Local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies across Texas rely on the US Secret Service Regional Forensic Lab. Today, TSA Skoby will share (as much as he’s allowed) some of the cutting-edge practices used by the lab for prosecuting criminals. It’s not just ransomware and business email compromise – but also robberies and homicides that have a cyber element; this is when agencies across Texas rely on the Digital Forensics Lab.
Ever wondered what happens to those confiscated laptops? Server images with advanced malware? How about when digging information from a biometric-locked mobile device that can prove to be the lynchpin of a criminal investigation? These agents spend their days working behind the scenes, doing the stuff we’ve all seen depicted in the movies and TV crime dramas.
More importantly, they will explain for the Data Connectors audience what cybersecurity leaders can do to make themselves more secure. They’ll cover how to assure employee user agreements are in place, how to think about logging and audit, systems to consider, relationships to have in advance of a breach that could save you from problems down the road. Relating local stories that may seem familiar from headlines, this exclusive insight into the digital forensics’ lab will be a unique opportunity to learn about the innovative and exciting tactics used by the Secret Service to protect citizens and financial infrastructure.