Podcast: Thinking Regularly About Protecting Identity From Online Thieves

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Reporters Clayton Bowers and Erich Bogner with Shane Cox, associate professor of accounting at Simpson College, in April 2017.

Part of a four-part series:

Episode 2

We talk 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. Cox gives us an “average person” look at cyber security.

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

MORE PODCASTS COMING

Watch for this next, 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?

PREVIOUS PODCASTS

Episode 1: Kevin Anderson, director of enterprise information protection at Farm Bureau Insurance, about 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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