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Bruce deGrazia, M.S.


Collegiate Professor, School of Cybersecurity and Information Technology, Cybersecurity Management and Policy Program

Areas of Expertise

Legal and policy aspects of cybersecurity


Bruce deGrazia is the Program Chair for Cybersecurity Management and Policy at UMGC. Before joining the university, deGrazia held positions at the US Environmental Protection Agency, Cummins Engine Company, and United Technologies Corporation. He served in the Navy as an officer in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps and was Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Environmental Quality in the Clinton Administration. A graduate of DePaul University with a degree in History, deGrazia received a master ’s in archaeology from the University of London and then returned to DePaul for a degree in International Law. He holds a Master of Science in Cybersecurity Technology from UMUC.

De Grazia attribute 85 percent or more of successful cyber attacks to failures in policy, not technology. View his video commentary on UMGC's YouTube page.

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