Byron Acohido and Jon Swartz, technology editors with USA Today, will review highlights from their new book Zero Day Threat, which discusses the immediate and long-term security and privacy risks associated with online transactions, social networks and Web 2.0 technologies.

The webcast will examine, among other issues, the intense, but invisible activity on the cutting edge of cyber crime– activity that should put privacy on every organization’s front burner. The presenters will make the case that businesses and organizations need to treat data as a precious commodity and will suggest steps companies and organizations wishing to stay in front of emerging privacy concerns and defend against data and reputation loss — ought to be taking. The Zero Day Threat prologue with input from the authors is available at https://zerodaythreat.com:80/

Zero Day Threat, May 7, 8am PT, presented by Byron Acohido and Jon Swartz, technology editors with USA Today. Byron and Swartz were recently awarded 2008 Excellence in Financial Journalism Awards for their newspaper stories about data theft and identity fraud by The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. Read further details on the award.

Registration is open for this session.


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