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Cybercrime: Are You Prepared or Are You The Next Victim?

Operational Track
Wednesday, April 5th
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Why Cybercriminals Are Targeting the Real Estate Sector for Profit and How to Keep Them Out.

Join retired FBI Agent Scott Augenbaum, author of "The Secret to Cybersecurity," as he shares his expertise on preventing cybercrime victimization in the real estate sector. With decades of experience in the field, Scott has interviewed thousands of cybercrime victims, many of whom were targeted in the real estate sector. In this engaging talk, he will reveal commonalities that contribute to cybercrime
victimization and provide practical advice to help you develop a plan to prevent future attacks.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from one of the most respected experts in cybersecurity. Scott's insights and practical advice will help you better understand the risks and challenges of cybercrime in the real estate sector and equip you with the knowledge and tools you need to stay safe. Whether you're a real estate agent, broker, investor, or work in any other role within the industry, this talk is essential for anyone looking to protect themselves and their business
from the growing threat of cybercrime. Join us and take the first step towards a more secure future.

Scott Augenbaum
Retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent Cyber Division

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Scott Augenbaum

Retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent Cyber Division

A native of Brooklyn, New York, Scott earned his MBA from American Sentinel University in information technology, and a Masters Certificate in information security management from Villanova University.  He also has six General Information Assurance Certifications (GIAC).


Scott joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the New York field office in 1988 as a support employee.  In 1994, he became a special agent and was assigned to the Syracuse, New York office where he worked domestic terrorism, white collar and hate crimes as well as being involved in computer crime investigations. In October 2003, Scott was promoted to supervisory special agent in the Cyber Division, Cyber Crime Fraud unit at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C where he was responsible for managing the FBI's Cyber Task Force program and Intellectual Property Rights program. In 2006, Scott was transferred to Nashville, TN where he managed the FBI’s Memphis Division Computer Intrusion/Counterintelligence squad.   


Over the past three decades, Scott responded to thousands of cyber crime incidents and provided hundreds of computer intrusion threat briefings with the goal of educating the community on emerging computer intrusion threats and how to prevent becoming the next victim of a data breach.  Since retiring from the FBI in early 2018, Scott shares his knowledge by consulting with individuals, groups and businesses of all sizes.


Scott will scare you and make you laugh while providing you with several no-cost quick action plans designed to prevent you, your family and your organization from becoming the next victim of cyber crime.

Patsy Parkin
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