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ASIS Chapter 156 Edmonton & Northern Alberta – Learning Session through Zoom – Victoria Wang
June 23 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Session: “The Dark Web – What is it and how can it help and harm”
Victoria Wang, BSc, PhD (Criminology), Researcher in Security and Cyber-crime, University of Portsmouth (UK). Dr. Victoria Wang enjoys applying scientific rigour and academic analysis to real-world situations in order to obtain evidence-based solutions. Her research covers cyber-security and information security management, social theory, and theoretical criminology, in particular: (i) a general formal theory of digital identity and surveillance; (ii) formal methods for monitoring, data collection and interventions; (iii) cybersecurity in various countries (e.g., Britain, Nigeria, South Korea and Vietnam) and networks (e.g., the Darknet); and (iv) security threats and management measures in organisations. Victoria has published many peer-reviewed journal papers and currently manages a research team and 7 doctoral supervisions. Dr. Wang was a co-investigator for the HM Government’s projects (UK) – Cyber Security Breaches Survey (2016-19), Victims of Computer Misuse Crime (2018-19), and Understanding the UK Cyber Skills Labour Market (2019); one of the four members of the panel of academic experts for the HM Government’s project (UK) – Understanding the UK Cyber Skills Labour Market 2.0 (2020); and a member of the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI)’s Cyber Fraud Steering Committee (2020).