2018 SEC Academic Conference

CYBER SECURITY
A Shared Responsibility

April 8-10, 2018
The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center
Auburn, Alabama

2018 SEC ACADEMIC CONFERENCE
HOSTED BY

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THE TREND IS CLEAR:

Computers and communication technology are permeating our society.

During the 2018 SEC Academic Conference, we will explore three themes within cyber security: the underlying computer and communication technology; the economic and physical systems that are controlled by technology; and the policies and laws that govern and protect the use of information that is stored in, transmitted by, and processed with technology.

NO ONE IS IMMUNE TO CYBER ATTACKS
91%
of the U.S. population has cell phones in hand.
51%
of households bank and/or conduct some sort of private healthcare transaction online.
72%
of the U.S. population has posted some sort of personal information to a social network in the past year.
82%
of the U.S. population accesses the Internet on a regular basis.


40%
of cyber attacks are aimed at companies with 500 or fewer employees.
20%
of business operations rely on computer-to-computer technology.
CONFERENCE GOALS
RAISE AWARENESS OF A
BROAD RANGE OF CYBER SECURITY ISSUES
SHOWCASE SEC UNIVERSITY
CYBER SECURITY ACHIEVEMENTS
ESTABLISH A
COLLABORATIVE ENVIRONMENT
NURTURE
GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
PROMOTE CYBER SECURITY AS
AN INTERDISCIPLINARY ENDEAVOR