Dr. Stephen Lesavich, an award-winning and best-selling author, attorney, tech expert & the Founder of the Lesavich High-Tech Law Group joins Enterprise Radio to discuss cybersecurity threats and to beware of things hiding in plain sight.
- What is cybersecurity and what is your professional background in it?
- What are my cybersecurity risks with being active on social media sites?
- What is “social engineering” and why is it a cybersecurity threat?
- What is the Internet of Things (IoT) and why is it a cybersecurity threat to me?
- There have been a number of new cybersecurity phone related scams. What are they and what happens if someone calls me?
Stephen Lesavich, PhD, JD (@slesavich), is a technology expert, an award-winning author, and an attorney in private practice. He is the founding partner of the Lesavich High-Tech Law Group (lhtlg.net), founded in Chicago, Illinois.
Stephen received a B.S. degree with distinction from the University of Wisconsin, an M.S. degree in computer science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, a Ph.D. in computer science from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago and a J.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School.
As an attorney, Dr. Lesavich regularly writes, speaks, and is interviewed about legal topics related to cybersecurity, business law, technology law and intellectual property law (patents, trademarks, and copyrights). His articles and interviews have appeared internationally in many different print and electronic publications, including, Investor’s Business Daily, National Law Journal, New York Times, Security Watch, U.S. News and World Report, Wall Street Journal – Marketwatch, and many others (slesavich.com/press). He is also a frequent guest on the radio.
As a technology expert, Stephen has worked professionally as a software engineer at AT&T Bell Laboratories, U.S. Robotics and other high-tech companies where he designed software for the infrastructure of the Internet. He has also worked as an adjunct professor at several different universities.
Dr. Lesavich is the co-author of the award-winning and best-selling book, The Plastic Effect: How Urban Legends Influence the Use and Misuse of Credit Cards (theplasticeffect.com). He writes a regular blog on topics related to credit cards, business and entrepreneurs (cocoave-media.info)
Dr. Lesavich is a sought-after speaker for lectures and workshops on topics related to technology law and business law.