Program Impact and Student Spotlight

MS CRS alumni were asked to reflect on their program experience and the value of their degree:



Jacob Helberg’s (MS CRS ’20)
The Wires of War: Technology and the Global Struggle for Power, was published on October 12 by the Avid Reader Press imprint of Simon & Schuster. In addition to providing technical background on cybersecurity, the book outlines his views on the current tensions between the United States and China.  Helberg, a recent graduate of NYU Law – Tandon Master’s Program in Cybersecurity Risk and Strategy (MSCRS) was interviewed on the eve of his book’s publication. Please click below to read the interview.

Jacob Helberg

Senior Adviser
Stanford University Center on Geopolitics and Technology
Class of 2020

To learn more about our students and alumni, please explore the student spotlights below:

Kelly Keiter

SVP, Cyber-Crime Senior Specialist, Bank of America
Class of 2022

Tenoch Aguilar

Deputy Legal Attaché
FBI
Class of 2022

Barry Brunsman

Principal, Advisory
KPMG
Class of 2022

Aaron Sawchuk

Vice President
Blackberry
Class of 2022

Kavitha Mariappan

Executive Vice President
Zscaler
Class of 2022

Bethany Mayer

Former CEO, Ixia (Acquired by Keysight Technologies)
Independent Board Director, Box, Lam Research, Marvell Semiconductor, Sempra Energy
Class of 2022

Courtney Adante

President
Teneo Risk Advisory
Class of 2022

Brian Kenny

COO, Global Legal Department
BNY Mellon
Class of 2021

James Wilkinson

Head of Disaster Recovery | Third-Party Application Reliance
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG Bank)
Veteran: U.S. Army & U.S. Marines
Class of 2021

Bindu Chib

Computer Tech Law Lecturer
Queen Mary University of London
Class of 2021

Michael Mattioli

Vice President & Principal Engineer
Goldman Sachs
Class of 2021

Ni’Ko Boston

Software Engineer II, Microsoft
Founder & CEO, Stealth Mode
Class of 2021

Paula Granger

New York State Empire State Fellow,
NYS Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services
Veteran: U.S. Army
Class of 2021

William Timmons

Congressman
Veteran: U.S. Air Force
Class of 2021

Andrea Azzolina

Andrea Azzolina

Founder & Principal, Dataverse IT
Class of 2020

Stephanie Brody

Technology Audit Department, Goldman Sachs
Class of 2020

Chris Farr

Information Security Advisor, Eli Lilly
Class of 2020

Jarrod Lynn

Special Agent, US Department of State
Veteran: U.S. Army
Class of 2020

Ken Nguyen

Senior Consultant, Amazon Web Services
Class of 2020

Erica Swainson

Senior Director, Commercial, Marketing & Procurement Legal Strategic Projects, Salesforce
Class of 2020

Lawrence Tan

Legal Director, Asia, Telenor Group
Class of 2020

Michael Fitzpatrick

Chief Privacy Officer, City of New York
Class of 2019

Radhika Bajpai

Radhika Bajpai

Senior Director – PayPal
Class of 2019

Melanie Gersten

Melanie Gersten

Director, Mastercard
Class of 2019

Chin Hong Hua

Chin Hong Hua

Senior Enterprise Sales Engineer, Datadog
Class of 2019

Khalil Jackson

Khalil Jackson

CISO, Federal Reserve Bank of NY
Veteran: U.S. Army
Class of 2019

Michelle Torres

Michelle Torres

Director, Technology Services, Cybersecurity at NBC Universal
Veteran: U.S. Army
Class of 2019

The first graduates of NYU’s interdisciplinary master’s program discuss how it went – and whether it was worth the price.