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Media Advisory: Scholars to gather in Niagara Falls, discuss computer security

Release date
Sep-19-2013

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BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Information privacy in the health care environment, how eye tracking and memory explain susceptibility to phishing scams, mobile information privacy and the motivation of hackers are just a few of the topics to be covered at an upcoming conference hosted by the University at Buffalo School of Management.

Scholars from around the world will gather at the 2013 Dewald Roode Workshop on Information Systems Security Research Oct. 4-5 at The Conference and Event Center in Niagara Falls, N.Y.

The workshop is the flagship event of the IFIP WG8.11/11.13, the International Federation for Information Processing, aimed at advancing the research discipline of information systems security through the creation, dissemination, and preservation of well-formed research. It is held annually in locations around the globe. The inaugural event was held in Cape Town, South Africa, in 2009.

From the UB School of Management, H. Raghav Rao, SUNY Distinguished Service Professor and vice chair of IFIP 8.11, will serve as general chair of the event and Raj Sharman, associate professor of management science systems, will serve as local events chair.

HP is a sponsor of this year’s event.

The UB School of Management is recognized for its emphasis on real-world learning, community and economic impact, and the global perspective of its faculty, students and alumni. The school also has been ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek, the Financial Times, Forbes and U.S. News and World Report for the quality of its programs and the return on investment it provides its graduates. For more information about the UB School of Management, visit mgt.buffalo.edu.

The University at Buffalo is a premier research-intensive public university, a flagship institution in the State University of New York system that is its largest and most comprehensive campus. UB’s more than 28,000 students pursue their academic interests through more than 300 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo is a member of the Association of American Universities.