Renowned computer security expert to speak at Penn State

University Park, Pa. -- Johnny Long, a national computer security expert, author, and public speaker will present an interactive discussion to the Penn State community at 2:30 p.m. on Monday,April 6, in the HUB-Robeson Center Theater, room 117, on the University Park campus.

Long is well known for his background in Google Hacking, a process by which vulnerable servers on the Internet can be identified through specially constructed Google searches. A reformed hacker himself, Long is currently a prolific author of numerous best-selling books on computer security and has frequently been featured on CNN, MSNBC, CBS and other cable news stations. He is also the founder of Hackers for Charity, http://www.hackersforcharity.org, an organization that seeks to connect hackers with charity organizations that can use their skills.

In recent years, Long has become a regular speaker at many annual security conferences including DEF CON, the Black Hat Briefings, and ShmooCon. His engaging stage presence and fascinating talks have been widely appreciated by both security professionals and the general public. For more information, please contact: SecurityDay@psu.edu.

Last Updated April 02, 2009