FBI Baltimore 24th Citizens Academy: Accepting Applications through 8/10/2018

posted Jul 26, 2018, 7:57 AM by N M   [ updated Aug 6, 2018, 7:30 AM ]

A message from the FBI Baltimore Field Office Community Outreach Specialist, Marvella Gray:

We are pleased to announce that the Baltimore Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is hosting our 24th Citizens Academy.  The Academy is a multifaceted tool to accomplish several important things:  providing education and awareness of FBI operations and jurisdictions; constructing firm relationships with community leaders; and enhancing the Community Outreach Program through continued dialogue and interaction with the community itself.  The class consists of community business, civic, media executives, and religious executives/leaders in the Maryland and Delaware areas.

 

The sessions will be held on eight consecutive Tuesdays from September 25 through November 13, 2018 (6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.).  The Range Day date has not been set.   The graduation is on November 13, 2018.  If you can’t attend, we would like you to nominate an executive member of your staff. 

 

During these sessions, substantive presentations are made by FBI instructors regarding various investigative programs including Terrorism, Violent Crime, Human Trafficking, Active Shooter, Public Corruption, Civil Rights, Cyber Crime, Counterintelligence, Forensics Overview and an Interactive Demonstration, and Recruitment/Hiring Initiatives.  The range session will be held at the firearms range where you will view weapons of mass destruction and SWAT demonstrations.  In addition, you will participate in a firearms exercise.

 

Successful completion of the academy requires your attendance at all sessions.  If you wish to attend the academy, please complete the application online at:  https://forms.fbi.gov/citizens-academy-application-baltimore/view.  The deadline for applications is August 10, 2018.  If you are selected, a formal letter will be sent to you.

 

If you have questions about the FBI's Citizens Academy, you may visit our website at https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/baltimore/community-outreach or contact Community Outreach Specialist Marvella Gray at (410) 277-6289 or mgray@fbi.gov.

Seminar 8/9/2018: A Day on the INLETS: Elements of an Active Shooting

posted Jul 26, 2018, 7:44 AM by N M   [ updated Jul 26, 2018, 7:45 AM ]


The FBI in Washington DC and Baltimore, the Maryland Coordination & Analysis Center, and the InfraGard chapters in Maryland and the National Capital Region invite you to:


A Day on the INLETS: Elements of an Active Shooting

Thursday
August 9, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Silver Spring, MD
 
For more, go to:https://inletsactiveshootersummer2018.eventbrite.com

The agenda features a holistic view from indicators of those on the trajectory towards violence, mass casualty events and civilians, then continues through the mitigation of the event including providing victim assistance and media coordination.
 
Presenters from the FBI in Baltimore and Washington, DC, will provide presentations on the following, including:

  • Pre-indicators of Active Shooters
  • Considerations for Schools and Houses of Worship
  • Case study of the 2013 Washington Navy Yard
  • A Citizen's Response to an Active Shooter Event
  • Media Considerations
  • Victim Assistance Considerations

Student aid materials provided on:

  • Crisis Communication
  • Victims of Crime
  • Cyber threats
  • Extremist and Hate Groups
  • Active Shooter
  • Trafficking
  • and other topics

The registration price includes: All-day seminar, Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Snack, student materials, and Certificate of Attendance.


We look forward to seeing you, On The INLETS!

Seminar 4/25/2018: A Day on the INLETS: Insider Threat Investigation Workshop

posted Mar 6, 2018, 7:06 PM by N M   [ updated Apr 9, 2018, 2:12 PM ]

The FBI's Baltimore and Washington, DC offices and the InfraGardNCR & Maryland chapters present:

A Day on the INLETS: Insider Threat Investigations Workshop
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
James N. Robey Public Safety Training Center 
Marriottsville, Maryland

Subject matter experts for the private and public sectors various provide unique insight into the current methods and trends as it applies to the threat and vulnerability by those within the organization.

This one-day seminar is hosted by On The INLETS, a collaborative effort of the FBI's Baltimore and Washington, DC offices, the Maryland Coordination & Analysis Center, and InfraGard Maryland and InfraGardNCR - the host and fiduciary.

RSVP at https://dayontheinletsinsiderthreatmarch.eventbrite.com/

The registration price includes All-day seminar, Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Snack, and Certificate of Attendance.

Agenda (subject to change; will be updated as speakers confirm)

  8:00 am   Registration & Coffee
  9:00 am   Welcome
  9:05 am   Developing an Effective Program
10:30 am   Break
10:45 am   The Cyber Optic inside Insider Threats
12:00 pm   Lunch
 1:00 pm    Topic coming soon
 2:15 pm    Break
 2:30 pm    Insider Threat Case Study: Ana Montes 
 4:00 pm    Closing remarks and dismissal

Seminar 3/16/2018: Delaware InfraGard: Conquering the New Threats

posted Feb 20, 2018, 5:37 PM by N M   [ updated Feb 20, 2018, 5:38 PM ]

The Delaware InfraGard
Presents our 1st Quarter Meeting
“Conquering the New Threats”

(This meeting is open to all with registration)

Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/delaware-infragard-chapter-march-2018-conquering-the-new-threats-tickets-43305888077

Date: Friday, March 16, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM to Noon
Location: Delmarva Conference Center, 4100 South Wakefield Dr., Newark, DE 19702
Note: When using the internet map locators to get to this facility, search for North Wakefield Drive, Newark, DE 19702 or South Wakefield Drive and zip code 19702. Do not use street numbers in your search

Agenda: (Light refreshments will be served)
  8:00 am –   8:40 am  Registration & Networking
  8:40 am –   9:00 am  InfraGard Announcements
  9:00 am –   9:50 am  Blockchain Security
10
:00 am – 10:50 am  The National Guard & the state of Cyber response
11
:00 am – 11:50 am  The Hunt for IoT That Threatens Our Modern Way of Life
11:50 am – 12:00 pm  Spectre/Meltdown Update – Is it safe to patch yet!

Seminar 2/27/2018: A Day on the INLETS: Elements of an Active Shooting

posted Feb 15, 2018, 5:13 PM by N M   [ updated Feb 15, 2018, 5:14 PM ]

The FBI's Baltimore and Washington, DC offices, the Maryland Coordination & Analysis Center, and the InfraGardNCR & Maryland chapters invite you to:

 

A Day on the INLETS: Elements of an Active Shooting


Tuesday, February 27, 2018

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

St. John's College

Annapolis, MD

 

For more, go to https://inletsactiveshooterannapolis2017.eventbrite.com


Subject matter experts will provide blocks of instruction on public response to an active shooting event, mass casualty homicide investigations, the Washington Navy Yard Case Study, identifying pre-event indicators of active shooters, unique insight on the impact to houses of worship and schools, media considerations, and victim assistance.

 

Presenters from the FBI in Baltimore and Washington, DC, FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit, the Center for Personal Protection and Safety will participate in this holistic agenda, including:

 

  • Pre-indicators of Active Shooters
  • Considerations for Houses of Worship and Schools
  • Case study of the 2013 Washington Navy Yard
  • A Citizen's Response to an Active Shooter Event
  • Managing a Mass Casualty Crime Scenes
  • Media Considerations
  • Victim Assistance Considerations


The registration price includes All-day seminar, Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Snack, and Certificate of Attendance.


Seminar 1/30/2018: Terrorism Finance & Economic Crimes Workshop

posted Jan 9, 2018, 4:21 PM by Infragard MD   [ updated Jan 9, 2018, 4:39 PM ]

You are invited to the annual seminar on:


Terrorism Finance & Economic Crimes Workshop

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Columbia, Maryland


https://terrorismfinance2018.eventbrite.com


The FBI's Baltimore and Washington, DC offices, the Maryland State Fusion Center, and the InfraGardNCR & InfraGardMD chapters host this A Day on the INLETS seminar.


This program is designed for those in banking & finance sectors, international trade, risk management professionals, law enforcement investigators and analysts. 


We are pleased to announce that Mr. Yaya Fanouisie, Director of Analysis from the Federation for the Defense of Democracies will be presenting on International Terrorism Financing and Virtual Currencies, from his most recently reported data.  


And subject matter experts from the FBI will provide unique insight on the current methods and trends used by terrorist and criminal organizations to transfer and raise funds, and procure supplies.


The registration price includes: 

All-day seminar, Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Snack, and Certificate of Attendance.


For more information, go to: http://midatlanticinlets.com/wordpress/a-day-on-the-inlets-2018/


We look forward to seeing you there!

Webinar 9/27/2017: GENEDGE Elements of Cybersecurity/Information Security Plan

posted Sep 5, 2017, 9:33 PM by Infragard MD   [ updated Sep 5, 2017, 9:33 PM ]

Webinar Series • Elements of Cybersecurity/Information Security Plan • Sept 27

What: Elements of Cybersecurity/Information Security Plan: How and Why You Need One

Guest speaker: Carter Schoenberg is the founder and president at HEMISPHERE Cyber Risk Management. He is a Certified Information System Security Specialist with over 22 years of combined experience in criminal investigations, cyber threat intelligence, cyber security, risk management, and law. He is a cyber security subject matter expert supporting government and commercial markets to promote organizational alignment with his proprietary methodologies where cyber risk, legal exposure, and insurance underwriting considerations converge. > Follow here for his complete biography.

When: September 27 at 11:00 a.m. EDST

Cost: Free!

To register click on this link: https://cybersecurity-elements.eventbrite.com

• For any registration questions, please contact Mindy Priddy (276) 666-8890 x227 mpriddy@genedge.org

• For any questions regarding Cybersecurity Risk Management, please contact Roy Luebke (276) 732-8372 rluebke@genedge.org

 

The Commonwealth of Virginia and GENEDGE invite you to an upcoming webinar series. In this series, you will discover ways to improve your Cybersecurity posture and use a risk management approach to mitigate your total losses due to cyber attacks.

Event 9/15/2017: Responding to the Threats

posted Sep 2, 2017, 2:51 PM by Infragard MD   [ updated Sep 2, 2017, 2:59 PM ]


The Delaware InfraGard Members Alliance 

Presents our 3rd Quarter Meeting

“Responding to the Threats”

(This meeting is open to all with registration)

Note: When using the internet map locators to get to this facility, search for North Wakefield Drive, Newark, DE 19702 or South Wakefield Drive and zip code 19702. Do not use street numbers in your search

Agenda:

Light refreshments provided
8 am – 8:45 am Registration & Networking
8:45 am – 9 am InfraGard Announcements
9 am – 10 am Cyber Threat Landscape
10 am – 11 am Security Awareness & Training
11am – noon Physical Security Convergence

Register at: https://idmasummer2017.eventbrite.com

Presentation Details:

Cyber Threat Landscape: Responding to Ransomware

The Cyber threat landscape is evolving at an alarming pace. Ransomware & DDOS attacks are increasing in frequency, and are becoming highly profitable for the attackers behind them. These attackers are smart, well resourced, and motivated to steal money or information. Ransomware attacks are up 6,000% and driving the creation of a $440 billion-dollar industry.

Kevin Kelly comes to us with many years of cyber-security experience. He has worked in Banking Core Technology and security, with Polaris Financial Technology. With Identity and Access Management with IdenTrust and with EndPoint security with the global company, Kaspersky Lab. Kevin now works with enSilo, a security start-up, dealing with Post Infection Protection.


Security Awareness & Training: Best Practices, Future Directions, and what you can do NOW

Perry Carpenter currently serves as Chief Evangelist and Strategy Officer for KnowBe4, the world's most popular security awareness and simulated phishing platform.

Previously, Perry led security awareness, security culture management, and anti-phishing behavior management research at Gartner Research, in addition to covering areas of IAM strategy, CISO Program Management mentoring, and Technology Service Provider success strategies. With a long career as a security professional and researcher, Mr. Carpenter has broad experience in North America and Europe, providing security consulting and advisory services for many of the best-known global brands.

Perry holds a Master of Science in Information Assurance (MSIA) from Norwich University in Vermont, is a Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO, and a board member for Arkansas InfraGard.


Physical Security Convergence: Attacking Physical Access Control Systems from the Corporate Network

Historically physical security and cybersecurity have been distant cousins. Increasingly, however, physical security systems such as physical access control systems (PACS) and video surveillance systems are taking advantage of networking and wireless technologies that are well known to the hacker community. This presentation examines the implementation topology of the typical PACS system and how the different components of the system can be compromised. Often this can even be accomplished from the corporate/enterprise network.

Harry Regan manages the Securicon commercial security consulting team and is responsible for overseeing the execution of commercial engagements and coordinating with sales activities. He also serves as a senior technical resource in the assessment and compliance consulting teams. He has been fundamental to the expansion of Securicon's services into the Critical Infrastructure services arena, specializing on cybersecurtiy, operational and regulatory issues. Mr. Regan maintains an active presence in the Security community and has been a featured presenter at the RSA Security Conference, DEFCON, DerbyCon, Secure360, and a number of BSides around the country.

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For more information about the Delaware InfraGard,and for the application to join, please visit: www.InfraGard.org

Event 9/26/2017: Cyber Security in Corporate America

posted Aug 26, 2017, 8:06 AM by N M   [ updated Aug 29, 2017, 6:47 PM by Infragard MD ]

Cyber Security in Corporate America

Hardly a day goes by without learning of a new cyber attack:

  • Ransomware
  • Phishing and Whaling Scams
  • Cyber Espionage
  • Intellectual Property Theft
  • National Security Intrusions
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Business Continuity Planning

How will you respond?

This event is open to the public but pre-registration is required. 


RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cyber-security-in-corporate-america-tickets-37094863736

Keynote Speakers

Tunde Oni-Daniel is the Director of Information Security at Perdue Farms Inc. He provides executive leadership for enterprise risk management, security governance, information security, and regulatory compliance. He is an accomplished leader with 20 years of experience as a solutions provider and problem solver. His career spans federal, financial services, and commercial entities. Additional skills include military, intelligence, logistics, and telecommunications.

Darren Death is the Chief Security Officer at Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC), representing the business interests of 13,000 Iñupiaq Eskimo people inhabiting northwestern Alaska. Darren is responsible for the ASRC Enterprise Cyber Security Program which includes ASRC Federal and its parent company. The program includes a $4 billion portfolio of financial services, health care, construction, retail, energy, and federal government contracting.

Event Details

  • 7:00 AM: Sign-In, Breakfast, Networking
  • 7:30 – 9:00 AM: Program

InfraGard Maryland

The InfraGard Maryland Members Alliance (IMMA), a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the private sector, presents an overview of common cyber security threats facing our Corporate America. IMMA is dedicated to protecting the state’s critical infrastructure, including food production, transportation, communications, and the power grid. IMMA is an association of 800 Marylanders who represent businesses, academic institutions, and state and local law enforcement agencies dedicated to sharing information to prevent hostile acts against Maryland critical infrastructure. IMMA belongs to the InfraGard National Member Alliance (INMA), consisting of 60 chapters and 60,000 members nationwide.

Questions?
Hillary Wright
443-783-1566 Cell
hillrite@gmail.com

Event 9/19/2017 - Annual IMMA Meeting

posted Aug 21, 2017, 6:47 PM by Infragard MD   [ updated Aug 26, 2017, 8:08 AM by N M ]

The InfraGard Maryland Members Alliance (IMMA) cordially invites you to our annual meeting and dinner at St. John's College, Annapolis, 09/19/2017. Catering by Mission BBQ, craft beer and wine by Chesapeake Brewing Company.

Keynote Speaker: Matt Olsen,
Retired Director of the National Counterterrorism Center
and General Counsel of the NSA


Matt Olsen is a leading authority on national security, intelligence, and law enforcement, having played a critical role in shaping the nation’s counterterrorism and cyber security efforts. He was appointed by President Obama in 2011 to serve as the Director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC). Mr. Olsen led the government's efforts to integrate and analyze terrorism information and coordinate counterterrorism activities for three years. When he left the NCTC in 2014, President Obama credited Mr. Olsen with making the U.S. more secure, saying “Every American is safer because of his service.” Mr. Olsen was the General Counsel for the National Security Agency (NSA) prior to joining NCTC. He is a Harvard Law School graduate.


Guest Speaker: Special Agent Mike Miller
FBI Baltimore Field Office


Insiders still pose a significant threat to enterprises in addition to the rapid growth of malware and online dangers. According to Gartner, more than 70% of unauthorized data access is committed by an organization's own employees:

• Conducting cyber espionage
• Exploiting data via remote access software
• Transmitting sensitive information via e-mail and instant messaging

SA Miller joined the FBI in 2003, preceded by 11 years with the State of Florida law enforcement. He also spent 18 months at FBI headquarters as a FBI Supervisory Special Agent overseeing counterintelligence investigations. He further specialized in counter-proliferation investigations, focusing on cases to prevent export-controlled items from reaching adversarial countries’ military and weapons programs. He was selected as the Baltimore FBI Division’s Private Sector Coordinator and InfraGard Coordinator in June, 2017.

Cost 
• US Naval Academy Tour (optional): $12, 3:00-4:15 PM
• Dinner: $35 per person, cash bar, 4:30-8:00 PM, free parking
• Registration deadline for both: 09/15/2017, 5:00 PM
• Refunds unavailable

Details

• 3:00-4:15 PM: Special tour of the U.S. Naval Academy (more info. to follow)
• 4:30-5:00 PM: Cash bar, networking
• 5:00-6:00 PM: Buffet dinner
• 6:00-8:00 PM: Annual meeting, update from the Board of Directors, guest speakers, presentation of candidates for IMMA election.

Food 
• Catered buffet by Mission BBQ (vegetarian dish available - contact John Ward, Event Organizer: JWard@InfraGardMD.org, no later than 09/15/2017)

Parking
• Calvert Street Garage (free)
• 19 Saint Johns Street, Annapolis, MD 21401
• (410) 260-2900

Questions? Contact John Ward, Event Organizer: JWard@InfraGardMD.org

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