Don’t get your info stolen while traveling

October 2, 2015  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

FBI provides tips on preventing information theft during international travel

Do you know how to protect your data and intellectual property while traveling abroad? At this seminar for U-M researchers and IT staff, Cory Brown, Strategic Partnership Coordinator Federal Bureau of Investigation, will tell you how to:

• Keep your intellectual property and data safe when traveling.

• Understand and mitigate risk in airports, hotels, conferences, and other public places.

• Recognize external threats to avoid becoming a target.

• Know when and how to use encryption.

• Know which countries have restrictions on encryption.

Seminar Dates/Times/Locations

  • October 13, 1-2 p.m.
    Palmer Commons, Forum Hall
  • Oct. 15, 9-10 a.m.
    U-M Hospital, MCHC Auditorium
  • October 15, 3-4 p.m.
    NCRC, Building 10 Research Auditorium

Seminars presented by: Medical School Information Services, Medical Center Information Technology, and Information & Technology Services

About Cory Brown

Cory Brown, a Michigan native and U-M alum (BBA ’98), has worked in national security for his entire career with the FBI. He started in the Kansas City office where his responsibilities included economic espionage cases. He transferred to Detroit two years ago, where he specializes in working with companies and universities to improve their information security. Before joining the FBI, he was a lawyer specializing in civil business matters.