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Fifth Annual Cyber Security Expo will be October 19th

The University of Memphis’s Center for Information Assurance will host the Fifth Annual Cyber Security Expo at the U of M’s FedEx Institute of Technology on October 19. Cyber security experts will be on-site for presentations, networking and training to discuss such issues as mobile device security, identity theft, cloud security, social media threats, virtual supply chain, and organized cyber-crime, with a special focus on business issues.

Speakers will include Dr. Ron Ross, Computer Security Division, Information Technology Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology; Dr. Abel Sanchez, executive director, MIT Geospatial Data Center; Nik Puri, vice president, IT, Compliance and Information Assurance, FedEx Services;Dr. Gerry Dozier, professor and chair, Computer Science Department, North Carolina A&T State University; Dr. Vipin Swarup, chief scientist, Mission Assurance, MITRE Information Security Division; and Kevin Hutchison, operations lead, IRS CSIRC

This year’s Expo will also present a special panel on recruiting women to cyber-security careers.  The panelists will include moderator Ambareen Siraj, Tennessee Tech University; Ronda Henning, Harris Corporation; and Yuan Xue, Vanderbilt University.

The registration fee is $125.  The fee includes sessions, meals, refreshments, and parking. Discounts are available for U of M staff, faculty, students, and other groups.

More information, including a registration link, is available online at

Additional details are available from the Center for Information Assurance at 901-678-5440 or



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