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Theresa Payton, October 18, 2017, December 13, 2019

 File — Box: 10, Item: DVD 11-6-1392-119-BD
Identifier: I

Scope and Contents

Contains digital video of internationally recognized author and cyber security expert Theresa Payton's appearance on October 18, 2017, in Alumni Arena, for the 2017-2018 Distinguished Speakers Series.

Introduction followed by Theresa Payton speech (04:36). Speech topics include experience as the Chief Information Officer of the White house (08:36), devices and internet of things (12:09), flaws in conventional best practices (16:30), video clips from the CBS television series "Hunted" (20:33), strategies to combat online threats (27:00), 2016 election vulnerability to hacking (35:56), story from days working at the White House, (39:03), and kill switches (43:04). Question and answer session following speech, moderated by UB representative, (46:47). Questions include: How do we balance rewards of exposure versus cyber security? (47:06); Do you cover your webcam? (50:05); How important it is to update systems and devices? (50:22); Do you recommend using different passwords for every site? (50:43); Should we be enabling two-step verification? (51:39); Signing-in to public networks? (51:53); How secure are Amazon Echo, Google Home? (52:48); Should location services be on or off? (53:34); Android or iPhone, and which type of web browser? (53:52); Grunge or rock? (53:59). Audience questions moderated by Erin O'Brien with the School of Management. Audience questions include: What is the next attack, and how do we prepare? (54:46) What are your thoughts on Homeland Security requesting information for legal Green Card holders entering the U.S.? (55:25); What are the obstacles getting women involved in the cyber security? (57:23); How will diversity positively impact cyber security? (1:01:17); Thoughts on policies for A.I. and Big Data? (1:03:05); What do you think about the Equifax breach? (1:05:05); What is our biggest international threat? (1:07:15); What do you think of the Patriot Act? (1:10:19); Where do you recommend getting generic, non-biased news? (1:13:36); What tips would you give to people entering the cyber security field? (1:16:25).


  • October 18, 2017
  • Migrated: December 13, 2019


Conditions Governing Access

The recording of the Distinguished Speaker Series event with Theresa Payton, October 18, 2017 may only be accessed onsite within the library at this time.


0.490 Gigabytes (1 file (1:20:16 hours))

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DVD 11-6-1392-119-BD

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Digital files created by William Regan and the Office of Special Events were transferred to the University Archives on various types of storage media including compact discs and digital optical discs. Where possible, digital content saved on storage media was migrated from the storage media, normalized to standard preservation and access formats, and transferred to a stable preservation environment following the University Libraries' Digital Preservation guidelines. Some folder titles and file titles were altered to assist researchers in locating and identifying digital content.

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