A Conversation with Theresa Payton – Webinar
July 30, 2020
A Conversation with Theresa Payton, M.S. MIT ‘90
July 30, 2020 | Noon – 1 p.m. EDT
Check out our one-hour virtual conversation with best-selling author, cybersecurity expert, and McIntire alumna Theresa Payton (M.S. in MIT ’90). Theresa is President & CEO of Fortalice Solutions, an industry-leading security consulting company, and is a co-founder of Dark Cubed, a cybersecurity product company. She works with clients and colleagues to uncover strategic opportunities and identify new and emerging threats. During the webinar, Theresa chatted with CMIT Associate Director Professor Ryan Wright about her latest book, Manipulated: Inside the Cyberwar to Hijack Elections and Distort the Truth, and shared a few battlefront stories from the global war being conducted through clicks, swipes, internet access, technical backdoors, and massive espionage schemes. Theresa discussed what she has learned from investigating the cyberwarriors who are planning tomorrow’s attacks and described actions that individuals, corporations, and elected officials can take to help thwart these attacks.