“Battling Cyberpunks to Win”
John Blackwood is an internationally-known college professor, writer, and developer and is currently a cybersecurity educator at the Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. John holds an M.S in Computer Systems from City University, B.A. from Indiana University, A.E. in Software Engineering Technology from the Oregon Institute of Technology, and an A.A.S. in Accounting from the College of Lake County. John also holds industry certifications in Microsoft Server, Cisco Security, and Ethical Hacking, He is the also author of his own book about disaster preparation based on his family’s experience with Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and other events. John also created a Microsoft Outlook email archiving program.
My topic will serve as a call to the cybersecurity community to implement existing and new methods to identify, trap, and capture cyber-criminals who use online media to perpetuate scams aimed at selling goods that do not exist to unsuspecting buyers.