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October 25, 2006
“Identity Theft and Financial Fraud for the New Millennium”
Pace University Luncheon and Lecture,
Thursday, October 26
Featuring security expert Hal Berghel, head of UNLV centers for identity theft and financial fraud; and authentication software expert Mark Kay, CEO, StrikeForce Technologies, former CIO, JPMorganChase & Co.
WHO: Keynote speaker is Hal Berghel, Associate Dean, Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and Founding Director, UNLV Center for Cybermedia Research and Identity Theft, and the Financial Fraud Research and Operations Center. Berghel will discuss the latest computing and law enforcement perspectives on identity theft and financial fraud. Topics: credit/debit card scams and related technologies like keystroke logging, skimming, and double-scanning; fungible credentials, counterfeiting, digital forgery and credential amplification; advantages and disadvantages of anti-counterfeiting technologies; tactics for hiding data; and what disk wiping doesn’t do (well). Actual illustrations of identity theft and financial fraud taken from law enforcement case files will be presented. Demonstrations will be given of software and hardware developed in Berghel’s research center.
Mark Kay, CEO, StrikeForce Technologies, Inc., a software company in Edison, N.J. that develops unique authentication software to help prevent identity theft. StrikeForce Technologies is gifting Pace University $50,000 value of its ProtectID™ and GuardedID® products for classroom educational purposes. Kay is a member of the Advisory Board of the Ivan G. Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems at Pace University, and a former Chief Operating Officer, Chief Information Officer, Global Technology Auditor, and Managing Director of JPMorganChase & Co.
WHAT: Pace’s Seidenberg School is hosting this luncheon and lecture, “Identity Theft and Financial Fraud for the New Millennium,” as part of the University’s centennial celebration.
WHEN: Thursday, October 26, 12-2pm
WHERE: Pace University, 163 William Street, 2nd Floor, New York City.
Ivan G. Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems,
StrikeForce Technologies, Inc.
UNLV Center for Cybermedia Research and Identity Theft, and Financial Fraud Research and Operations Center