'Are You Safe on Social Media?'

Luther to host Chris Pallaris for safety lecture April 25
Social media has become an important part of today's society, but just how safe is it? Chris Pallaris, a director and principal consultant at i-intelligence will host a workshop on social media security at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 25 in Olin 102 on the Luther College campus. Based in Zurich, Switzerland, i-intelligence works to improve the intelligence, foresight and risk management capabilities of public and private sector organizations around the globe.

The workshop is open to the public with no charge for admission.

Pallaris' workshop, titled, "How to Protect Yourself on Social Media," will focus on steps that users can take to ensure that their social media accounts are secure. The event is part of the Luther Entrepreneurial Series, sponsored by the economics and business departments.

Pallaris holds a degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and an MBA from the Open University. His professional experience covers a broad range of disciplines including open source and competitive intelligence, journalism, information and knowledge management, network building, market research, strategy consulting and organizational development. He serves on the board of the European Open Source Intelligence Forum and is a regular speaker at conferences on security and intelligence.

A national liberal arts college with an enrollment of 2,150, Luther offers an academic curriculum that leads to the Bachelor of Arts degree in more than 60 majors and pre-professional programs. For more information about Luther visit the college's website: http://www.luther.edu.