FBI InfraGuard Cyber Security

FBI-Seal

Elements Group attends the FBI Infragard session on cyber security hosted at the Cargill auditorium in Hopkins Minnesota.  Speakers representing the FBI and corporate security representatives presented on many topics including:

  • Overview of the national Infragard Organization
  • Technology Governance
  • Risk Management
  • Command and Control

The examples provided on current day threats and impacts directly to Minnesota based companies was very informative.   The sessions also provided an overview of a number of cutting edge technologies and their implications to cyber security.

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FBI InfraGard – Securing Facilities

FBI-Seal

Elements Group attends the FBI Infragard session on cyber security hosted at the Cargill auditorium in Hopkins Minnesota.  Speakers representing the FBI and security consulting representatives presented on many topics including:

  • Card Scanning Scams and Prevention
  • Security Facilities – Places of Worship

The complexity of security high publicly accessed facilities like places of worship was discussed breaking down the systems and organizations needed to be successful.

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FBI Compliance Academy

I attended the 1st FBI Compliance Academy in October of 2018.  This was a pilot offering of the program and was a one-of-a-kind outreach event between the FBI and various experts on substantive compliance and ethics topics facilitated by the Organizational Ethics & Compliance Program at the University of St. Thomas School of Law and Opus College of Business.

The FBI Compliance Academy is a multi-day event providing an overview of collaborative opportunities between the FBI and private sector partners.

Topics Included:

• Economic Espionage
• White-collar Crime
• The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
• Emerging cyber threats
• Export controls
• Risk Mitigation Planning
• Deadly Force Policy
• Situational Awareness for Violent Events

Many relevant case studies where shared spanning these topics and making it clear that all of these types of activities are happen right in your local city by providing both global and local examples.   It raises the bar of all employees and security professionals as to the level of capabilities your organization needs to develop to be on top of the latest security risks and how direct partnership with the FBI is a critical piece to your readiness and in direct involvement with criminal investigation and resolution for your organization.

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