2020 FINANCIAL fraud summit

On Wednesday, November 18th, 2020InfraGard Birmingham Member’s Alliance and the FBI Birmingham Division presented the 2020 Financial Fraud Summit presented in partnership with:Kassouf & Co., P.C.Integrated Solutions &Warren Averett 270 attendees from financial institutions, professional firms, and law enforcement, attended the live event on Wednesday and came back to watch the recorded sessions on Thursday and Friday. The event was

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2020 healthcare fraud summit

On October 29th and 30th, 2020, the InfraGard Birmingham Member’s Alliance and the FBI Birmingham Division presented the 2020 Healthcare Fraud Summit in partnership with: Alabama Healthcare Executive Forum (AHEF)Alabama Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (ALHIMSS)National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE)Alabama Healthcare Financial Management Association (AHFMA)Alabama Association of Health Information Management (AAHIM)Southern Medical AssociationKassouf & Co., P.C. and

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IBMA Sept Meeting: India Vincent – Privacy & Breach Notification Law Update

India Vincent will update us on privacy & breach law and the far-reaching impact of the recently enacted California Consumer Privacy Act. September 8th, 11:30 to 1:00.  This will be an open meeting.  Guest of InfraGard members are welcome. India is a Partner and the Chief Privacy Officer at Burr Forman. India’s practice is devoted to helping clients identify, protect and

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2020 CyberNow Summit – IT’S A WRAP

The 5th Annual CyberNow Summit was held virtually through the Whova app on September 1 – 3, 2020. InfraGard Birmingham Member Alliance, TechBirmingham, and Central Alabama ISSA (Information Systems Security Association) presented this three-day event featuring the region’s top cybersecurity professionals for training, networking, business development, and engaging content. Over 300 attendees joined us for the two day event and 12

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Register Now for 08/11 Infracast: Ransomware Tales from the Trenches – Inside the Investigation, Negotiations, and Recovery

Even though COVID-19 is the biggest news of 2020, the cyber criminals have not taken a break. In fact, cyber incidents have continued to rise through the year, perhaps as the bad actors seek to take advantage of vulnerabilities in our “new normal” – everyone working from home. For our Chapter’s August meeting, David Forrestall, CISSP, CISA, the Founder and

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IBMA Infracast On Demand: Open Source Intelligence Investigative Tools and Trade-Craft

The agility of technology and stiffness of government created a class of criminal more headlong and destructive than any previously encountered. To combat these new culprits, fraud fighters must adapt their reactionary approach, which served them well for the previous century, for a proactive attitude to fight fraud on the digital frontier. Through attending this presentation, fraud fighters will add

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IBMA InfraCast On Demand: Facility Access Control Technologies During COVID-19

Watch this on demand: We welcome guests Mark Quimby, of Security Engineers, Inc., and Steve McClinton, Vice President of Sales at X.Labs, to discuss the challenges government and public facilities have faced during teh COVID-19 pandemic and emerging technologies organizations can use to monitor visitors and employees for signs of fever. Specific technologies discussed includes artificial intelligence (AI) based systems

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March IBMA Chapter Meeting: FBI ASAC Todd Bobe Presents 2013 Ricin Case

In April 2013, letters containing the biological toxin, ricin, were mailed to the US President, a US Senator, and a Mississippi judge. The letters were intercepted and discovered prior to reaching their recipients. The investigation involved multiple federal agencies, had several suspects, spurred two copy-cat investigations in the US, and resulted in the longest prison sentence for a weapon of

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February IBMA Chapter Meeting: China’s Counterintelligence Threat to Corporate America.

Ryan Schwoebel, SIU & AML Manager at Protective Life, spoke on China’s Counterintelligence Threat to Corporate America. Ryan’s presentation at the Kassouf & Co. Training Center in Birmingham was also simulcast to attendees at the Alabama Securities Commission offices in Montgomery and available via webcast. Ryan is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), and

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Infragard / CAISSA Joint Meeting: DHS Cyber Mission and Resources

We were very fortunate to welcome back Klint Walker, the Cyber Security Advisor for Region IV (SouthEast) of the Cyber Security and Infrastructure Security Agency, Department of Homeland Security. At the CSA, Klint is the liaison between Federal services and State, Local, territorial and Tribal Governments, Critical Infrastructure and Private Industry. He serves as the focal point for communications to

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