Published April 12, 2016 This content is archived.

Erin Peterson of AtBuffalo magazine asked eight UB faculty members to think big for her latest piece, asking them, "If they had unlimited time, money and persuasion techniques, what audacious idea from their fields would they want to implement today?"  One of those who stepped up the intellectual challenge was Dr. Arun Vishwanath, Associate Professor in the Communication department. In response to the problem of cybersecurity, on which he has written extensively, he proposes a a nationwide 911-type system for reporting online breaches, a standard contact point for reporting suspicious emails at work or at home. 

To read Vishwanath's full idea, as well as the other seven big ideas, read the full article here

Arun Vishwanath explaining.

Photo by Douglas Levere