While we’re all on lockdown and self-quarantining, it’s clear that crooks, scammers, and cyber criminals of all ilks are working even harder than ever before to compromise victims. In an April 16, 2020 online panel hosted by the Aspen Institute, FBI Deputy Assistant Director Tonya Ugoretz said the number of reports to the FBI via the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has quadrupled during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cyber attackers are leveraging Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams, ransomware, Trojan Horse-like “free VPN” software, and fraudulent websites to target new victims, millions of whom are working from home now for the first time. This highlights the need for business leaders and IT audit to continue to enhance and monitor newly created processes , yet still allow exceptions to enable a mobile remote work force. Please join our moderator Scott Augenbaum, former FBI SSA with the Memphis FBI Cyber Crimes unit and best-selling author/speaker and our distinguished panel as they discuss threats and solutions in this new environment. Collectively, they represent nearly 100 years of experience in IT audit, cyber security, law enforcement, and client consulting in industries as varied as healthcare, finance, manufacturing, retail, legal, government, and businesses of all sizes. They are ready to talk about today’s teleworking challenges for businesses, their employees, and the IT, cyber security, and audit teams who are supporting them. You won’t want to miss it – please share with your colleagues.
Speakers: Moderator – Scott Augenbaum (Retired FBI, Consultant, Speaker, Author), Don Baham (President, Kraft Technology Group), Jacob Arthur (Partner, Formos Consulting), and Matt Dunn (Associate Managing Director, Kroll Cyber Risk Practice). Speaker bios below.
Date/Time: Friday, May 1, 2020 from 11:30AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Virtual. NOTE: A Zoom Webinar Link will be sent to registrants via email on Thursday, April 30
CPE: Up to 1 hours of credit will be issued to attendees.
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Scott Augenbaum (Moderator)
After joining the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the New York Field Office in 1988 as a support employee, Scott Augenbaum became a Special Agent in 1994 and was assigned to the Syracuse, New York Office, where he worked domestic terrorism, white collar and hate crimes, and all computer crime investigations. In October 2003, he was promoted to Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) at FBI Headquarters, Washington D.C in the Cyber Division, Cyber Crime Fraud Unit, and was responsible for managing the FBI’s Cyber Task Force Program and Intellectual Property Rights Program. In 2006 he was transferred to Nashville, TN and managed the FBI Memphis Division Computer Intrusion/Counterintelligence Squad in Nashville, TN.
Over the past three decades, Scott responded to thousands of Cyber Crime incidents and provided hundreds of computer intrusion threat briefings with the goal of educating the community on emerging computer intrusion threats and how to not to be the victim of a data breach. In January 2018, he retired from the FBI but is passionate about continuing to share his experience with groups and clients through interactive events and his best-selling book, The Secret to Cybersecurity.
Scott earned an MBA at American Sentinel University in Information Technology, and a Masters Certificate in Information Security Management from Villanova University and has earned six General Information Assurance Certifications (GIAC).
Don Baham CISSP, CISA, MCSE (Panelist)
Don Baham is President of Kraft Technology Group, LLC (KTG). Within his role, Don is responsible for delivering IT strategic planning and virtual CIO services, the development of client relationships, bringing new solutions to the market, and leading the strategic direction of KTG. Don has more than 20 years of experience in information technology with a blended background in technology consulting and architecture, information security and business development. Don is also the current VP of Middle TN ISACA and serves on the local ISSA and InfraGard chapter boards. He is an accredited trainer through APMG International.
Jacob Arthur, Ph.D, CPA, QSA, CEH, CTGA (Panelist)
Jacob is a Partner with Formos Consulting, LLC where he leads the Security and Technology practice area. His team’s expertise includes Security Program Roadmap and Management, Network Security Design and Assessment, Red Teaming/Penetration Testing, IT Audit, Systems Implementation, and Network Design and Management, and Emerging Technologies. He also enjoys teaching at Lipscomb University, where he works to introduce business students to the challenges of operating and securing enterprise systems, technology audit, and analytics.
Jacob is married with three children, and enjoys creating memories with family in his free time. He is originally from Nashville, Tennessee and earned degrees in Computer Science and Accounting from Lipscomb University in 2008, as well as a PhD in Computer Information Systems from Nova Southeastern University in 2017. Prior to his current role, Jacob served in various engineering, IT leadership and IT executive roles for companies ranging from 10 million to 2 billion in revenue. Jacob is also a past board member of Middle TN ISACA.
Matt Dunn, JD (Panelist)
Matt Dunn is an Associate Managing Director in Kroll’s Cyber Risk practice, based in Nashville. Matt serves Kroll’s clients with an exceptional combination of professional experiences garnered in his decades of service with the Federal Bureau of Investigation as well as in the practice of law handling litigation matters in both federal agency and private practice contexts. While with the FBI, many of Matt’s assignments involved global investigations, which informs his perspective on cyber and other threats.
Matt joined Kroll after a distinguished 20-year career with the FBI, where in his final three years he served as the Supervisory Special Agent overseeing the FBI Cyber Crimes/Counterintelligence Squad in Nashville. During his tenure, he oversaw national security and criminal computer intrusion investigations, particularly those impacting victims in the Middle District of Tennessee. Concurrently, he also served as the Supervisory Special Agent for the FBI Memphis Division SWAT Team, to which he was appointed in 2011.
Prior to this assignment, from 2010-2014, Matt served as the Supervisory Special Agent for the FBI Nashville Violent Crime Gang Task Force. In this role, he was responsible for investigations focused on gangs/criminal enterprises and the most violent criminal offenders operating in that region. Matt began his career with the FBI as a Special Agent in the Philadelphia Field Office in 1997, where he was assigned to the Latin American/Caribbean Drug Squad. He subsequently was promoted in 2002 to a Supervisory Special Agent in the FBI’s Terrorist Financing Operations Section in the Counterterrorism Division at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. His responsibilities involved coordinating terrorist financing investigations on high-profile counterterrorism cases among the FBI, other U.S. Intelligence Agencies, and foreign partner entities.
From 2005-2010, Matt served as an Assistant Legal Attaché and opened the Toronto Sub-Office of the FBI’s Ottawa Legal Attaché. During this time, Matt established productive liaison contacts to effectively coordinate multinational joint investigations with Canadian authorities where FBI criminal and national security investigations had a nexus to the Greater Toronto Area.
Matt received his JD from the University of Bridgeport School of Law and from 1992-1997, he served as an attorney in the Litigation Division of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Matt was also a partner at law firm Hoffman and Dunn from 1994-1997. He has an undergraduate BS degree from the University of Massachusetts. In 2008, Matt was awarded the FBI Director’s Award for Special Investigative Achievement, and in 2005 he was awarded the National Intelligence Community’s Certificate of Distinction.