Security, Privacy & Trust
Building a sustainable digital future by preparing future professionals and researching solutions to the threats to security, privacy, and trust in our communities.
Security, Privacy, and Trust is one of the four strategic areas for the Pamplin College of Business. We recognize that our digital future depends on protecting assets and infrastructure from escalating and increasingly complex threats. We provide educational programs to prepare students for cybersecurity professions and leadership, and research to accelerate impact and solutions for the benefit of organizations and society.
NEWS AND EVENTS
Redirect ItemWhy Do We Fall for Hackers? Blame Our Brains , redirect
Research reveals that we unconsciously ignore many security warnings because of the way the warnings are designed. That can be easily fixed.
Redirect ItemExploring cybercrime, broadening perspectives with the Virginia Tech cybersecurity club , redirect
On January 26, 2023, Pamplin College of Business’ Integrated Security Education and Research Center (ISERC) hosted CyberVT, Virginia Tech’s Cybersecurity Club. The workshop, It takes a team: real-time response and resilience for cybersecurity, explored career options and provided a high-level tour of the cybersecurity resources available, including opportunities through the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative.
Redirect ItemVoices of Privacy aims to raise awareness, spur action about information privacy , redirect
You know the scenario: You scroll through social media and come across an article that piques your interest. You follow the link to a page, where you are met with a pop-up asking you to consent to have your data tracked via cookies. You almost instinctively click yes.
Redirect ItemStudy: Interactive security prompts help promote more secure behavior online , redirect
You’re busy working on a project when suddenly a security message appears on your screen, warning of a potential security risk. Do you act, or do you ignore and quickly return to work? If the message includes a list of security dos and don’ts, then you are likely to ignore it if you are like most people.
Redirect ItemPamplin College of Business names Ivana Bartoletti as inaugural visiting cybersecurity and privacy executive fellow , redirect
Ivana Bartoletti, global data privacy officer at Wipro, will serve as the inaugural visiting cybersecurity and privacy executive fellow at Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business.