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UW CISO: Preventing and Identifying Fraud in Survey Data Collection


Join the Office of the CISO for an Information Security Briefing
Thursday, May 13, 1:00-2:00
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This month’s topic:
Preventing and Identifying Fraud in Survey Data Collection
Presented by Christine Leibbrand, MA, PhD, Research Scientist and Training Director, Department of Sociology

With a plethora of online platforms for collecting survey data, advertising surveys, and paying participants, it has become easier than ever to collect survey data. However, with those opportunities has come increasing risk that survey data will be hacked and the tools fraudsters have to hack surveys have become increasingly sophisticated. This workshop will serve as an introduction to ways in which your survey may be hacked, factors that increase your risk of experiencing fraud in your results, and strategies for preventing and identifying fraud in your data. This workshop is especially suited to researchers who are interested in fielding surveys through online platforms such as REDCap, Qualtrics, or Survey Monkey.

Date: Thursday, May 13
Time: 1:00-2:00
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Missed the presentation? The recording is available here