Identity Theft Expert John Sileo to Speak Oct. 24

John Sileo, a nationally recognized expert on identity theft protection, will speak on privacy and identity theft in higher education on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 3 p.m. in the Massachusetts Room of the Mullins Center.

Staff, faculty and IT professionals are encouraged to register by Friday, Oct. 18 for this one-hour special event, intended to be a fun, non-technical learning experience about personal information and identity safety. Refreshments will be available.

Admission is free with valid registration. Register at http://www.massachusetts.edu/ISOCevents/amherst.

Sileo is the CEO of The Sileo Group, which advises clients of higher education, government, and industry on strategies to help them defend and protect their privacy, information and reputation. Combining real world experience with years of study, he became an award-winning author, trusted advisor and leading speaker on successfully managing privacy and reputation exposure.

His body of work has included extensive engagements with many institutions of higher education, including universities in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, South Dakota, Nebraska, Florida, New York, Pennsylvania, Washington D.C., Utah, Wyoming, and Virginia. Other major engagements have included the Department of Homeland Security, the Pentagon, the FDIC, Blue Cross and Pfizer.

For more information, see http://www.thinklikeaspy.com or http://www.sileo.com.

This event is sponsored by the University Information Security Program, the President's Office and the Office of Information Technologies (OIT).