Author Archives: Birmingham Infragard Outreach

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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Infragard / TechBirmingham Joint Meeting: Gary Warner Cyber Security Year in Review

In our first joint meeting with TechBirmingham, Gary Warner presented his Security Year in Review to over 100 attendees at Regions Auditorium. This very popular and informative presentation regarding significant trends and events in cybercrime was the capstone to our year. Gary has been with UAB over ten years and serves as the Director of Research in Computer Forensics. Check

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2019 FINANCIAL FRAUD SUMMIT

Presented by: November 6, 2019 – 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM Trussville Civic Center InfraGard Birmingham Members Alliance and the FBI Birmingham Office presented the 2019 Alabama Financial Fraud Conference, hosted in partnership with Regions Bank, Kassouf & Co., P.C., ASIS Birmingham Chapter, and DarkTower. Over 230 financial and law enforcement professionals attended this full day event. This event was approved

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2019 ALABAMA HEALTHCARE FRAUD SUMMIT

Presented by: September 20, 2019 – 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Birmingham, Alabama at The Club Experts from the FBI, the US Attorney’s Office, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, and the legal community came together for this unique educational opportunity. Physicians, practice managers, compliance officers, and other healthcare organization stakeholders learned about: CMS Fraud – How to Detect,

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Department of Homeland Security Bomb Detection and Threat Management Training coming in July

  Birmingham InfraGard Members Alliance and The Department of Homeland Security Office of Bombing Prevention have partnered with Vulcan Materials and Security Engineers Incorporated to bring a critical three day training event on bomb detection and bomb threat management to Central Alabama. The training is free and open public and private sector emergency management officials, security officers, law enforcement and first

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Smart Cities and Data Collection

The Gregarious Pessimists View of the Death of Privacy: Smart Cities and Data Collection Jason “EJ” Smith, MEng Foresite Group Date And Time Tue, July 9, 2019 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CDT Click Here for Eventbrite (Contact secretary@birmingham-infragard.org for password) An Extremely Short History of the Concept of Smart Cities, a discussion of big, and and open, Data’s Role

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