InfraGard Quarterly Meeting
Topic: Cyber Crimes
This Quarterly Meeting is Thursday May 1, 2014, from 8:30 am – 11:30 am, at the Federal Reserve Bank's Moskow Auditorium (230 S. LaSalle, Chicago, IL). Doors Open at 8:00am.
**Guests are invited**
**Advanced Registration REQUIRED**
8:00am -- Doors Open
8:30am -- Welcome - InfraGard Board President & InfraGard Coordinator
8:45am -- Cyber Criminal Intelligence: Building and Supporting Intelligence Programs - Demetrios Lazarikos (Laz), IT Security Strategist with Blue Lava Consulting, LLC
Today's systems are rich with sensitive data. Vast solutions of intellectual property, financials, PII, credit information, and customer data have cyber criminals targeting and exploring companies at an alarming rate. As organizations mature their Information Security program, a solution that must be considered is how to incorporate cyber threat intelligence into the over all Information Security strategy. Laz will share his real world experiences, use cases, and ideas around integrating Cyber Criminal Intelligence into the Information Security and Risk Programs.
9:45am -- Break
10:05am -- Financially Motivated Computer Intrusions - FBI, Chicago
11:05am - 11:30 -- Wrap-up (General Announcements and Questions)
Demetrios Lazarikos (Laz) - Blue Lava Consulting IT Security Strategist and Former CISO for Sears Online
Laz works with Fortune 500 companies and emerging technology companies in building IT security, IT risk, and compliance solutions. He is the former CISO and the visionary behind the Information Security and Compliance team for the Sears Online Business Unit. In that role, Laz drove efforts in creating an Information Security and Fraud big data platform to combat cyber criminal activities and protecting the international business unit.
Prior to joining the Online retailer, Laz was the CISO for Silver Tail Systems where he built the Information Security and Compliance program from the ground up. Laz was hired post Series B venture-funding from Andreessen-Horowitz to promote the growth of marquee accounts in key verticals – Financial Services, Government, and eCommerce.
Laz is the inventor of several patents for controlling personally identifiable information, Information Security, and quantifying security risks. His involvement with security initiatives includes contributions for standards, policies, and frameworks regarding Information Security methodologies, Web application security, and IT risk.
While enlisted in United States Air Force (USAF), Laz was decorated twice, including two USAF Achievement Awards for using his expertise in the area of computer security, operational efficiencies, information technology, and for demonstrating outstanding efforts and leadership qualities at two highly visible USAF bases.
He holds a Bachelor's degree from Colorado State University, a Master’s in Computer Information Security (MCIS) from the University of Denver, a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Pepperdine University, and has earned several security and compliance certifications.
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