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One Step Forward, Two Steps Back, or Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: A Ten Year Retrospective on Cyber Crime and Cyber Security (1996-2006)

Richard Power - GS(3) Intelligence & Words of Power

Nov 15, 2006

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This presentation explores the evolution of cyber crime and cyber security as global issues over the past decade. It examines the growth of cyber bank robbery, cyber extortion, identity theft, economic espionage, denial of service, cyber vandalism, cyber stalking and other criminal endeavors. It also sheds a harsh light on corporate and government response to these problems: technologies, organization, professional issues, awareness and education, etc. The presentation includes a compelling timeline, explores fascinating case studies and also provides real-world cyber security recommendations for governments, businesses and families.

About the Speaker

Richard Power has spoken at conferences, delivered briefings and led training sessions for security and intelligence professionals, government officials, business leaders, and general audiences in over thirty countries. He has researched cyber crime and economic espionage for over a decade. As Editorial Director of the Computer Security Institute (CSI), he was widely and frequently quoted in mainstream news media. He established the CSI/FBI Computer Crime and Security Survey, testified for the U.S. Senate Permanent Sub-Committee on Investigations, and was featured on PBS Frontline. Power also authored of Tangled Web: Tales of Digital Crime from the Shadows of Cyberspace (Que, 078972443X).
Later, as Director of Global Security Intelligence for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (DTT), Power developed a Global Security and Crisis Management Strategy, including all aspects of personnel, physical and cyber security, for a workforce of over 100,000 people in over 100 countries.
In 2005, he founded GS(3) Intelligence and Words of Power to write, speak and consultant independently.

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