Carl Landwehr on Cybersecurity
The Baltimore Chapter of the ACM and the Baltimore IEEE Computer Society are excited to present a free lecture on current and future CyberSecurity issues by Prof. Carl Landwehr.

When: Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 7:00.

Where: National Electronics Museum

Please RSVP to [log in to unmask] and you'll be treated to complimentary Pizza starting at 6:30.

This talk will be of value to people with technical and non-technical backgrounds. Individuals, corporations, government agencies and non-profits are placing more information on the Internet than ever before. The trend to having data, equipment and applications managed by external companies and the use of cloud computing continues.

Individuals, Business People with computing needs and IT managers all need a better understanding of today's security issues if our personal information and data assets are to be kept safe.

Please join us on January 20, 2011 and feel free to forward this to people that might be interested.

More details on the speaker and talk follow:

Title: "Cybersecurity: How did we get here and where are we going?"

Speaker: Carl Landwehr, University of Maryland

Are things getting better in cybersecurity, or worse? This talk will review recent events in information security and privacy, consider how we got to the state we are in, and close with some speculation on where we may be heading.  The audience will be invited to participate in a discussion on these topics at the conclusion of the talk.  The speaker's perspective will incorporate his experiences as a computer security researcher and research manager at the Naval Research Laboratory and as a funder of research at the National Science Foundation and the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency, as well as his position as Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Security & Privacy Magazine.

This event is free and open to the public.

Directions:

See the National Electronics Museum website at

http://www.hem-usa.org .

Parking is available in the lot behind the Museum.

Thank you for your attention,

The Baltimore ACM Executive Committee

Craig Holcomb, Chair
William Edelstein, Vice Chair
Roy Albin, Secretary
Jason Pyeron, Treasurer
Emil Volcheck, Past Chair