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Graduate assistant Michael Kurilla

Posted on October 12, 2010

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Oct. 19
Performance Center, Natali Student Center


A group of nationally recognized experts will discuss the dynamic and global threat posed by cyber crime at the fourth annual Corporate and Homeland Security Conference, set for 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 19 in the Performance Center in the Natali Student Center. 

Five hour-long sessions will focus on the role of technology in the current security climate in the United States and around the world.  

Sessions will address these topics:

  • "Cybercrime and Security"
  • "Prosecuting Cyber Criminals"
  • "Cyber Bullying"
  • "Cyberpedophiles/Media Violence"

In addition, keynote speaker Dr. James Carafano will present "Surviving the Networked World: Terrorism and the Internet."

Carafano is one of the nation's leading experts in defense and homeland security, as well as an accomplished historian and teacher.  

He is deputy director of the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies and the director of the Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies. Both are departments of the Heritage Foundation, based in Washington, D.C. 

Students and faculty who wish to attend the conference will be admitted for free. Cost is $25 for the general public.

View the conference program