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Western District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, January 7, 2015

U.S. Attorney Hickton To Address Fordham/FBI International Conference On Cyber Security

PITTSBURGH - United States Attorney David J. Hickton will address the Fifth International Conference on Cyber Security (ICCS) today at 5:45 p.m. in New York City. During his presentation, Unprecedented: The Real Life Experience of Economic Espionage, U.S. Attorney Hickton will discuss theMay 2014 indictment of five members of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army on charges of hacking into computers and stealing valuable trade secrets from Westinghouse, United States Steel Corporation, several other companies and a trade union. He will also discuss how prosecutors worked with the victim entities.

ICCS is the premier global cybersecurity event spanning three days with more than 70 distinguished speakers from government, the private sector, and academia. Each brings unique insights from their expertise in the disciplines of emerging technologies, operations and enforcement, academic and pragmatic experience. The sold out conference is sponsored by the Federal Bureau of Investigation – New York Division and Fordham University.

WHAT: U.S. Attorney Hickton Presentation
Unprecedented: The Real Life Experience of Economic Espionage
WHEN: Wednesday, January 7, 2015
5:45 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
WHERE: International Conference on Cyber Security
Costantino Room
Fordham University at Lincoln Center
150 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023
Updated July 14, 2015