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UIC Hosts Cyber Crime Conference In Chicago

July 23, 1998
University Of Illinois At Chicago
The University of Illinois at Chicago will host a major conference on cyber crime and high-tech crime on the Internet Aug. 5 -7 in Chicago featuring internationally known experts.

WHAT: "The Growing Menace: High-Tech Crime, Cyber Terror and Information Warfare at the Dawn of the New Millennium," the 13th annual International Symposium on Criminal Justice Issues sponsored by the Office of International Criminal Justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

WHEN: Aug. 5-7, 1998 (daily sessions from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

WHERE: Amoco Building, Indiana Room Auditorium (lower level), 200 E. Randolph, Chicago

DESCRIPTION: Plenary and breakout sessions will feature internationally recognized authorities in areas such as cyber terror, national security, hate and pornography on the Internet, military implications, investigative techniques, forensic data acquisition and analysis, prosecution, private sector-law enforcement interaction, network security, international cooperation, training and education.

The symposium coordinator is William Tafoya, director of research and training in UIC's Office of International Criminal Justice and a former FBI agent, who was the first to make use of the Internet and World Wide Web in a criminal investigation.

Speakers from government and private industry include:

  • Kevin Manson, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Glynco, Ga.
  • Fred Cotton, Search, Inc., Sacramento, Calif.
  • Andrew Rosen, ASR Data Acquisition & Analysis, Austin, Tex.
  • Barry Collin, Institute for Security and Intelligence, Palo Alto, Calif.
  • Jim Lingerfelt, director of security, IBM, Washington, DC (formerly director of information systems, Metropolitan Police Department, Washington DC)
  • Dorothy Denning, computer sciences department, Georgetown University
  • Matt Bishop, computer sciences department, University of California, Davis
  • David Icove, Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, Tenn.
  • Jim Christy, President's Infrastructure Protection Task Force, Washington DC
  • John Abbey, President, Abbey Group, Nevada City, Calif. (formerly a California police chief)
  • Matt Malinowski, SEI Information Technology, Chicago
  • Randall Robinson, former head of Internet systems, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Vic Sussman, Washington Post
  • James Murray, Illinois State Police, Chicago-area chapter president of the High-Tech Criminal Investigation Association
  • Gary Gardner, program manager, LEO (Law Enforcement Online), FBI, Washington DC

For more information and registration, contact Jefferson Patten at (312) 996-9595; email:; or World Wide Web at: (For assistance from the UIC Office of Public Affairs, contact Jeffron Boynes at (312) 413-8702; email:

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