Open & Back Doors: Why Cyber Crime is a Growing Threat | Dorothy Denning | TEDxSantaCatalinaSchool
Cyber crime is on the rise because it is easy and it pays. The global cost of these crimes annually is roughly in the same ballpark as narcotics crimes.
Dorothy E. Denning is Distinguished Professor of Defense Analysis at the Naval Postgraduate School. Prior to coming to NPS, she taught at Purdue University and Dorothy-Denning-Feb2013-headGeorgetown University, and worked in research labs at SRI International and Digital Equipment Corporation. Her teaching and research have focused on cyber security and cyber conflict. Dr. Denning is author of Information Warfare and Security and has testified before the U.S. Congress on encryption policy and cyber terrorism. She has received numerous awards and was inducted into the inaugural class of the National Cyber Security Hall of Fame.
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