Podcast: Insurance Company IT Expert On How Your Personal Information Is Protected

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Cyber identity theft illustration. Taken in April 2017 at Simpson College.

Part of a four-part series:

Episode 1

Clayton Bowers and Erich Bogner, members of the spring 2017 IowaWatch/Simpson College journalism project that reported on cyber identity theft, talked with Kevin Anderson, the director of enterprise information protection at Farm Bureau Insurance of West Des Moines, Iowa.

Anderson talked about the threats he faces at Farm Bureau and the large scale impact cyber hacking can have on the world in areas such as politics and warfare.

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This podcast is part of a spring 2017 IowaWatch/Simpson College journalism project reporting on cyber identify theft.

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Next on May 3: Episode 2 – A conversation with Shane Cox, a Simpson College associate professor of accounting, about the ways an average person views cyber security, what that person thinks about identity theft and how to protect personal information.

Watch for this on May 10: Episode 3 – A teleconference conversation with Mauro Loda and Sharyl Sauer from DuPont Pioneer. Loda explains how the company protects its clients’ identities and product secrets.

Watch for this on May 17: Episode 4 – Clayton and Erich talk with Alex Kirkpatrick, a member of the spring 2017 IowaWatch/Simpson College team who focused on cyber security laws. In this episode, the reporters compare information sources provided and talk about cyber security’s future. Will cyber theft be more of a danger in everyone’s lives?

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