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UTHSC speaker to discuss impact of cyberterrorism

Cyberterrorism: An Overview, a free public lecture at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC)

Noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29

Room 309L, Medical School building, UTHSC, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive

John Petrie, chief information security officer at UTHSC, is the speaker. Harold L. Timboe, M.D., MPH, director of UTHSC's Center for Public Health Preparedness and Biomedical Research, will give the introduction.

Computer viruses have become commonplace. Can an e-mail virus cripple a nation? Petrie will address this issue and define what cyberterrorism is and is not. He also will discuss whether cyberterrorism can happen to research institutions such as the Health Science Center.

This talk is part of a continuing lecture series presented by the UTHSC Center for Public Health Preparedness and Biomedical Research.

Contact: Will Sansom