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cybersecurity | May 28th, 2020

Lavin Speaker Tarah Wheeler Selected for the Prestigious Fulbright Cyber Security Scholar Award

In her mission to create a safe and secure Internet for everyone, cybersecurity expert Tarah Wheeler has won the US/UK Fulbright Cyber Security Scholar Award. The Internet has undoubtedly improved the lives of people all over the world; however, as it’s grown, its vulnerabilities have also become... Continue Reading →
cybersecurity | Feb 24th, 2020

Security Expert Laura Galante Speaks on Solving the Psychological Piece of the Cybersecurity Puzzle

As the former Director of Global Intelligence at FireEye (previously Mandiant), Laura Galante exposed some of the most sophisticated Russian and Chinese cyber espionage happening to U.S. corporations. Today, she speaks on how we can solve this enormous, unprecedented problem in human history.... Continue Reading →
cybersecurity | Oct 16th, 2019

Could the Future Have 3 Internets? Cybersecurity Expert Tarah Wheeler Weighs in on Bloomberg

Tarah Wheeler, a cybersecurity policy fellow at New America, joined Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia to discuss how regulatory policies, as well as the U.S.-China mini trade deal, could impact the tech sector.  Andy Purdy, Chief Security Officer of Huawei, recently said the company plans to spend 2... Continue Reading →
cybersecurity | Jul 23rd, 2019

By Understanding AI’s Mechanisms, We Can Make Better Decisions: Tarah Wheeler Explains.

Artificial Intelligence is more prominent than ever—yet few know exactly how it works. One of America’s leading cybersecurity experts, Tarah Wheeler empowers others to make better automation decisions and make sense of the far-reaching power of AI by looking at and understanding the algorithms that... Continue Reading →
cybersecurity | Jun 21st, 2019

Top Cybersecurity Speakers: Protecting Your Digital Well-Being in the Modern Age

In an interconnected world, digital literacy and cybersecurity are so much more than the domain of IT professionals—they’re the underpinning of our very democracy. Lavin’s Top Cybersecurity Speakers are experts in defending the most precious resource of the twenty-first century from hacks, cyber... Continue Reading →
cybersecurity | Sep 18th, 2018

The World Needs Digital Geneva Conventions. Cybersecurity Expert Tarah Wheeler Explains Why.

“These days, warfare is conducted on land, by sea, in the air, across space, and now in the fifth battleground: cyberspace,” says cybersecurity expert Tarah Wheeler in her feature for Foreign Policy. “Yet so far, the U.S. government has fumbled on cybersecurity, outsourcing much of that area of... Continue Reading →
cybersecurity | Mar 22nd, 2018

Wired Magazine’s Nicholas Thompson is the Leading Authority on the Facebook Data Breach and What it Means for Private Citizens

Last month, Wired Editor-in-Chief Nicholas Thompson wrote a gripping and comprehensive cover story about Facebook’s tumultuous last two years: suppressing conservative media, disseminating “fake news,” and failing to grasp the power of the platform. Now largely considered one of the leading... Continue Reading →
cybersecurity | Mar 21st, 2018

Cybersecurity Expert Laura Galante Tells Us How to Secure Our Digital Space in an Era of Weaponized Information

Investigations into Facebook’s mishandling of users’ data—which The New York Times reports as having already cost the company $50 billion—is shifting the way we think about digital security. In an age when every byte of information we share is for sale, cybersecurity analyst and speaker LAURA... Continue Reading →
cybersecurity | Mar 8th, 2018

Cybersecurity is Everyone’s Problem. Tarah Wheeler Equips You With the Tools and Information You Need to Protect Yourself.

Cybersecurity attacks are doubling every year. Phishing scams are at an all-time high. These days, it isn’t an IT flunky answering for security breaches, it’s CEOs and business owners, non-tech professionals who need clear, actionable guides to understand how to secure themselves, and protect their... Continue Reading →
cybersecurity | Sep 26th, 2017

From Halo to Hacking: New Speaker and Cybersecurity Expert Tarah Wheeler Is Leading the Charge for Women in Tech

Cybersecurity seems like someone else’s problem—until it’s yours. To Lavin’s latest speaker, Tarah Wheeler, it’s not just a problem—it’s a pleasure. As one of the nation’s leading authorities on digital security, Wheeler’s talks provide clear-cut intel into how (and why) we should protect our... Continue Reading →