Frank Appunn, PhD

Full Professor, Cyber Security Lead, School of Technology

Frank Appunn, PhD

Areas of Expertise: 


Project management



PhD, IT and Security, Capella University

MBA, Management and Decision Sciences, University of Maine

B.Com, Accounting & Business, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa


Computer user security: A model facilitating measurement

 Research Areas of Interest:

Deriving business value from information technology

Cybersecurity defenses

Innovation and change

 Select Publications:

The technology adoption process model and self-efficacy of distance education students. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 18(2), 57-76.

Applying constant comparative method with multiple investigators and inter-coder reliability. The Qualitative Report 21(1), 26-42.

Webcams and virtual teams: An impact model. Team Performance Management, 20(3/4), 148-177.

 Select Profession Experience:

President, InfraGard

CEO, UserSec

CEO and CTO, SourceTech

Accountant, IBM