NET CRIMES & MISDEMEANORS:
Outmaneuvering Web Spammers, Stalkers, and Con Artists
 

BOOK THE AUTHOR FOR A LECTURE, TRAINING OR KEYNOTE SPEAKER TODAY

Author J. A. Hitchcock is available to speak about cybercrimes, cyberbullying, online harassment, online scams and/or cyberstalking, as well as other online-related subjects. There are several presentations available, targeted to specific audiences. Lectures can be custom-tailored to fit your meeting, conference, etc. For a listing of upcoming and past engagements, please visit the Schedule Page.

Travel expenses and an honorarium are worked out between the author and the organization/group beforehand (rates are quite reasonable compared to other speakers/lecturers). For information on available dates and fees, please contact the author direct.

Law Enforcement/Security Personnel
Corporate/Business Security Personnel
Campus/University Security Personnel

Libraries
Educators (middle and high school)
Educators (colleges and universities)

Students (middle and high school)
College/University Students

Corporate/Business Public Lecture
Colleges/University Public Lecture
Parents Lecture
Consumer Public Lecture


Keynote Speeches
(one hour):

    Your choice of (PowerPoint presentation):
  • Cyberstalking: How it began, where it's at and where it's headed
  • How an Internet expert was cyberstalked (the story of my situation)
  • What are the top 10 cybercrimes?
  • What are the top five online scams and how do they work?
  • High tech stalking: GPS, cell phone cameras, spyware & keyloggers
  • Keeping children safer online
  • Online shopping/auction safety
  • Urban legends, those Nigerians, phishing and more
  • Ask about other topics
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Law Enforcement/Security Personnel
(in two and three-hour formats):

    1. Cybercrime Lecture
  • Short video introduction
      PowerPoint presentation with:
    • Sample cases
    • How to track down cybercriminals - tracing e-mail, free e-mail accounts, Yahoogroups, IM, message boards, etc
    • The latest on Social Networking Sites (SNS) such as Facebook and Formspring
    • How to deal with ISPs
    • Law enforcement contact information for Facebook, eBay, Youtube, etc.
    • How to work with victims
    • And more
  • Question and answer session
  • Handouts - "Cybercrime for Law Enforcement"; AOL search warrant guidelines: and online safety tips brochure for the public and victims
    2. Cyberstalking/Online Harassment Lecture
  • Short video introduction
  • PowerPoint presentation with the latest statistics, sample cases, how to track down offenders and how to work with victims
  • The latest on Social Networking Sites (SNS) such as Facebook and Formspring
  • High-tech stalking techniques including keystroke loggers, spyware, camera cell phones and GPS
  • The importance of antivirus and firewall software
  • Question and answer session
  • Handout - "Online Harassment/Cyberstalking Guidelines for Law Enforcement"; AOL search warrant guidelines: and online safety tips brochure for the public and victims
    5. Customized lectures can also be scheduled to suit your needs
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Corporate/Business Security Personnel:
(in one, two and three-hour formats)

  • Short video introduction
  • PowerPoint presentation with the latest statistics, workplace-related sample cases, how to track down offenders and how to work with victims
  • The latest on Social Networking Sites (SNS) such as Facebook and Formspring PLUS Sexting concerns
  • High-tech stalking techniques including keystroke loggers, spyware, camera cell phones and GPS
  • The importance of antivirus and firewall software
  • Sample acceptable usage policy
  • Question and answer session
  • Handout - "Online Harassment/Cyberstalking Guidelines for the Workplace"
  • Brochure to give to victims
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Campus/University, Other Educational Security Personnel, Instructors, etc.:
(in one, two and three-hour formats)

  • PowerPoint presentation with statistics, campus-related sample cases, how to track down offenders and how to work with victims
  • Social networking sites such as Facebook & Formspring included; Sexting concerns; also AOL IM, message boards & groups and more.
  • High-tech stalking techniques including keystroke loggers, spyware, camera cell phones and GPS
  • The importance of antivirus and firewall software
  • Sample acceptable usage policy
  • Question and answer session
  • Handout - "Online Harassment/Cyberstalking Guidelines for Educational Institutions"
  • Brochure to give to victims
  • Giveaways from major software companies
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Libraries:
(in one and two-hour formats)

  • Short video introduction
  • PowerPoint presentation with statistics, library-related sample cases, how to work with patrons or employees who are being harassed, bullied or scammed
  • The importance of sign in/sign out procedures
  • Social networking sites such as Myspace, Facebook included; also AOL IM, chat room, message boards & groups and more.
  • Sample acceptable usage policy
  • The importance of antivirus and firewall software
  • Question and answer session
  • Handout - "Online Harassment/Cyberstalking Guidelines for Libraries"
  • Brochure to give to the public and victims
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Educators -
Administration, teachers, security or school resource officers (middle and high school: (in one and two-hour formats)

  • PowerPoint presentation with statistics, school-related sample cases, how to work with students being bullied or harassed online
  • Cyberbullying
  • Online predators - how they find their victims and how to help students stay safer online plus a short video
  • Social networking sites (SNS) such as Facebook, Formspring and more - the dangers students can expect by putting up too much information includes actual *public* profiles of students at your school
  • The dangers of "sexting"
  • IM and Skype/video chat safety
  • The importance of antivirus and firewall software
  • Question and answer session
  • Handout - "Cyberbullying/Online Harassment/Cyberstalking Guidelines for Educators"
  • Cyberbullying Brochure to give to students and parents
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Educators -
Administration, teachers, security and advocates for colleges and universities: (in one and two-hour formats)

  • Short video introduction
  • PowerPoint presentation with statistics, campus-related sample cases, how to track down offenders and how to work with students being stalked or harassed online
  • Online predators - how they find their victims and how to help students stay safer online
  • Social Networking Sites (SNS) such as MySpace, Facebook, and more - the dangers students can expect by putting up too much information includes actual *public* profiles of students at your school
  • The dangers of "sexting"
  • IM and chat safety
  • High-tech stalking techniques including keystroke loggers, spyware, camera cell phones and GPS
  • The importance of antivirus and firewall software
  • Question and answer session
  • Handout - "Online Harassment/Cyberstalking Guidelines for Colleges/Universities"
  • Giveaways from major software companies
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Middle/High School Students -
Morning Assemblies, technology days, conferences, workshops, separate classes, etc.: (one-hour)

WARNING: This is an Internet "Scared Straight" presentation which shows profiles of students at your school that are publicly available including photos and other information. I have references available to show that this shocks the students into making changes to stay safer online. If you do NOT want student profiles shown during this presentation, you MUST tell me when you book me.
    PowerPoint presentation with:
  • Short video introduction
  • Cyberbullying & sample cases & latest news stories
  • What to do if cyberbullied
  • Online predators & with news samples and a short video
  • Why it's a good idea not to put too much info in online profiles
  • Social Networking Sites (SNS) such as Facebook and Formspring; IM; Skype/video chat & text messaging safety
  • The dangers of "sexting"
  • Trusting your parents, teachers or other adults
  • Safe usernames, checking your preferences & options, profiles
  • Question and answer session
  • Cyberbullying & Online Safety brochure for students
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College/University Students -
Technology days, conferences, workshops, keynote, separate classes, etc.: (one-hour)

WARNING: This is an Internet "Scared Straight" presentation which shows profiles of students at your school that are publicly available. I have references available to show that this shocks the students into making changes to stay safer online. If you do NOT want student profiles shown during this presentation, you MUST tell me when you book me.
    PowerPoint presentation with:
  • Short video introduction
  • Cyberstalking and sample cases
  • What to do if stalked or harassed online
  • Why it's a good idea not to put too much info in online profiles
  • Blogs, journals, social networking sites such as Myspace and Facebook, chat, IM & text messaging safety
  • Safe usernames, checking your preferences & options, profiles
  • The dangers of "sexting"
  • Question and answer session
  • Staying Safe Online Brochure for students
  • With increases in technology, many crimes are now being committed online; a Masters in Criminal Justice provides information on how to help prevent criminal activities.

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Corporate/Business - Public Online Safety Lecture
for employers, employees, etc: (one hour)

  • PowerPoint presentation with the latest statistics, workplace-related sample case(s), who online stalkers/harassers are, staying safe online, and more
  • Social Networking Sites such as Myspace and Facebook
  • The dangers of "sexting"
  • Question and answer session
  • Online safety brochure
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Campus - Public Online Safety Lectures for Colleges and Universities
(in one hour format)
for students, instructors, personnel and the public:

    1. Cyberstalking and Online Harassment
  • PowerPoint presentation with the latest statistics, campus-related sample case(s), who online stalkers/harassers are, staying safe online, and more
  • The dangers of "sexting"
  • Social Networking Sites such as Facebook and Myspace
  • Question and answer session
  • Online safety brochure
    2. Safe Online Shopping and Auctions
  • Short video introduction
  • PowerPoint presentation with sample cases, safety tips, and more
  • Question and answer session
  • Online shopping and auctions safety brochure
    3. Spams and Scams
  • Short video introduction
  • PowerPoint presentation with sample cases, how to report spams and scams, how to tell if it's legit or not, and more
  • Nigerian scams, phishing, pharming, and urban legends
  • Question and answer session
  • Online safety brochure
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Talk for Parents
parents and the public: (in one hour format)

    The Wild, Wild Web: Keeping Up With The Cyber Generation
    WARNING: This is an Internet "Scared Straight" presentation which shows profiles of students at your school that are publicly available online including photos that shouldn't be posted online (with faces blacked out) and other information (any names/email addresses are also blacked out). I have references available to show that this shows the problems are in their backyard. This is not a generic presentation and is tailored for your school. If you do NOT want student profiles shown during this presentation, please let me know.
  • PowerPoint presentation offering advice on how to protect children, yourself and your family online, what types of online crimes exist, and what to do if a child or family member has been harassed, bullied or stalked online
  • Cyberbullying statistics and sample case
  • How to check web browser caches/history
  • Net filtering/monitoring software
  • Online predators; includes short video
  • Social networking sites such as Facebook
  • IM safety
  • Sexting statistics and safety including cell phone monitoring software
  • "Leetspeak"
  • Question and answer session
  • Brochure handout with tips and advice, online resources

Public Lecture: (in one and two-hour formats)

    1. Cyberstalking and Online Harassment
  • Short video introduction
  • PowerPoint presentation offering advice on how to protect yourself online, what types of online crimes exist, and what to do if you've been harassed, stalked, spammed or scammed
  • Question and answer session
  • Brochure handout with tips and advice, online resources
    2. Safe Online Shopping and Auctions
  • PowerPoint presentation with sample cases, safety tips, and more
  • Question and answer session
  • Online safety brochure
    3. Spams and Scams
  • PowerPoint presentation with sample cases, how to report spams and scams, how to tell if it's legit or not, and more
  • Nigerian scams, phishing, pharming, and urban legends
  • Question and answer session
  • Online safety brochure

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