MSU sponsors March global conference on cybercrime

Published on NewsOK Modified: January 20, 2014 at 3:01 am •  Published: January 20, 2014
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EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University is hosting a global, interdisciplinary conference in March on how to fight cybercrime.

The East Lansing school says the event will bring together researchers from the social and technical disciplines. It says the goal is "to generate discussion and collaboration that will improve our knowledge of cybercrime and the policy response to this issue."

The Conference on Cybercrime is will be held March 20 at the Henry Center for Executive Development.

Among the speakers is Alice Hutchings, senior research analyst with the Australian Institute of Criminology.

Other speakers include Hsinchun (shin-SHUN') Chen of the University of Arizona and Thomas Holt, a Michigan State criminal justice professor who studies online credit card theft, youth cybercrime and other issues.

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Conference website: http://bit.ly/1dKXqVZ