In Wake of U.S. Senate Hearing, NYC Conference to Address Global Cybercrime Epidemic
-ACCA USA and Pace University event details top cybercrime trends in aftermath of major data breaches-
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In the wake of today’s U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing probing massive data breaches, top security experts will convene to address escalating cybercrime threats pickpocketing countless consumers across the globe annually.
“Cybercrime in the World Today 2014: Emerging Threats”
ACCA USA, the US arm of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and Pace University will host “Cybercrime in the World Today 2014: Emerging Threats,” at 8AM on Thursday, February 13 at Pace’s Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, 3 Spruce St., Manhattan.
Cybersecurity firm Symantec estimates that global consumer cybercrime totaled $113 billion - affecting 378 million victims – last year. Business and law enforcement professionals, academics and others will discuss breaches, emerging cyber-terror threats, consumer protection measures, cloud-based security, digital fraud and more. Additionally, Pace will unveil new research exploring the surging skimmer fraud epidemic.
The panel features: Jonathan Hill, Associate Dean, Pace’s Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems; Vincent Tophoff, Senior Technical Manager, International Federation of Accountants; Charles F. Gilgen, Supervisory Special Agent, FBI; Carlos Hoyos, who leads IBM’s CIO Security Lab; and, Bernadette Gleason, North America eCrime Laboratory Manager at Citi.
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About ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants): ACCA is the global body for professional accountants with 162,000 members and 428,000 students in 170 countries worldwide. We aim to offer business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management. We work through a network of 89 offices and centers and more than 8,400 Approved Employers worldwide, who provide high standards of employee learning and development.
About Pace University: Since 1906, Pace University has educated thinking professionals by providing high quality education for the professions on a firm base of liberal learning amid the advantages of the New York metropolitan area. A private university, Pace has campuses in New York City and Westchester County, New York, enrolling nearly 13,000 students in bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs in its Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Lubin School of Business, College of Health Professions, School of Education, School of Law, and Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems.