Did Elon Musk really tweet that?! The Dark Path of Bitcoin Money Laundering
17:25 - 17:40
17:35 - 17:55
Mules in Focus – Your Problem Today is Ours Tomorrow
17:40 - 18:00
Closing Keynote: The View from The Trenches – How Workhorses and Unicorns Fare in The Real World Iftach
17:55 - 18:10
The Fraudster who Loved Me
Réka Eszter Bodó
18:00 - 18:20
Game of Cons: Tackling Media and Entertainment Fraud
18:20 - 18:35
Fundamental Untruths: the story of a terror financing ring
18:35 - 19:00
Finding Your Superhero: When Fighting Fraud Leads to Greater Things
19:00 - 19:20
In this presentation we will cover the importance of monitoring for fraud prevention in the banking and cyber security sectors as well as the case with the twitter hack and the investigative processes in blockchain analysis.
Sven Martinsson is a Swedish-Brazilian executive with a history of working in the information technology and services industry for the past 10 years. Skilled in Sales, Blockchain, International Relations, Management, Business Development and compliance. Sven Martinsson Co-founded the company VALEGA Chain Analytics which runs its business by monitoring, analyzing and filtering out illegal and suspicious activities in financial Blockchain transactions to support Anti-Money Laundering processes and to help Counter Financing of Terrorism in a lean and simple way. It also caters to the centralized banking systems by offering enhanced due diligence as well as risk assessment of potential virtual asset holders, and ever growing community in traditional banking. VALEGA has been developing its services for just over two years and have been pictured in the media several times working on investigations relating to the Twitter Hack in June 2020 as well as the most recent ransomware attack, in the Finnish mental healthcare system, in October of 2020. It is considered the biggest data breach in Nordic history to date.
Co-founder and CEO of SecurityStudio; Co-founder and CEO of FRSecure LLC; Co-host of the UNSECURITY.
Podcast w/Brad Nigh Co-host of the Security Sh*t Show w/Ryan Cloutier and Chris Roberts Author of the book, UNSECURITY: Information security is failing. Breaches are epidemic. How can we fix this broken industry? Career Highlights (so far): He founded FRSecure in 2008, an expert-level information security consulting company with more than 1,200 clients. He then founded SecurityStudio in 2017, a software as a service (SaaS) company dedicated to building a community of information security practitioners who speak the same “security language”. Evan Built the S2 platform, a simplified and integrated information security risk management system, used by more than 50 partners and 4,000 organizations across 28 industries. o Co-inventor of S2Org, for simplified organizational information security risk management. Evan is Co-inventor of S2Vendor for simplified third-party information security risk management. Co-inventor of S2School for simplified information security risk management in K-12. Co-inventor of S2Team to motivate employees to protect themselves better. Co-inventor of S2Me, for simplified personal information security risk management. Creator of the S2Score, a quantitative measurement of information security risk.
A case study discussion about strategies to detect mules within a banking environment and the benefits of keeping criminals out of your bank.
Paul Gardner, from Brisbane, Australia, leads a team of Financial Crime Detection and Analytics experts in Suncorp Bank, where he is responsible for protecting customers by devising and delivering tactical and strategic solutions to combat financial crime threats. Paul has extensive knowledge and experience in the financial crime sector including deploying forensics and advanced analytics to deal with complex financial crime threats.
Ian Amit is an internationally recognized award-winning security executive. He serves as Cimpress' Chief Security Officer where he leads cyber and physical security for all the Cimpress businesses around the world. He is also an angel investor in a few security companies, a board, and an advisory board member. Ian spent his career in both offensive security positions - running red teams and consulting, as well as research and defensive positions, and is a sought-after keynote at leading information security conferences. Ian is one of the co-founders of the Penetration Testing Execution Standard, the DC9723 group, and serves as a board member of BSidesLV.
In this talk, Réka will share a challenging fraud ring that she has faced at Riskified, of fraudsters that used American dating sites to prey on vulnerable people and use them in the fraud scheme. We'll learn how we can fight this kind of fraud, and what is our social responsibility in protecting vulnerable communities
Originally from Hungary, Réka has been living in Israel for more than ten years. She made aliyah after years of work and volunteering in the Hungarian Jewish community. Studying Talmud at the Hebrew University and working as a vet technician in JPSCA were short detours before she started working for Riskified as an analyst over four years ago. Her job includes analysing patterns and anomalies, training models and creating new features at the Data Science department.
Credential fraud is rampant and does not end with your Netflix account. We believe piracy can be eradicated but it need collaboration throughout the ecosystem: tech vendors, legislators, and you, because when you share your credential or when you use a weak password it is in most cases expose you to identity theft. Think about the great movies that are waiting to be filmed and let’s protect this industry from pirates.
Avigail Gutman has been a hacker-tracker since the early days of broadcast TV piracy all the way through to today’s streaming and content piracy. She leads a global team that disrupts piracy by turning information about pirates’ technologies and the pirates themselves into actionable intelligence, informing field and legal operations, and resulting in new counter measures. The anti-piracy team works alongside industry organizations, government and law enforcement agencies. Prior to her current position, Avigail spent 21 years working in operational security for NDS and Cisco, in Israel, China and Korea.
Due to stringent economic sanctions against Iran over the past decade, which have cut off the Iranian banking system from the rest of the world, individuals and entities that intend to move funds from Iran must do so in the form of "underground banking". While most transactions are for legitimate personal remittances, there are transactions that are used for illicit purposes, including terrorism. This presentation will define what is meant by the term underground banking. It will also cover how it relates to the movement of funds globally through hawaladars, trade-based money laundering, as well as virtual currencies including the recent introduction of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT's). It will further analyze the method in which terrorist organizations have exploited underground banking to finance their activities.
Aaron Kohn has been with TD Bank since 2001, and most recently with the AML group in progressive roles within the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) and Advisory team since 2010. Over the course of his tenure in AML, he has worked on investigations related to Politically Exposed Persons (PEP's) both domestic and foreign, as well as those concerning drug and sex trafficking, terrorism, and International sanctions related matters. Throughout his time with the bank he has worked closely with other business units to ensure AML compliance and has provided AML related training to those in the FIU. Aaron is an accredited member with ACAMS, and holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree specializing in Political Science and International Relations.
Fraud and Financial Crime Fighters have the very real opportunity to make an impact on society and the world for good. With access to advanced techniques, analytics, infrastructure and training, the modern day fraud fighter is uniquely positioned to protect vulnerable populations. In this session, a 20 year fraud fighting veteran who has battled Fraud in over 30 countries, will share his personal story and several cases that really opened his eyes to the truth behind the fraud fight.
Ian is the founder of the Knoble and most recently served as a Principal leading PwC’s Financial Crimes Unit (FCU) Fraud Management Practice.
He has been fighting fraud and financial crime for over 20 years across over 30 countries, in leadership positions in the financial services industry. Ian’s breadth of fraud experience covers consumer and commercial banking products and channels, merchant fraud, and several insurance products. Ian has also held fraud management leadership positions at Ally, USAA and GE.
Ian is a regular industry speaker, often providing his insights on Financial Crime convergence, digital transformations, emerging fraud threats and most recently COVID/Stimulus related fraud challenges. In 2019, Ian founded The Knoble non-profit, with the mission to unite the financial crimes industry to protect vulnerable populations.