IT faculty member consulted for online article

Published 11.18.2019


Lisa BockAn associate professor of computer information technology at Penn College is extensively quoted in "Steganography makes a comeback," an article published over the summer and only recently brought to PCToday's attention. Lisa Bock, associate professor of computer information technology, is identified as "one of the world’s top steganography experts as it relates to cybersecurity." In the article, written by Ohio-based journalist Kevin Williams for, Bock explains the sudden increase in hackers' affinity for steganography − concealing secret data within a nondescript file or message in order to avoid detection by unintended recipients − and suggests how Managed Service Providers can be more vigilant in protecting their clients.