Ensuring our online activities are secure is one of today’s critical issues. In this free public talk Dr Fengling Han gives an overview of cyber security and discusses why cyber crime is so prevalent.
From voting to financial transactions to personal and private interactions, a vast number of critical services and activities are today conducted online.
However, cyber security problems, both criminal and accidental, are frequent and a source of widespread concern.
Securing cyber space and ensuring the activities of individuals, businesses and governments can be conducted safely is one of the major challenges of our time.
It is an issue everyone needs to be informed about to live and work safely online.
In this free public talk, Dr Fengling Han will provide a broad overview of security issues in cyber space and explain why cyber attackers are so active and successful.
About the presenter
Dr Fengling Han is recognised for her expertise in network security, biometric authentication, digital data protection and cryptography across a broad range of applications.
She is strongly involved in practical ways of investigating and exploring cyber security such as leading RMIT’s involvement in Cyber Security Challenge Australia.
Registration is not required. Please ensure you arrive in time to be seated for the 6.30pm start.
About the School of Science Spring Lectures
In the School of Science Spring Lectures, leading experts address current topics about how science impacts on the problems of industry and everyday life.
The talks give the public, students, industry and academics insights into the latest scientific advances and the future of scientific research being conducted at RMIT.