Gary Warner’s Year in Review 2016

Gary Warner gave an excellent presentation at this month's meeting. Many asked for a copy of his slides, so here they are. Permission is explicitly granted for the information to be used in other official InfraGard meetings.  InfraGard members are also granted permission to PRESENT this material themselves within their employing organization, but it is …

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December 13: Gary Warner’s Security Year in Review

Back by popular demand, our chapter co-founder will present a retrospective on this year of ransomware and other security topics. Check out his blog here for a preview of his research and other interests: http://garwarner.blogspot.com/ ***We will also have representatives from UAB at the meeting to accept a donation funding the new InfraGard Birmingham Gary …

November 8: Drones in Industry: Beyond Aerial Pictures, Capturing Actionable Data

Birmingham InfraGard Meeting Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2016 Meeting Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm Topic: Drones in Industry: Beyond Aerial Pictures, Capturing Actionable Data Drones have becomes a popular and contentious topic in today’s pop-culture, but when applied correctly this technology transforms from a simple toy to a powerful tool for many commercial industries. This lecture format presentation will …

October 11: Cyber Security Effort at UAB

Birmingham InfraGard Meeting Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 Meeting Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm Topic: Cyber Security Effort at UAB Speaker: Deidre Mitchell, Information Security Engineer I, University of Alabama at Birmingham Mitchell has been employed as an information security engineer in the central information technology division at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) for over four years. …

August 9: “Exploring the Social & Behavioral Science Underlying Social Media” by John Grimes

Birmingham InfraGard Meeting Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2016 Meeting Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm Topic: Exploring the Social & Behavioral Science Underlying Social Media In the wake of 911, then CIA Director George Tennant observed :"With our ever increasing dependence upon the internet, we have entrusted our national security and entire way of life to a technology that we barely …

July 12: “Ransomware Trends and Tactics” by Brendan Griffin with PhishMe

Birmingham InfraGard Meeting Date: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 Meeting Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm Topic: Ransomware Trends and Tactics Presenter: Brendan Griffin, Threat Intelligence Manager and malware analyst with PhishMe Brendan has spent the last several years reversing, including prominent botnet malware such as Dridex and Dyre along with the rising tide of encryption ransomware.  He oversees the production of daily …