NEW YORK, June 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Richardson, Director of Computer Security Institute and expert on cybercrime security, has served on the CSI staff since 2003, having worked IT in various capacities for twenty years. He's given keynote presentations on three continents, often speaking about the CSI Computer Crime and Security Survey, an undertaking he directs each year. The past few months, Richardson has continued to travel the globe offering interviews and providing testimonies in an effort to create awareness and protect organizations biggest assets: their information.

2010 kicked off with the Google scandal in China, putting Richardson on the BBC as a featured security expert. In April, Richardson was invited to speak with the judiciary committee of the United States Senate to discuss the issue of video surveillance as it relates to the use of consumer mobile commuting devices and organizations that maintain large computer and network infrastructures and the security risks involved. This opportunity came in the wake of the notebook theft recovery system fiasco at the Lower Merion school district. For the full testimony visit and click on Director's Cut.

Richardson was also recently interviewed by Tom Field, Editorial Director of, where he shared his expertise on cybercrime trends. Richardson presented his perspective on the importance of really understanding how a security program works to protect an organization's valuable assets and the difference between being vulnerable and being a probable target for an attack. For the full interview click here:

Most recently, Richardson was invited to speak in Brazil at 2010 HDI Brazil Conference which took place on June 10th and 11th, at the Convention Center WTC in Sao Paulo, where he lectured on The Security Opportunity, discussing the importance of preparation of technical support personnel - mostly by direct contact with end users in organizations - as well as institutionalizing the use of social networks by enterprise.

Where will Robert be speaking next? To follow Robert and to stay informed of the hot topics he is discussing both globally and on the Internet, visit the CSI website at or follow Robert's Twitter page at

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