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Cyber Security in 2020 and Beyond

  • 19 Mar 2020
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Suffolk University Sargent Hall, 5th Floor Commons 120 Tremont Street Boston

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Cyber Security in 2020 and Beyond
Thursday, March 19th, 2020, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Suffolk University, Sargent Hall, 5th Floor Commons 120 Tremont Street Boston

While massive malware attacks make headlines, more often than not, the true culprit of cyber security events is already sitting in your inbox.

Business emails that look like messages from your C-Suite, unpaid invoices from forgotten vendors, account verification requests, and more, are often the most common cause of security compromises. And while these methods are relatively ‘low tech,’ a little bit of social engineering can go a long way to a clicked link and a security incident.

So how can we be good stewards of our corporate data and network, without slowing down our productivity? We’ve got a few ideas.

Join Boston Women in Finance on March 19, 2020, for "Cyber Security in 2020 and Beyond,” where our guest speaker, SA Amy Diamond, Federal Bureau of Investigations, will share:

  • An overview of today’s cybersecurity landscape, and the cost of a data breach
  • The progressing sophistication of social engineering in breach attempts
  • The common signs of a breach attempt, and how you can avoid them
  • Best practices that you can implement today to be a good steward of your corporate data and network
  • What to do if you think you’ve been breached

Our program will be hosted at Sargent Hall at Suffolk University. Registration and networking will be hosted from 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., and our program will run from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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To register for this program, please complete the form to the left. Tickets are $15 for BWF members, and $30 for non-members. Your lunch is included in the price of your ticket!

Registration can be cancelled up to 48 hours in advance of our program.

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For questions or more information, please contact Boston Women in Finance at info@bostonwomeninfinance.org

About Our Speakers

SA Amy Diamond, FBI

Amy Diamond began her career as a special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2009 and reported to the Boston Field Office, where she worked economic crime matters. There, Ms. Diamond investigated crimes involving advanced fee matters, insider trading, large-scale corporate fraud and investment advisor fraud. In the fall of 2014, Ms. Diamond joined a counterterrorism squad, with a focus on the use of social media and financial systems by terrorists. After spending some time working overseas in Morocco, Ms. Diamond joined the cyber-criminal squad where she investigates various types of computer intrusion and computer related criminal enterprise matters.

In addition to her case work, Ms. Diamond is also a member of the Evidence Response Team.  Since joining that team, Ms. Diamond has worked on the Boston Marathon Bombing, Usaama Rahim, and Alexander Ciccolo investigations. SA Diamond was also the Boston Division’s move coordinator, which involved working with the General Services Administration, FBI Headquarters, and private sector groups to plan and execute the move of the Boston Headquarters office from Boston to Chelsea.

Prior to her appointment to the FBI, Ms. Diamond worked as an attorney and investigative consultant in the fields of Forensic Investigations, Due Diligence, Anti-money Laundering, and Asset Location and Recovery. Ms. Diamond is admitted to the Bars of New York, England, and Wales.


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