Arthur Salmon, Director, Cyber Security, Contact
Arthur Salmon has a master’s degree in Networking Communication Management focusing on Security from Keller Graduate School of Business. Once his dissertation has been completed and defended, he will earn his doctorate degree in Information Assurance from Colorado Technical University (CTU). He owns and operates a managed service provider (MSP) consulting business that provides network, security, and compliance support to small and medium businesses. He has worked within IT/networking for over 18 years and has diverse technology skills. He currently he oversees the Cyber Security degrees, certificate and related courses at the College of Southern Nevada. Working with industry and other colleges, he has shaped CSN’s offering to meet industry needs. He works with K-12 school systems, other colleges, and industry partners in order to build a pipeline of the next generation of cyber security specialists.
Arthur teaches Computer Forensics, Ethical Hacking, Malware Analysis, Cisco, and VMWare courses.
Lori Scheuerman, Cyber Security Part-time Faculty
Lori Scheuerman started her pursuit of IT knowledge simply wanting to know how it worked so she obtained, A+, Network+, and Security+ certifications; then a master’s degree in Management of Information Systems. She worked at an ISP, became the network engineer for a large hospital organization, started her own managed services company, and worked for a company that manages the IT network of a large community college. Lori’s professional certifications now include CCIE in Security, CISSP, CEH/CNDA, and ITILv3.
Lori teaches Computer Forensics courses, Ethical Hacking and Cisco courses.
Michael Sthultz, Cyber Security Faculty
Michael Sthultz received his undergraduate education at Claremont Men’s College (B.A.) and the University of California , Berkeley (B.S.E.E.). His M.S. in Computer Science was completed at UNLV. He also holds or has held industry certifications in A+, AME, IC3, CCNP, CCAI, CEH, CLS, CLP, CNA, MCSE, and MCT. His industry experience includes systems engineering (IBM), programming, network administration, management, and consulting.
Michael has been a full time faculty member at CSN since 1999. His teaching specialties include the Cisco Networking Academy and Digital Forensics courses. He is the author, technical editor, and reviewer for a number of college textbooks. He also has published a number of technical articles and has a U.S. patent on a digital forensics fraud detection device.
Michael teaches Computer Forensics courses
Margaret Taylor, Chair, CIT Department
Margaret Taylor, a resident of Nevada for 40 years, earned her MBA from UNLV in 1987, a BS-Business Admin-MIS from UNLV in 1985, and an AAS-Data Processing from CCSN in 1983. She has worked in the IT industry for more than 35 years and held positions as a programmer, systems analyst, project manager, software development department manager, and software quality assurance manager. She started teaching at CSN as a member of the part‐time faculty in 1980 and became a member of the full‐time faculty in 2004. She is currently Computing & Information Technology Department Chair.
Of the many professional endeavors Margaret is involved with, she is most passionate about the state of digital literacy in Nevada and cybersecurity education in Nevada.
Jacob Uecker, Cyber Security Part-time Faculty
Jacob Uecker graduated from UNLV in 2005 with a MS in Computer Science where he studied network security. Since that time he has been working consulting, private industry and government contracting on the design and implementation of networks and network security. He earned his CCIE Routing and Switching in 2009 and has been teaching at the College of Southern Nevada since 2010.
Jacob teaches Computer Forensics courses.