Chair, Cybersecurity Programs
Capitol Technology University
Bill Butler is Chair of Cybersecurity Programs at Capitol Technology University (Located in Laurel, Maryland). Bill has over thirty years of experience in public and private sectors as a security engineer and consultant. Bill served in the US Marine Corps Reserves and retired as a Colonel specializing in information systems and security. Bill is an IEEE senior member and a Fulbright cyber specialist. Bill has extensive experience building standards-based courses, certificates, and curricula such as cybersecurity and cloud computing. Bill holds degrees from Brenau University, US Army War College, National Defense University, the University of Maryland, and Capitol Technology University. In 2021 Bill was selected for the prestigious SC Media Leadership Award for Outstanding Educator for 2021. SC Media also recognized Capitol for the best cybersecurity program in 2020 and as a finalist in 2021. Bill was recognized for the faculty teaching award for 2020 and 2021 at Capitol. Bill holds a Doctor of Science in Cybersecurity, which focused on preserving cell phone privacy from the IMSI catcher threat (illegal cell towers).