Chapter Meeting

Shedding Light on the Dark Web

 

We have seen more interest than ever before so, RSVP now!

 

Join us this Thursday for our educational event: Shedding Light on the Dark Web

 

Cost: Free for Members and Students (with valid Student ID). $20 for non-members

 

Non-Members can pre-pay for the event via PayPal:




 

Our guest speakers and panelists will offer you a unique opportunity to ask questions, discuss and learn more about what happens on the Dark Web and what we can do to protect ourselves:

 

  • Intsights:  Intsights is an intelligence driven security provider offering a subscription-based service which delivers rapid, accurate cyberthreat intelligence and incident mitigation in real time.
  • Peter Manning, Department of Homeland Security:  Peter spends his days watching what’s happening on the dark web.  Hear first-hand just what happens here!
  • Greg Squire, Department of Homeland Security: Greg spends his days prosecuting those nefarious characters that are doing business in the shadows.  How do you bring the anonymous to justice? 
  • Glen Mitchell, Partners HealthCare: We are thrilled to add Glen Mitchell of Partners HealthCare to our panel!  Glen tackles the tricky task of identifying, quantifying and understanding threats to Partners network space using his years of experience with data analysis and computer forensics. Hear how a true Threat Hunter spends his days!

 

If you’re not familiar with what the Dark Web is; it’s a part of the web that provides anonymous access to the Internet, specializing on allowing anonymous hosting of websites.  A place where identities and locations of its users stay anonymous and cannot be tracked due to the layered encryption system.  Due to its complexity and high level of encryption, websites are not able to track location of their users as well as the users are not able to get this information about the host. Thus, allowing users to talk, blog, and share files confidentially which makes it an ideal place illegal activities such as fraud, hacking, terrorism forums, and media exchange. (source Wikipedia)

 

When: September 21, 2017 from 3pm – 6pm, followed by a Networking Hour from 6pm – 7pm

 

Where:  Federal Reserve Bank, 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA

 

 

A Very Special Thank You to Our Event Sponsors:

We appreciate everything you do!

The Networking Hour is brought to you by:

IOvations is a cyber security value added reseller that works to protect our clients data in the data center, cloud, or end point.

Check Point Software Technologies is the largest network cyber security vendor globally, providing industry-leading solutions and protecting customers from cyberattacks with an unmatched catch rate of malware and other types of threats.

Refreshments during breaks is hosted by:

We help clients plan, build and run successful cyber security programs that achieve business objectives through our depth and breadth of cyber security offerings, extensive capabilities and proven expertise in cyber security.

 

 

Shedding Light on the Dark Web

September 21, 2017

 

Our next Eastern Massachusetts Chapter (ISC)2 Event: Shedding Light on the Dark Web is fast approaching and our space is filling up!  Please RSVP Today!

 

Cost: Free for Members and Students (with valid Student ID). $20 for non-members

 

Our guests will share their insights and guide our panel discussion:

 

  • Guy Nizen, CEO of Intsights:  Intsights is an intelligence driven security provider offering a subscription-based service which delivers rapid, accurate cyberthreat intelligence and incident mitigation in real time.
  • Peter Manning, Department of Homeland Security:  Peter spends his days watching what’s happening on the dark web.  Hear first-hand just what happens here!
  • Greg Squire, Department of Homeland Security: Greg spends his days prosecuting those nefarious characters that are doing business in the shadows.  How do you bring the anonymous to justice? 
  • Glen Mitchell, Partners HealthCare: We are thrilled to add Glen Mitchell of Partners HealthCare to our panel!  Glen tackles the tricky task of identifying, quantifying and understanding threats to Partners network space using his years of experience with data analysis and computer forensics. Hear how a true Threat Hunter spends his days!

 

If you’re not familiar with what the Dark Web is, it’s a part of the web that provides anonymous access to the Internet, specializing on allowing anonymous hosting of websites.  A place where identities and locations of its users stay anonymous and cannot be tracked due to the layered encryption system.  Due to its complexity and high level of encryption, websites are not able to track location of their users as well as the users are not able to get this information about the host. Thus, allowing users to talk, blog, and share files confidentially which makes it an ideal place illegal activities such as fraud, hacking, terrorism forums, and media exchange. (source Wikipedia)

 

When: September 21, 2017 from 3pm – 6pm, followed by a Networking Hour from 6pm – 7pm

 

Where:  Federal Reserve Bank, 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA

 

 

A Very Special Thank You to Our Event Sponsors: 

We appreciate everything you do!

 

The Networking Hour is brought to you by:

IOvations is a cyber security value added reseller that works to protect our clients data in the data center, cloud, or end point. 

 

Check Point Software Technologies is the largest network cyber security vendor globally, providing industry-leading solutions and protecting customers from cyberattacks with an unmatched catch rate of malware and other types of threats. 

 

 

Refreshments during breaks is hosted by:

We help clients plan, build and run successful cyber security programs that achieve business objectives through our depth and breadth of cyber security offerings, extensive capabilities and proven expertise in cyber security.

Threat Intelligence Seminar – June 18

The (ISC)2 Eastern Massachusetts Chapter will host an event based on Threat Intelligence. This topic will focus on Federal Investigations, Cyber Crime activity and tools for visibility.

Subject: Threat Intelligence: Federal Investigations, Cyber Crime Activity, Tools for visibility

Speaker #1: Jason Gonzalez is a partner at Nixon Peabody LLP, and is head of Nixon’s Privacy and Data Protection Practice Group. Jason is a former Assistant US Attorney at the US Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles, and also worked as a Managing Director at computer forensics and incident response firm Stroz Friedberg.
Topic: Jason will be speaking on defense perspectives on federal investigations and cybercrime.

Speaker #2: Adam Bookbinder is the chief of the Cybercrime Unit in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts. He has been an assistant U.S. Attorney since 1999, spending the past 11 years in the Cybercrime Unit and the previous four in the Economic Crimes Unit. Before joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, he worked as an assistant D.A. in the Essex County D.A.’s Office, an associate at Bingham, Dana, and Gould, and a clerk for Ninth Circuit Judge Stephen Trott. He has a B.A. from Dartmouth College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.
Topic: Priorities of the U.S. Attorney’s Office’s Cybercrime unit in the areas of computer crime, Intellectual Property Crime, and large-scale identity theft. Discuss lessons learned from cases involving cooperation and coordination with the private sector

Speaker #3: Matt O’Neill started with the Secret Service in 1998 in New Haven; he transferred to Washington, DC, in 2003 and spent four years on the Vice President’s Detail. In 2007, Matt transferred to the Manchester, NH, Resident Office. He primarily investigates cyber crimes such as ACH fraud, network intrusions, phishing, and POS terminal compromises and other types of financial crimes.
Topic: Matt will talk about the latest trends relating to online cyber fraud such as exploiting Apple Pay and other new payment systems as well as the online sale of personally identifiable information. Matt will compare and contrast identity fraud to credit card fraud and provide tips on how to protect yourself from being a victim

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