Cathy Hubbs, 'What Makes Us Vulnerable to Data Breaches?' – Oct. 4 

The chief information security officer at American University visits Elon as a guest of the Office of Information Technology. 

Thursday, Oct. 4
Cathy Hubbs, “What Makes Us Vulnerable to Data Breaches?”
McKinnon Hall, Moseley Center, 4 p.m.

Cathy Hubbs, chief information security officer at American University, will be a featured speaker as part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Her talk will focus on the human behavior side of cyber security data breaches and our role in the age of the Internet of Things (IoT). What makes us vulnerable? How do attackers use the art of persuasion to manipulate us to gain access to our computers and networks?

Hubbs works in the Office of Information Technology at American University, identifying risk sources, planning, developing, implementing and maintaining the University’s information technology security program to safeguard new and existing technologies and services. She contributes to university-wide information security awareness and education programs and is responsible for the development of information security policies, procedures and security standards.

Sponsored by Elon University Office of Information Technology