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Attack Attribution, Forensics & Cyber War—Security Threats

This live technology presentation will present a cyber attack taxonomy in a real world threat environment teaching presentation. An overview of how forensics can be utilized (or not) in a threat matrix is presented to increase interest in forensics questions such as who, what, when, where, why and how the current increasing cyber threats are being carried out. The ‘classroom’, geared to any level of cyber knowledge, will include a lively and fun real-time descent into the world of the cyber actors in order to further understanding about threats being utilized, types of actors involved, security breaches utilized and what it means for you and your computer security.

About the Speaker

Kelli Waxman is Adjunct Faculty for Texas A&M, TEEX Engineering and develops curriculum on forensics. She is also the President of National Security Consulting & Investigations PLLC where she is a licensed private investigator. Her specialties include national security issues, high tech crimes, and geopolitical activism as it relates to cyber and regularly sleuths the Internet in a number of languages analyzing the cyber actors, the threat environment, and the security issues involved with the rise of activism/ hacktivism. Ms. Waxman has a BA in Sociology, an MBA in Business Administration, and three years of post graduate work in psychiatry, psychology, medicine, terrorism, counter-terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Ms. Waxman is a member of Arizona Infragard, a graduate of the FBI Citizens’ Academy, High Tech Crimes Investigators Association, (HTCIA), National Association of Investigative Specialists (NAIS), National Investigative Security Professionals (NISP), and United States Association of Private Investigators (USAPI).