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CyberSecurity Expert Burnham to Present at ISU

This news item expired November 7, 2007. It may contain out-of-date information.
Wednesday, November 7
1:00-2:00 pm, 171 Durham Center

AN OVERVIEW OF HARD RESEARCH PROBLEMS IN COMPUTER SECURITY
Dr. Blaine Burnham

Dr. Burnham's professional experience has provided him with the background
to assess significant issues relating to information security, including the
relationship between computer dependency and cyberterrorism, the breadth of
cyberterrorism threats, and the need for qualified people to address these
critical challenges. In this talk, he'll share some of his perspectives on
the topic.

Dr. Burnham is the Director of the Nebraska University Consortium on
Information Assurance and a Senior Research Fellow, College of Information
Science & Technology, at University of Nebraska at Omaha. Through his
extensive career, he has worked in a variety of information assurance roles
at the National Security Agency (NSA), Los Alamos National Laboratory and
Sandia Laboratory. Among his many roles at the national level, he has
served as technical advisor for the NATO Office of Security.

Burnham Bio: http://bioterrorism.nebraska.edu/profiles/blaine_burnham.asp