InfraGard is a partnership between the FBI and the private sector. It is an association of persons who represent businesses, academic institutions, state and local law enforcement agencies, and other participants dedicated to sharing information and intelligence to prevent hostile acts against the U.S.

The Huntsville Chapter of InfraGard meets on the first Tuesday of every month. Meeting details are posted on this website at least one week prior to every meeting.


Cyber Fraud – The Near and Far Threat

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November 1, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

ALL attendees must RSVP (with or without lunch).

Note: Our host request we park at the rear of the building. There is ample parking available.

Speaker: John Boles, Senior VP – Corporate Security, Regions Bank
Sector: All
Topic: John Boles joined Regions Bank in 2015 as Senior Vice President, Corporate Security, directing the bank’s international and cyber investigations. Immediately prior to coming to Regions, Mr. Boles retired as Assistant Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation, where he led the FBI’s international operations and investigations with personnel in 85 countries. Prior to his appointment as Assistant Director, Mr. Boles served as Deputy Assistant Director, in charge of the FBI’s global cyber operations, including the National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force.

Mr. Boles served and investigated criminal and national security threats in numerous domestic and international offices, including assignments to the US Embassies in Ukraine and Belarus.

A graduate of the University of Georgia, Mr. Boles served in the US Navy aboard surface and subsurface combatants.

A buffet lunch (Ted’s BBQ) is offered for $20 (must show receipt).
Earn 1 hour continuing education unit.

Make sure your RSVP by October 31st at 8:00am and don’t forget to mark you lunch order.

Identity Theft Conference

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September 6, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

ALL attendees must RSVP.

Protecting Your Identity

  • Is someone using your personal information to open accounts, file taxes, or make purchases?
  • What can you do to keep your personal info secure?
  • Are identity protection services worth the cost? What about credit freezes?
  • What can you do if you become a victim of identity theft?

Learn what to know and what to do directly from the experts!

Data security resources help businesses of any size protect their customers and meet their legal obligations.

Terrorist Explosive Device Analytical Center (TEDAC) Overview

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August 2, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

ALL attendees must RSVP (with or without lunch).

Note: Our host request we park at the rear of the building. There is ample parking available.

Speaker: TEDAC Director Greg Carl
Sector: All
Topic: The mission of TEDAC is to coordinate and manage the unified effort of law enforcement, intelligence, and military assets for the forensic and technical exploitation of IEDs of interest to the U.S. government worldwide, in an effort to provide actionable intelligence to the offensive missions against terrorism and to the Force Protection mission.

A buffet lunch is offered for $20 (must show receipt).
Earn 1 hour continuing education unit.

Make sure your RSVP by August 1st at 8:00am and don’t forget to mark you lunch order.

FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center

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June 21, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

NOTE: This event is at a different location. It is at the Social Security Administration HQ in Birmingham.

Advanced registration is REQUIRED. Guests are welcome, but MUST be registered.

InfraGard Birmingham Member Alliance and InfraGard Huntsville Member Alliance invites you to an afterhours combined meeting

Speaker: Supervisory Special Agent Regina Burris, FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (www.ic3.gov)

Topic: The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center – Overview; Current Fraud Trends; How IC3 operates and how consumers can use the system.

Location: Social Security Administration Headquarters – 1200 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35285

OPSEC Failures

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May 3, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

ALL attendees must RSVP and must present receipt for lunch.

Note: Our host request we park at the rear of the building. There is ample parking available.

Speaker: Ryan Averbeck, Ph.D., Chief, Research & Technology Protection Center – South and AMC Research & Technology Protection Branch

Topic: Dr. Ryan Averbeck is the Chief of Army Materiel Command’s Research and Technology Protection Branch and the Chief of the Army Research and Technology Protection Center – South at Redstone Arsenal, AL. He has worked in the intelligence and national security field for the Department of Defense, NASA, and industry partners for the past two decades. He specializes in identifying and protecting critical technologies and systems that provide a battlefield and economic advantage to the United States. He holds multiple certifications ranging from DoD acquisition program management, DoD International Affairs Security Assistance Management, Information Systems Security Professional, NSTISSI 4011 certification; and export controls certifications.
He received a Ph.D. with a specialization in Computer and Information Security from Northcentral University; an M.B.A. in International Business from Baker College; and Bachelor degrees in Criminal Justice and History from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is also a graduate of the U.S. Marine Corps Command and General Staff Course, the Army Intermediate Level Education Course, and the Senior Manager Course in national security at George Washington University’s Elliot School of International Affairs.

A buffet lunch is offered for $15 (must show receipt)

Earn 1 hour continuing education unit.

Make sure you RSVP by May 2nd at 8:00am and don’t forget to mark your lunch order.

Information Sharing Analysis Centers and their role in the critical infrastructure protection

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April 5, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

ALL attendees must RSVP and must present receipt for lunch.

Note: Our host request we park at the rear of the building. There is ample parking available.

Speaker: Steve Lines, DIBISAC

Topic: The new Information Sharing Analysis (ISAC) organizations established is by Executive Order 13691 and standards development. ISACs develop partnerships with governments and agencies such as DHS Cyber information Sharing Collaboration Program (CISCP); UK Critical information Sharing Program (CISP); National Council of ISACs and Network Security Information Exchange (NSIE) as well as partnerships with Customs on counterfeit technology. All of these organizations can be leveraged to enhance the protection of your company and your customers through the power of collaboration. Other discussions include the evolving threat of ransomware impacting multiple sectors as well as tornado preparedness; new developments in technology for the first responder community.

A BBQ buffet lunch is offered for $15 (must show receipt)

Earn 1 hour continuing education unit.

Make sure you RSVP by April 4th at 8:00am and don’t forget to mark your lunch order.

Current Financial Fraud Trends

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March 1, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

ALL attendees must RSVP and must present receipt for lunch

Note: Our host request we park at the rear of the building. There is ample parking available

Born and raised in Huntsville, Jonathan is a graduate of the University of Alabama. He has worked for Redstone Federal Credit Union for the past twenty-seven years serving in a variety of roles. He is currently serving as Assistant Vice President of Security and Investigations and has held that role since 2009.

Jonathan is current member and former Chapter Chair of ASIS International. He has served the Huntsville Area Crime Stoppers program for the past seventeen years and is a former Board President. A 2014 graduate of the FBI Birmingham Citizen’s Academy, he currently serves as the Alumni Association’s Executive Vice President.

A buffet lunch is offered for $15 (must show receipt)

All attendees must RSVP no later than February 29.

Earn 1 hour continuing education unit.

The Faces of Cybersecurity Threats

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February 2, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

ALL attendees must RSVP and must present receipt for lunch

Note: Our host request we park at the rear of the building. There is ample parking available

Shane Hammett is a former DHS cybersecurity threat professional and senior policy advisor with over 17 years of experience in the field. Shane has provided Federal, Commercial, and State & Local Government organizations with policy and architecture guidance. Shane has also provided oversight into technical programs for state fusion centers throughout the southeast. He has worked with governors to better understand risk mitigation technics and provided clarity to homeland security directors on critical infrastructure efforts throughout his career. Shane has been a visionary on complex and technical matters of bridging the public/private information sharing initiatives.

Cost to attend is $15 and includes a buffet lunch.

Earn 1 hour continuing education unit.

FBI Cybersecurity Mission

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December 1, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

ALL attendees must RSVP and must present receipt for lunch

Mr. Good was appointed Deputy Assistant Director of the FBI’s Cyber Intelligence, Outreach, and Support Branch in March 2015. In this position, Mr. Good supports the Cyber Division’s mission to identify, pursue, and defeat cyber adversaries targeting global U.S. interests by overseeing efforts to enhance strategic partnerships and intelligence coordination. Prior to this role, Mr. Good was senior Special Assistant to the Deputy Director, providing support and guidance on a range of matters related to the day-to-day oversight of the Bureau’s activities and 36,000 employees. Cost to attend is $25 and includes a buffet lunch provided by Ted’s BBQ.

This event is open to members of the Huntsville InfraGard chapter, members of the Birmingham/Huntsville FBI Citizen’s Academy Alumni Association, and others by invitation. Advance tickets are required. Please bring your paper ticket with you to the event.