In the News: Top identity thief sleuth offers tips
Written by TechPurdue // February 11, 2013 // Alumni & Friends, Business & Industry, Computer and Information Technology, Current Students, Faculty, Faculty & Staff, Security and Forensics, Staff, Students, TechBytes // No comments
One of the nation’s top cybersecurity experts and a professor in the Department of Computer and Information Technology, says the new movie “Identity Thief” may be funny, but protecting your identity from theft doesn’t have to be so difficult or dangerous.
Marcus Rogers, a former Canadian police officer and now professor at Purdue University’s Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security, helps police around the world track down cybercriminals, including identity thieves. An identity is stolen every 60 seconds, making it the fastest growing nonviolent crime in the United States.
Read the full Purdue news release.