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September Meeting: Current cyber threat picture in Northern Alabama
September 4, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
MEMBERS ONLY – ALL attendees must RSVP (with or without lunch).
THIS IS A MEMBERS ONLY MEETING. Only InfraGard members can attend. No guests are permitted.
Title: Current cyber threat picture in Northern Alabama
Speaker: SSA Darren J. Mott, FBI
Description: SSA Mott will discuss the current cyber threat picture in Northern Alabama to include the evolving nature of the cyber threat and the rise of the state-sponsored cyber actor in Northern Alabama and how to protect your personal and business computer networks.
Speaker Bio:: Darren J. Mott is the Supervisory Special Agent for the Counterintelligence Program for the Birmingham Division of the FBI. This program works with other USIC partners to detect, deter, and neutralize the threat of hostile nation intelligence services active in Northern Alabama. SSA Mott entered on duty with the FBI in 1999 and has worked both the counterintelligence and cyber threats during his career. SSA Mott has worked in the Charlotte and Cleveland Field Divisions and worked at the national program level at FBIHQ. SSA Mott was responsible for building a working relationship between the FBI and Russian Federal Security Service to combat the cyber threat and he created the first national level program blending the counterintelligence and cyber disciplines within the FBI. The Birmingham Division operates its counterintelligence program out of the Huntsville Resident Agency and has primary responsibility for mitigation of counterintelligence and cyber threats present in Cummings Research Park. SSA Mott holds two Masters Degrees, the most recent, obtained in 2018, being in Cybersecurity Policy and Risk Analysis.
Lunch will be $15 from McAlister’s Deli. Menu selections are:
- Club sandwich box
- Traditional box
- The Veggie box
- Harvest chicken salad sandwich box
- Tuna salad sandwich box
- The Memphian box
- Wrap box
Earn 1 hour of continuing education unit
Note: Our host request we park at the rear of the building. There is ample parking available.
Make sure your RSVP by the Monday before at 8:00am and don’t forget to mark you lunch order.