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Cyber security panel discussion

University Technology’s Information Security Office, in partnership with the Association for Computing Machinery, will host a panel discussion for National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

The event will be held Friday, Oct. 21, at 1 p.m. in Tinkham Veale University Center, ballroom C.

The panel will feature the following speakers:

  • Bryan Smith, supervisory special agent for FBI cyber crime investigations;
  • Tom Siu, chief information security officer at Case Western Reserve University;
  • Joseph A. Dickinson, attorney at Tucker Ellis LLP and former privacy officer and chief information security officer at MetroHealth;
  • Matthew B. Neely, director of strategic initiatives at SecureState; and
  • Matt Bentley, vice president of information technology for Undergraduate Student Government and vice president of CWRU’s Hacker Society.

Panelists will discuss breach trends in the corporate, government and academic spheres, international cyber crime and how to avoid becoming the victim of cyber crime.