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College Hosts Business Ethics Symposium Oct. 26
Oct 1, 2011

“The Ethical Dimensions of Cybersecurity and Your Privacy” is the theme for this year’s Business Ethics Symposium hosted by the UTSA College of Business. The symposium will be held Wednesday, Oct. 26 and is free and open to the public. The daylong program will begin at 2 p.m. and conclude at 6:30 p.m. All lectures will be held in the Richard S. Liu Auditorium (2.01.02) in the Business Building on the UTSA Main Campus.

The symposium will include such topics as the priority of employee privacy, security and privacy of client/customer data, privacy in social networking and training employees to deal with privacy issues.

Dr. Fred Chang, the AT&T Distinguished Chair in Infrastructure Assurance and Security at UTSA, will present the keynote address at 2 p.m.  Dr. Chang is a leading expert in cybersecurity. His 30-year technology career has included positions as director of research at the National Security Agency and president of technology strategy for SBC Communications.

At 3:30 p.m. Tom DeSot, executive vice president and chief information officer at Digital Defense, will present an industry perspective into this issue.

The symposium will conclude at 5:30 p.m. with a panel discussion “Business Ethics in Practice” featuring past recipients of the San Antonio Ethics in Business Awards.

The symposium allows students, faculty, business and community leaders to engage in an ongoing dialogue about the practice of business ethics and the role of moral wisdom for corporate social responsibility. For more information, call (210) 458-4313.

Wendy Frost—

Please send your comments to: wendy.frost@utsa.edu

 

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