FBI Update: Cybersecurity Threats, Trends, and Strategies
Date: Friday, 10/11/19
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Harper College Main Campus, Performing Arts Center (PAC)
Click the RSVP button to reserve your spot for this fascinating talk by FBI Special Agent K.C. Bixby.
In the rapidly evolving world of the digital landscape, online vulnerabilities continue to grow and cybercrimes have accounted to $2 trillion in losses already in 2019 (Juniper Research). Malicious email, malware, social-engineering attacks and other cyber-threats continue to bombard personal users and small to large organizations. Back by popular demand, Special Agent Bixby, from the Chicago FBI Field Office, will provide an update to the current threats and trends in cybersecurity and how companies and individuals can apply safe computing practices and better prepare themselves against new cyber-attacks.
Special Agent K.C. Bixby (BIO): Special Agent Kenneth “K.C.” Bixby joined the FBI in 2011 and was stationed at his first office in Columbus, Ohio, where he worked Criminal Cyber Intrusions focusing on corporate data breaches, credit card fraud and Anonymous attacks. In 2015, he moved with his family back home to the Chicago Division, where he continues to work cyber threats, but now focuses on the National Security side of the house. When he is not fighting cyber criminals, he is a Negotiator on the Chicago Crisis Negotiation Team. SA Bixby holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University and holds A+, Net +, GISF, GSEC, GCIH, GCFE certifications.
This learning opportunity is being offered in collaboration with Harper IT, Human Resources, and Workforce Solutions during Cybersecurity month (October).