Cyber Brew with the FBI

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February 28 | 2:00 pm | Minneapolis — 

Join Travelers and MHTA to hear from FBI agent Michael Krause and Edward Chang of Travelers, who will give their perspectives on your critical corporate cyber risk and the current cyber trends and actions required by every corporation.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
2:00-4:00 pm

Modist Brewing
505 N. 3rd Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401

This event is open to MHTA Members and free to attend.

Not a member? The non-member fee is $25


Speaker: Supervisory Special Agent Michael Krause, FBI

Supervisory Special Agent Michael Krause has managed cyber intrusions and computer forensics for the Minneapolis FBI since 2012.  Over his 18 year FBI career, SSA Krause has served in several FBI offices including Albuquerque, the Criminal Justice Information Systems, and the Office of General Counsel.  In addition to his current assignment, he has conducted and managed several investigative assignments to include drug enterprise and terrorism investigations, intelligence operations, and information technology systems development.   Before entering the FBI, SSA Krause directed comprehensive crime prevention and community development programs for the City of Baltimore, supported non-profit and business development in the Baltics, and practiced law in Iowa.  SSA Krause holds a Juris Doctorate and a Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Iowa.

Speaker: Edward Chang – 2VP Cyber Risk Management

Edward Chang is involved in underwriting, risk control, and catastrophe analysis for the company’s cyber insurance products. He is responsible for the Travelers Cyber Academy, an eight-part webinar series on issues relating to cyber security and cyber insurance, and he was principal author of the Travelers Institute publication “Empowering Organizations to Tackle Evolving Cyber Threats: A Cybersecurity Guide for Small and Midsized Businesses.”

Prior to joining Travelers, Eddie was a federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New York and the District of Connecticut, where he focused on prosecuting Romanian phishers, Nigerian fraudsters, and other computer hackers and cyber criminals.

In 2015, Eddie and his trial partner received the Director’s Award for Superior Performance by an Assistant United States Attorney in connection with the extradition and prosecution of thirteen defendants from Romania, Bulgaria, Sweden, and Canada who had been engaged in an extensive phishing conspiracy. In 2012, Eddie and his team were awarded the Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award for successfully planning and executing the takedown of the “Coreflood” botnet, the first-ever U.S. law enforcement action of its kind.

Eddie was previously employed by Microsoft as a software development engineer in its Advanced Technology Division. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science in 1994 from Stanford University and a J.D. in 1998 from the Yale Law School.



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