Online versus Offline Social NetworksPrint this Page
July 30, 2014
July 31, 2014
(May 30 – July 31)
The Social Network Show welcomes Dr. Joseph Migga Kizza to the May 30, 2014 episode.
Dr. Kizza, a Professor and expert in cyber security talks about the similarities and differences between face to face social networks and online social networks, with infrastructure being the main difference. Listen to Dr. Kizza explain how the infrastructure of the online social networks has led to online problems such as cyberbullying, identity theft, embezzlement, etc. Hear him answer the question, “are we anonymous while we are online or can we be found?”. And, very importantly, hear what he says about what online social networks can do to stop some of the problems.
Dr. Joseph Migga Kizza is the Professor and Head of the Department of Computer Science & Engineering; College of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga and is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Computing and ICT Research (IJCIR). He is teaching and doing research in Social Computing, Operating Systems, Computer Network Security, Computer Forensics, cloud computing and big data analytics. Dr. Kizza has won numerous awards, performed international service, written in many publications, presented numerous papers at conferences and written several books including the Guide to Computer Network Security, Fifth Edition.
Dr. Kizza received his B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science from Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, M.S. in Computer Science from California State University, MA in Mathematics from the University of Toledo, Ohio, and a PhD in Computer Science from The University of Nebraska-Lincoln.