BS, MS, State University College at Fredonia; MS, Nova Southeastern University
Rob Olson is a lecturer and the Undergraduate Program Director in the Department of Computing Security. Prior to being hired at R.I.T., he taught in the Department of Computer & Information Sciences at the State University of New York at Fredonia where he taught an extensive range of courses in programming, security, and artificial intelligence. He holds a M.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies focusing on Cognitive Science from S.U.N.Y. Fredonia and a Masters of Management Information Systems from Nova Southeastern University. Additionally, he is also a Certified Ethical Hacker, a Certified Information Systems Security Professional, and an Offensive Security Certified Professional. His interests are in penetration testing, web and mobile application security, and privacy.
In the News
November 6, 2019
RIT gives tips, hints, and tricks to keep you safe in cyberspace
WROC-TV talks to Rob Olson, lecturer in the Department of Computing Security, and students Will Eatherly and Nishi Prasad about being safe online.
June 3, 2019
RIT hosts NSA-funded summer camps for teenagers to learn cybersecurity
RIT is helping the area’s sharpest young minds gain an interest in cybersecurity careers through free summer programs for middle and high school students. The Co-ed RIT GenCyber camp will be held July 8–12, while the RIT GenCyber for Girls camp will be held July 22–26.