Professor Monica Whitty is a cyberpsychologist, whose research over the last 20 years has focused, generally, on how individuals behave in cyberspace. She holds a full-time Chair in Human Factors in Cyber Security at the University of Melbourne. She is also a committee member of the Global Futures Council on CyberSecurity for the World Economic Forum. Her research interests include – cyberscams – (e.g, romance, investment, consumer scams) detection, prevention (both cyber and training methods), victimology (e.g., the types of individuals and behaviours that place individuals at greater risk of becoming scammed), criminal strategies. Monica has a book coming out with Oxford University Press on Romance Scams.
APPEARING AT: The internet scamming industry
WITH: Sean Rubinzstein-Dunlop, David Barrow and David Lacey
DATE: Friday 6 September
VENUE: Metcalfe Auditorium