Speaker Change

Lance Hoffman

When: Tue March 17 - Sarasota and Venice, Wed March 18 - Sarasota

Lance Hoffman

Tuesday: "Cybersecurity Chaos: Impacts on Countries, Corporations, and Customers"
Wednesday: "Who's Watching You? Privacy in the Internet Age"

Dr. Lance J. Hoffman is known for his pioneering research on computer security and risk analysis and for his interdisciplinary work in computer privacy issues. Distinguished Research Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Cyber Security Policy and Research Institute at The George Washington University (GW), he is the author or editor of five books and numerous articles on computer security and privacy.

A Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Dr. Hoffman has served on a number of advisory committees dealing with privacy and security, including those of Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Homeland Security.

His research has spanned multiple aspects of cybersecurity, including risk analysis, privacy/data protection, and statistical inference for data mining. He directs GW's CyberCorps scholarship program that has produced almost 100 graduates, all the beneficiaries of cross-disciplinary instruction in the technology, policy, and management aspects of cybersecurity and privacy.

Dr. Hoffman has a B. S. in Mathematics from Carnegie Mellon University and a Ph. D. in Computer Science from Stanford University.

Dr Hoffman replaces Allan Friedman who had to cancel.

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