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Annual Federal Update from the FBI, NY Metro InfraGard, Secret Service and the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA)

(ISC)² Long Island Presents, “Annual Federal Update from the FBI, NY Metro InfraGard, Secret Service and the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA)”

Please join us for our July meeting featuring several topics and speakers from the FBI, the NCFTA, InfraGard and the US Secret Service. We are continuing the return to in-person meetings. This will be a hybrid event and will include Teams access for remote attendees and presenters.

Additional details and registration information can be found at the “Register Now” link below.  Members can get their promo codes by logging into the chapter website and going to their My Page”.  Sponsor promo codes have been previously distributed.  Non-members can register for a nominal fee.  The hybrid event will qualify for two CPEs.

5:15 – 6:00 In-Person Registration and Networking
5:30 – 6:00 Remote attendees join via Teams and can participate in virtual networking
6:00 – 6:10 Welcome and chapter updates
6:10 – 6:30 Speaker 1: Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) Briefing
6:30 – 6:55 Speaker 2: Cyber Threat Landscape, National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA)
6:55 – 7:15 Speaker 3 FBI Digital Forensics
7:15 – 7:35 Speaker 4 – Cybersecurity Advancement: The Transformational Role of Public- Private Partnerships
7:35 – 8:00 Speaker 5 – An overview of the United States Secret Service (USSS) Digital Forensics program
8:05 Session Wrap-up

Speaker 1:

Sarah Tate, Analyst with FBI/Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)

Abstract: Internet Crimes Complaint Center (IC3) Briefing

Sarah Tate has been with the FBI for eleven years and started at the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) division in 2012. In 2020, she moved to the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) and an analyst on the Recovery Asset Team. She focuses on initiating the financial fraud kill chain (FFKC) primarily on Business Email Compromises as well as providing case support and analysis for FBI field offices, local and state law enforcement, international partners, and the private sector.

Speaker 2:

SSA Brad Carpenter,  FBI Cyber Division

Abstract:  Cyber Threat Landscape and Public-Private Collaborative Partnerships

Brad Carpenter is a Supervisory Special Agent with FBI Cyber Division and manages FBI Operations at the National Cyber Forensics Training Alliance in New York City. In his role, Brad leads innovative FBI cyber initiatives which help critical infrastructure companies to proactively manage and mitigate cyber risks. With 20 years of experience as a Special Agent, Brad has extensive knowledge investigating computer intrusions targeting the financial sector, hackers operating on the dark web actors, and criminals laundering  cryptocurrencies to facilitate their criminal operations. On the leadership team with the FBI New York Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF), he coordinated threat response and crisis management at high profile Special Events.  During his tenure with the FBI, Brad has been assigned to the FBI Boston and New York Field Offices, Cyber and Counterterrorism Divisions in Washington DC, US Embassy London, and several other international deployments.  Brad has served as an FBI Instructor conducting domestic and international trainings on Cybercrime and is a trusted advisor to corporate executives and boards on cybersecurity risks. Brad was an Account Executive providing enterprise software solutions to government and Fortune 500 companies prior to his appointment as an FBI Special Agent.

Speaker 3:

Briana Nicole Whelan, FBI Digital Forensics

Abstract: Brief overview of the FBI CART program, working with the FBI, some of our best practices when triaging and obtaining data of enterprise systems

Brief Bio: Briana Whelan is a Digital Forensic Examiner for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Prior to joining the FBI, Ms. Whelan earned her bachelors degree in information science. She joined the FBI as an honors intern in the Summer of 2019, where she was assigned to the Computer Analysis Response Team (CART). Throughout the course of her internship, she was also able to earn her Masters Degree in Cyber Security at Fordham University. In February of 2020, Ms. Whelan was invited to join the CART team as a full-time digital forensic examiner. In this role, she has processed and analyzed thousands of digital evidence items in support of hundreds of cases across the country and on several deployments around the world. Over the past three years, Ms. Whelan worked her way through the rigorous FBI digital forensics program and obtained certification in Digital Forensics. Ms. Whelan specializes in cellphones, being one of the three CART members who manage the intake of all advanced extractions of cellphones that come through the New York Office.

Speaker 4:

Jennifer Gold, President and Board Chair, NY Metro InfraGard Members Alliance

Abstract: Cybersecurity Advancement: The Transformational Role of Public-Private Partnerships

InfraGard serves as a vital partnership between the FBI and private sector members to safeguard critical infrastructure in the United States. This collaboration enables seamless communication, linking infrastructure owners and operators with the FBI for education, information sharing, networking, and workshops focused on emerging technologies and threats. InfraGard’s membership consists of carefully vetted individuals, including business leaders, entrepreneurs, legal professionals, security personnel, government officials, IT experts, academics, and law enforcement representatives, dedicated to providing industry-specific insights and advancing national security.

Jennifer Gold serves as the President and Board Chair of the New York Metro InfraGard Chapter, a public-private partnership with the FBI. She is also a co-founder of the National AI and Cybersecurity ISAO.

Currently, Jennifer leads the Threat Intelligence unit at Apollo Information Systems.

Before her current role, Jennifer held the position of Chief Technology Officer at Risk Sigma7 Holdings. She has also held technology leadership roles at reputable institutions such as JPMorgan Chase, BNY Mellon, AQR Capital Management LLC, The Carlyle Group, Citigroup, Lava Trading, ABN AMRO, and MTV Networks.

Jennifer actively participates in security-focused organizations, including the Association of Former Intelligence Officers, the United States Secret Service Cyber Fraud Task Force, and the United States Marine Corps Cyber Auxiliary. She has earned several industry certifications in cybersecurity, including those from the Global Cyber Institute and UCLA Cybersecurity for CISOs Certification. She is also certified as a Cyber Crime Investigator by the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) and holds the Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE) credential.

Speaker 5:

Nick Manago, US Secret Service

Abstract: An overview of the United States Secret Service (USSS) Digital Forensics program, specifically the Digital Evidence and Advanced Data Recovery Laboratory located at the NY Field Office and working with the USSS in both an investigative and protective capacity.

Nick Manago is a Digital Forensics Examiner in the USSS Electronic Crimes Special Agent Program (ECSAP). He has been with the USSS for four years during which he has participated in a large number of criminal investigations, protective assignments, and training courses. Prior to be in the USSS, Nick served in the US Army for four years and left the Army as a Captain. He is a graduate of Wake Forest University with a degree in Economics.


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Jul 18 2023


5:15 pm - 8:30 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Jul 18 2023
  • Time: 5:15 pm - 8:30 pm


HHH Public Library
Presentation Room 111,55 Vanderbilt Pkwy, Dix Hills, NY 11746
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