a degree in computer information technology with a cybersecurity minor. 

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Topics: management information systems, student stories, cyber security, veterans, CCDE

UNCW Receives $10M Gift, Largest in University History, to Establish New School

Posted by UNCW on Jan 11, 2019 9:35:00 AM

(Photo: Chancellor Sartarelli with David S. Congdon and his wife, Helen Congdon at the announcement reception)

This blog post was originally shared on WilmingtonBiz.com on January 4 and is adapted from the UNCW news story by Christina Schechtman, UNCW Office of University Relations.

On Dec. 6, the University of North Carolina Wilmington received a $10 million gift commitment from alumnus David Congdon, ’78, and his wife, Helen.

This represents the largest outright gift commitment in university history. With it, UNCW will establish the "David S. Congdon School of Supply Chain, Business Analytics and Information Systems," supporting these programs within the Cameron School of Business. The Computer Information Systems Building will also be rededicated as David S. Congdon Hall.

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Topics: alumni, management information systems, business analytics, supply chain management, philanthropy

"Unfriending" Happens

Posted by Cameron School of Business on May 11, 2018 8:41:24 AM

Guest Blogger: Dr. Christopher Sibona, Assistant Professor of Information Systems, Cameron School of Business, and is based on his 2014 research published in the International Journal of Business Environment. Find out more about his research here.

Raise your hand if you’ve ever been offended by someone “unfriending” you online (we won’t tell).
 
We know that social networking sites are prevalent. They give people the ability to connect with each other and create and share content. They also present the opportunity for a new way to disconnect.
 
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Topics: Cameron faculty, management information systems, social media marketing, communication

We Are UNCW: Christopher Sibona

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Feb 2, 2018 10:11:00 AM

This employee profile is from UNCW’s ‘We Are UNCW’ series and was posted on January 30, 2018.

Christopher Sibona, assistant professor of information systems, has a lot of experience with “unfriending,” a social media phenomenon he has studied since 2010.

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Topics: Cameron faculty, management information systems, We Are UNCW

Cameron School of Business Faculty Members Hermanson, Janicki Honored with Distinguished Professorships

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 17, 2017 11:20:12 AM

March 2017 Editor's Note: This post was originally published in July 2016 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

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Susan Hermanson and Thomas Janicki, professors in the UNCW Cameron School of Business, are the recipients of distinguished professorships.

Hermanson has been appointed to a five-year term as the Cameron Distinguished Professor of Accountancy. Janicki has been reappointed for another five-year term as the Duke Energy/Gordon C. Hurlbert Distinguished Professor of Information Systems.

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Topics: accounting, Cameron faculty, management information systems

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Cameron School of Business at UNCW

UNCW was established as Wilmington College in 1947. The Department of Business and Economics became the Cameron School of Business in 1979. Focused on the transformation of today’s business world from the industrial age into the information age, business education at the Cameron School of Business is focused on the technical, analytical and interpersonal skills students will need to lead this fundamental change in the business world through the 21st century.

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