Identity Theft Seminar to be Hosted by Center for Business Forensics

Wednesday, April 1, 2009
7 - 9 p.m.

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ
Science and Technology Center Room 102
This event is open to the public
RSVP by e-mailing Sallie Gordon at by Friday, March 27, 2009.

Rider University’s Center for Business Forensics is hosting a free interactive presentation on Identity Theft focusing on the major issues surrounding identity theft and fraud, and offering to the community insight into the widespread, varying and serious nature of identity theft. Topics include:

• What is identity theft, and what forms does it take?
• Who is at risk?
• How can you protect yourself from it?
• What steps should you take if you are a victim of identity theft?

The event will feature a panel of experts from law enforcement, banking and health care; a Q&A session will follow the presentation, so please bring your questions. An informative handout will be available as well.

The Identity Theft Presentation is led by Dr. J. Drew Procaccino, associate professor of Computer Information Systems, who has researched identity theft, biometrics and smart card technologies. He is a co-author of an extensive survey of smart-card technologies published by Elsevier/Academic Press in Advances in Computers, Volume 60: Information Security.

Rider University's Center for Business Forensics (CBF) strives to help create a competent workforce and a robust knowledge base that can meet the challenges of dealing with corporate fraud and the many forms of computer crime. Located in the College of Business Administration, the CBF takes a multidisciplinary approach in providing instruction to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as in professional development programming for corporate, law enforcement and government organizations. For more information on Rider’s Center for Business Forensics, visit us on the web at

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