Monica Whitty
Monica Whitty

Monica Whitty

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

TIME: 2.15-3.10

VENUE: Metcalfe Auditorium

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