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The Event

LSU SCIENCE CAFE Wednesday, March 29th Doors Open at 5pm Speaker Starts at 6pm Protecting Your Security and Privacy in the Metaverse We are big consumers of technology but most of us don’t stop to think about what that means for our security and privacy. Join cybersecurity expert Abe Baggili as he shares how to navigate technology and immersive virtual reality, or the Metaverse. About the Speaker Dr. Ibrahim (Abe) Baggili is a first generation Arab American. He is a professor of computer science and cybersecurity at LSU and the founder of the BiT Lab (Baggili Truth Lab) where he holds a joint appointment between the Division of Computer Science & Engineering and the Center for Computation and Technology. He has won numerous awards including CT Civil Medal of Merit, CT 40 under 40 and is a fellow of the European Alliance for Innovation. Previously, he was the director of the Connecticut Institute of Technology and Elder Family Endowed Chair of Computer Science & Cybersecurity at the Tagliatela College of Engineering at the University of New Haven. He received his BSc, MSc and PhD from Purdue University. Work with his students has uncovered vulnerabilities that impact over a billion people worldwide and has been featured in news and TV outlets in over 20 languages. Visit to learn more about the BiT Lab. As always, LSU Science Cafe is FAMILY FRIENDLY LSU Science Café is presented in partnership with Campus Federal Credit Union and WRKF.