Jennifer Kurtz is Cyber Program Director for Manufacturer’s Edge, the Colorado MEP. She works with manufacturers to build sustainable business practices and achieve compliance with security standards like NIST 800-171. She has developed and taught graduate courses in cybersecurity at Regis University since 2011; authored Hacking Wireless Access Points: Cracking, Tracking, and Signal Jacking (2016) and a chapter of The Data Breach and Encryption Handbook (2011); written numerous articles on cybersecurity; and designed online cybersecurity courses for small businesses and individuals. Jennifer was IT manager for an international automotive manufacturer, project manager for the Indiana MEP, and award-winning director of ecommerce for the State of Indiana. She holds an MBA and PMP certification.