RAND Expert to Testify on the Dark Web and the Illicit Use of Stolen Data


Lillian Ablon, information scientist at the RAND Corporation and a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School, will testify before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance addressing the role of cybercrime in a hearing on “After the Breach: the Monetization and Illicit Use of Stolen Data.”


Ablon will discuss:

  • The economics of cybercrime
  • The role of "Dark Web" marketplaces
  • The role of cryptocurrencies to facilitate the monetization of stolen data
  • How cyber criminals employ ill-gotten gains in legitimate financial systems.


2 p.m., ET, Thursday, March 15, 2018


Room 2128, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.


To arrange an interview, contact the RAND Office of Media Relations:
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(310) 451-6913, or
send an email to media@rand.org.

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