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Cyberterrorism: What is it and How Can it Affect US Citizens?

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Cyberterrorism: What is it and How Can it Affect US Citizens?

Everyone knows what terrorism is, as it is all over the news and has been for years. This is especially true since most people know the details of the largest terrorist attack in the United States that took place in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001. Al-Qaeda, the Taliban, Osama bin Laden, these groups and individuals most of us know about, as the US and world continue to fight terrorist groups. But what about cyberterrorism? In this lecture, we will explore the world of cyberterrorism and answer frequently asked questions including how to defend yourself.

Samantha Meyer is an IT professional working in the computer industry for over 28 years and is an adjunct faculty member at Cal Lutheran. She works in Collaboration, Cloud, and Data Center industries as a technical solutions architect and principal systems engineer. Meyer currently works in the cybersecurity industry, leading a team of engineers covering the education space, as well as state, city and county government entities across the United States.

Meyer holds a BS in Computer Science and Mathematics from the State University of New York at Albany and an MS in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from Columbia University.

Fifty and Better was designed to offer university-level courses and lectures (no tests, no homework) taught by experts in the field, and to host social engagement activities for people age 50 and older.


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