UTSA community invited to Feb. 5 panel discussion on cyber security


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(Feb. 2, 2010)--Howard Schmidt, the newly appointed White House cyber security czar, will headline a panel discussion, "Our Growing Lives Online: Safe or Not?" from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5 at the Charline McCombs Empire Theater, 226 N. St. Mary's St. The event is presented by the Texas Lyceum and KLRN.

A limited number of free tickets are available to UTSA community members for the discussion. UTSA students, faculty and staff can sign up to participate at the Institute for Cyber Security in Biotechnology, Sciences and Engineering Building Room 2.304 or the College of Business Office of Graduate Studies in Business Building Room 4.01.18 on the Main Campus.

Schmidt will be joined by Nicole Beebe, UTSA assistant professor of information systems in the College of Business; Robert Hansen, chief executive officer of SecTheory, and Ari Schwartz, vice president of the Center for Democracy and Technology.

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