Semi-Annual Federal Update from the FBI, NY Metro InfraGard and the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA)
(ISC)² Long Island Presents, “Semi-Annual Federal Update from the FBI, NY Metro InfraGard and the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA)”
Please join us for our June meeting featuring several topics and speakers from the FBI, the NCFTA and InfraGard. 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.
5:15 – 5:45 In-Person Registration and Networking
5:45 – 5:55 Welcome and Chapter Updates
5:55 – 6:20 IC3 2021 Trends in Internet Crime Reporting
6:20 – 6:45 2021 Cyber Threat Landscape from the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA)
6:45 – 7:10 FBI’s Computer Analysis & Response
7:10 – 7:30 InfraGard NY Metro Chapter ? All you need to know and more?
7:30 Session Wrap-up
Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) 2021 Report Review
Abstract: Internet Crimes Complaint Centers (IC3) history and duties including statistical data from the 2020 IC3 Annual Report. The presentation will focus on the IC3s Recovery and Investigative Development Team (RaID) and the actions involved with the Financial Fraud Kill Chain (FFKC) when related to a Business Email Compromise (BEC).
James T. Harris, Jr. is a Supervisory Management and Program Analyst (SMAPA) with the FBI Cyber Division. He is currently assigned to the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) where he supervises the Cyber Threat Team. Harris joined the FBI in 1995 as a Special Agent and was first assigned to the Miami Field Office where he investigated a variety of complex financial crimes and foreign counterintelligence matters. He became an FBI certified Digital Evidence Forensic Examiner and transferred to the Louisville Field Office. In Louisville he investigated a variety of matters related to complex financial crimes, violent crimes, civil rights violations, and cybercrime. He was appointed the first Laboratory Director of the Kentucky Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory. In 2010 he was promoted to Supervisory Special Agent and transferred to the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division, Global initiatives Unit, and supervised the collection of fingerprints and other biometrics from subjects of international terrorism and transnational organized crime investigations. In 2012 he transferred to the Charleston, WV Resident Agency and supervised domestic terrorism, cybercrime, and violent criminal matters. In 2015 he transferred back to the CJIS Division as an SSA in the National Threat Operations Center. In 2018 he transferred to the IC3 to supervise the Cyber Threat Team. In December 2020 Harris retired as an SSA from the FBI, then returned as an SMAPA in February 2021. Harris has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Kentucky and worked for a software development company in Lexington, KY prior to joining the FBI.
National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA)
Abstract: 2022 Cyber Threat Landscape. It includes general intro to the threat actor motivations, threats we are seeing, and details some of the specific issues we see via Private Industry Notifications (PINs) and Fellow Law Enforcement Agencies Securing the Homeland (FLASH) reports.
Brad Carpenter is a Supervisory Special Agent with FBI Cyber Division and currently manages FBI Cyber Operations with the National Cyber Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA) in New York. As an FBI Special Agent for over 18 years, he has been responsible for investigating computer intrusions targeting the financial sector, cybercrime, and various financial crimes to include money laundering and terrorist financing. Prior to his current role, he managed cyber investigations for FBI New York and was also assigned to the FBI New York Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF), responsible for the incident response to terrorist threats throughout New York City and at high profile Special Events. During his tenure with the FBI, Mr. Carpenter has also been assigned to the FBI Boston Field Office, FBI Counterterrorism Division in Washington DC, US Embassy London, and several other international deployments. As an FBI Instructor, he has conducted domestic and international trainings on Cyber Crime, Anti-Money Laundering, and Terrorist Financing. Mr. Carpenter was a business development professional in the IT Sector, servicing Fortune 500 companies prior to his appointment as an FBI Special Agent.
FBI’s Computer Analysis & Response This session will provide an overview of the FBI New York’s Computer Analysis Response Team. Attendees will benefit from their understanding of what to expect, engage, prepare and respond to an investigation or routine interaction.
Supervisory Special Agent Frank Artusa is an 18 year veteran of the FBI and currently manages FBI New York’s Computer Analysis Response Team. In this position Frank oversees a team of 26 Forensic Examiners who are responsible for the acquisition, preservation, and exploitation of digital evidence. Frank also worked counterterrorism investigations for 12 years and is a veteran of the United States Air Force. Prior to his tenure with the FBI, Frank also worked in various information technology roles at Stanford University and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
InfraGard: All you need to know and more
Abstract- What is Infragard and how to get engaged?
Jennifer Gold is the president of the New York Metro InfraGard Chapter, the FBI’s public-private partnership. She is a proponent of public-private partnerships and is a co-founder and co-chair of the United States National A.I. and Cybersecurity ISAO.
Ms. Gold is currently employed as a senior technology strategy consultant at JPMorgan Chase. She formerly served as the COO/CAO of Network Engineering and Network Security at BNY Mellon. She was previously the vice president of engineering at AQR Capital Management LLC and the vice president of Global Technology and Solutions at The Carlyle Group.
Ms. Gold has also held technology leadership positions at Citigroup, Lava Trading, ABN AMRO, and MTV Networks.
She is a recognized cybersecurity subject matter expert who contributes to national cybersecurity standards. Her areas of expertise include artificial intelligence, cryptography, risk management, systems and network engineering, cloud technologies, and architecture. Her background includes consulting for the defense and intelligence communities, as well as over twenty years in the financial sector.
Ms. Gold serves in the Cyber Auxiliary of the United States Marine Corps.
She is a member of the Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO), the US Secret Service Cyber Fraud Task Force (CFTF), the Cybersecurity and Women in Security Committees of the US State Department Overseas Advisory Committee (OSAC), the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA International), The Intelligence National Security Alliance (INSA), and the High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA).
Ms. Gold received the Cybersecurity for CISOs Certification from the UCLA Global Cyber Institute. She is a Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE). She graduated from the FBI’s New York Citizens Academy in 2021. She is certified in numerous domains, including OSINT, Cyber Warfare, and Counterintelligence. Ms. Gold is a student in Harvard Business School’s Data Science cohort.
She was a 2017 92Y Extraordinary Women (Emily Rosenthal) Award contender for her community and educational efforts. She earned the Greater New York Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Women’s History Award for technical leadership and creating cybersecurity job opportunities for NYC Veterans. In 2018, the New York State Comptroller’s Office recognized her efforts to veterans’ affairs. In 2020, she and her team were awarded the United Nations’ “A.I. for Good” Award for EMTAssist. The Department of Defense recognized her for “Excellence Through Competition” for the US Marine Corps Cyber War Games in 2020 and 2021, and InfraGard National honored her with the National Sector Chief of the Year Award (Northeast), in 2021.