Dartmouth Events

Rand Beers presents Big Data, the Internet, and Social Media

Former Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Rand Beers ’64, will chart the rise of activist hackers, intelligence collection in cyber space, and more...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
4:30pm-5:30pm
Haldeman 41 (Kreindler Conference Hall)
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars

Visiting Professor of Government and former Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Rand Beers ’64, will chart the rise of criminal and social activist hackers, the introduction of intelligence collection in cyber space, and the growing understanding of the vulnerabilities of physical infrastructure and national economies to cyber-attack. Additionally, Professor Beers will cover social media interaction with the media, politics, and society in an attempt to better understand what happened in 2016 and our prospects for the future at home and abroad.

This event co-sponsored by the Dickey Center for International Understanding and the Institute for Security, Technology, and Society (ISTS)

http://www.ists.dartmouth.edu/events/speaker_series_2017/rand_beers_data_bio.html

 

For more information, contact:
Julie Gilman

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.