Cybersecurity Awareness and Emerging Trends - A Panel Discussion with Cybersecurity Leaders

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Stuart Building Auditorium, 10 W 31st St, Chicago, IL 60616 Online (Advance registration required)

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All students, faculty, staff, and employees are invited to join us for the new College of Computing Speaker Series. It is free to attend and will include speakers from Illinois Tech, industry, and other universities and will be offered in-person and live online. Below are details about the first session. 

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Cybersecurity Awareness and Emerging Trends - A Panel Discussion with Cybersecurity Leaders 

Friday, October 15 from 12:45 p.m.-1:45 p.m.

In-person: Stuart Building Auditorium, 10 W 31st St, Chicago, IL 60616

Online via Zoom: Advance registration required

 

Topics

  • Emerging cybersecurity trends and technologies
  • The impact of cybercrime on society 
  • Why cybersecurity is everyone's responsibility
  • Examples of cybercrime 
  • Why are ransomware attacks so successful?
  • Cybercrime-as-a-service
  • Cybercriminals tools of choice
  • Cognitive hacking
  • The current state of cybersecurity talent
  • Diversity and inclusion in cybersecurity
  • Geopolitics and cybersecurity
  • What is social engineering?
  • Does cybersecurity awareness work?
  • Why do people click on phishing emails?

Participants 

Calvin Nobles - Chair and professor, Department of Information Technology and Management

Maurice Dawson (virtual) - Assistant Professor, Department of Information Technology and Management and Director, Center for Cyber Security and Forensics Education

Louis McHugh - Director, Cyber-Tech Security and Adjunct Industry Professor, Information Technology and Management

Richard Warner - Professor of Law Chicago-Kent College of Law

Moderator - Ray Trygstad, Associate Chair and Industry Professor, Department of Information Technology and Management and Interim Associate Director, Center for Cyber Security and Forensics Education

 

Please register whether you plan to attend in-person or online:

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Note: Face coverings will be required. Even if you are fully vaccinated, all students, staff, faculty, and guests must wear a face covering indoors. The university will review and revise the mask protocol as appropriate given changes to state and city public-health guidelines.

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