For Immediate Release
March 31, 2003
Contact: Robert Florida
NJIT Hosts Homeland and Cyber-Security Conference: Counter-terrorist and Cyber-Terrorist
Experts to Discuss Safety Issues
WHAT:New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) hosts a homeland and cyber- security conference,
in which counter-terrorist and cyber-terrorist experts from the U.S. Army, industry, government and academia
will discuss the current needs and future challenges in homeland and cyber security.
WHO: The keynote speakers are Maj. Gen. William Russ, Commanding General, U.S. Army
Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM), Fort Monmouth, who will discuss strategies and technologies
the Army has developed to counter terrorists; Edward Curran, New Jersey’s deputy director of the Office
of Counter Terrorism, who will discuss state strategies to counter terrorism; and Henry Muller, chief of
Information Operations, Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate at CECOM, who will discuss
programs the Army has developed to combat cyber terrorism.
WHERE: Hilton Gateway Hotel, Garden State Ballroom, Raymond Blvd., Newark.
WHEN: April 16, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., and April 17, 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
PROGRAM: To see a full program, visit
www.njit.edu/ECE/WHOMECYBER416 or call Robert Florida at (973) 596-5203.
NJIT is a public, scientific and technological research university enrolling
more than 8,800 students. The university offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees to students
in 80 degree programs throughout its six colleges: Newark College of Engineering, New Jersey School
of Architecture, College of Science and Liberal Arts, School of Management, Albert Dorman Honors
College and College of Computing Sciences. The division of continuing professional education offers
adults eLearning, off campus degrees and short courses. Expertise and research initiatives include
architecture and building science, applied mathematics, biomedical engineering, environmental
engineering and science, information technology, manufacturing, materials, microelectronics,
multimedia, telecommunications, transportation and solar astrophysics. Yahoo! Internet
Life magazine cites NJIT as a "perennially most wired" university.