Queen's University

Wikileaks and computer hackers

2010-12-13

Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Tom Dean can talk about the hackers who have launched cyber attacks against various organizations such as MasterCard, Visa and the Swedish government in support of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

Dr. Dean is an expert in computer security testing and computer security defence and can talk about how companies can defend themselves from hackers.

Please note Dr. Dean will not be available between 1 and 3:30 p.m. on Thursday (Dec. 9) but available all day on Friday (Dec. 10).

To arrange an interview, please contact Michael Onesi at 613.533.6000 ext. 77513 or michael.onesi@queensu.ca, or Kristyn Wallace at 613.533.6000 ext. 79173 or kristyn.wallace@queensu.ca at News and Media Services, Queen’s University.

Attention broadcasters: Queen’s has facilities to provide broadcast quality audio and video feeds. For television interviews, we can provide a live, real-time double ender from Kingston via fibre optic cable. Please call for details.

 
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