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WE ARE BACK FOR OUR FIRST EPISODE OF 2012 – A SPECIAL FIRST ANNIVERSARY EDITION.

WALTER O’BRIEN

Walter O’Brien (Scorpion) is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Scorpion Computer Services. Walter serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the public renewable energy company American Environmental Inc. He is one of the world’s leading experts in the application of computer science and artificial intelligence to solve industry challenges. He was born in Ireland and at the early age of sixteen ranked number one in national high speed computer problem solving competitions. At the age of eighteen he competed in the World Olympics in Informatics and has ranked as high as sixth fastest programmer in the world. He was a child prodigy with an IQ of 197. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence with honors from Sussex University.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security certified Walter as being of National Interest to the United States Economy and granted him an Extraordinary Ability EB 1-1 Visa (also granted to Albert Einstein and Winston Churchill). Walter has since become a US citizen. He recently completed a seven-year engagement with the largest mutual fund company in the US – Capital Group Companies (parent of the American Funds). While there Walter successfully developed over 50 new initiatives and managed over 400 systems releases. This work drastically reduced downtime and led to opportunity cost savings in the tens of billions.

Walter has created many software inventions including a globalization engine that aids translation of any natural language from any machine language on any platform. Walter’s latest invention “ScenGen” is a Scenario Generator that can think of all possibilities for any given circumstance defined in it’s modeling language. ScenGen has many applications including that it finally makes it possible to ensure that no functional defects exist in a piece of software or that there is no single point of failure (SPOF) in a network.

Previous employers have been: The Capital Group Companies (World’s largest mutual fund manager and Parent of the American Funds), Fujitsu, Uniscape (Microsoft-Trados), Oracle Corporation, Baltimore Technologies, and Critical Path. Walter has previously served as chairman or member of the advisory board to companies such as Starglobe, BestTeachersandschools.com, Toin Corp, and Keltech.

JAYNE HITCHCOCK

Jayne’s own experience with cyberstalking, which garnered international headlines, led her to become a noted cybercrime and security expert. She speaksabout cybercrime and online security to educational institutions, librarians, corporations, the general public, students and parents, and trains law enforcement personnel throughout the USA. She consults for several organizations, including the Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime, the National Center for Victims of Crime and many law enforcement agencies. Jayne has also been actively involved in getting online harassment, cyberstalking, online dating, child protection and other laws passed throughout the USA.

A freelance journalist, Jayne is the author of eight books. Her most recent book is Net Crimes and Misdemeanors 2nd Edition: Outmaneuvering Web Spammers, Stalkers, and Con Artists , which details different types of online crimes, scams, spams and more, complete with case histories, experts, and advice on how to protect yourself, your family and your computer online.

Video Professor created a 3-CD tutorial based on my Net Crimes book. View several interviews with me below by clicking the play button.

ARTICLES ON INTERNET DARK AGES
HACTIVISM GETS EARLY START

ZAPPOS HACKED – 24 MILLIONS ACCOUNTS AT RISK

HUFFPOST TWITTER ACCOUNT HACKED

ISRAELI AND PALESTINIAN HACKERS TRADE ATTACKS IN RISING CYBER GNAG WAR

ILC CYBER REPORT – CYBER SECURITY 2012 THREAT PREDICTIONS

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THE NET GOES DARK

HOW SOPA WOULD AFFECT YOU – DECLAN MCCULLAGH (DEC 21)

CONFUSED BY SOPA – FIVE MULTIMEDIA EXPLAINERS (DEC 28)

A LEGAL ANALYSIS OF 2. 968, THE PROTECT IP ACT (JULY 7)

FINANCIAL CONDITION OF US MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY (DEC 9)