Jennifer Kurtz

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.