Follow the Money: Cyber Crime and the Black Market
Tuesday, March 17
12:30PM - 1:30PM
110 E 2nd St
What exactly happens when a cyber criminal steals your credit card number? Believe it or not, in a matter of a couple hours your personal information could have taken a trip to multiple countries before being sold on the Black Market. When it comes to cyber crime, the Internet is a global ecosystem and hackers know no borders. Come take a behind-the-scenes look as we follow a stolen credential’s international journey through the Black Market. See for yourself how cyber crime isn’t a single issue impacting one country, but rather a global issue impacting consumers, corporations and governments around the world. In what country will our stolen credential end up? Join us to find out.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Byron Acohido is one of the nation’s most respected cybersecurity and privacy experts. Acohido recently joined identity risk consultancy IDT911 as Editor-In-Chief...Show the rest
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Byron Acohido is one of the nation’s most respected cybersecurity and privacy experts. Acohido recently joined identity risk consultancy IDT911 as Editor-In-Chief to lead the launch of a new online publication ( to be unveiled in August 2014.) This new media property will deliver authoritative, cogent content crafted to help businesses and individuals better understand emerging cyber risks and make smarter choices about how to defend themselves.
He led a team of reporters awarded the 2011 New York State Society of Certified Public Accounts Excellence in Financial Journalism Award for “How China Does Business,” a USA TODAY cover story examining the hacking and politics that led to Google scaling back its China operations. In 2010, The SANS Institute named Acohido among the nation’s top cybersecurity journalists.Hide the rest
Joel Lang has spent the last five years in Austin’s Venture Capital and Startup communities, identifying novel ways to use data to generate revenue. In his current role at CSID, he is taking a new ...Show the rest
Joel Lang has spent the last five years in Austin’s Venture Capital and Startup communities, identifying novel ways to use data to generate revenue. In his current role at CSID, he is taking a new cyber intelligence product to market that utilizes a data set the company had previously overlooked. He holds a MS in Information Science with a focus on data mining as it applies to business intelligence. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of the University of Texas at Austin School of Information and he spends the weekends volunteering for Explore Austin, a wilderness leadership program for underprivileged teens.Hide the rest