FBI Cyber update & Advanced Persistent Threats (APT)

November 12, 2019 by John Nash

Monday December 2nd, 2019 / 6 PM – 9 PM

WHO: Southwest CyberSec Forum

WHEN: 1st Monday of each month 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

WHERE: UAT theater at 2625 W Baseline Rd, Tempe, AZ 85283

WHY: To stay current with new cyber threats, explore new security technologies, and network with your peers.

FREE: No membership fees, no RSVP’s, food and drinks provided by our sponsors.

Our thanks to Palo Alto for sponsoring this months meeting!

Palo Alto Logo

Contact: Amy Looper | Named Account Manager | Palo Alto Networks Phoenix, AZ | www.paloaltonetworks.com Mobile: 480.431.3870 Email: alooper@paloaltonetworks.com

[5:30-6:30 PM]

Pizza and Networking in the UAT common area

  • Open to the public and UAT students
  • Pizza and Drink provided.
  • No food or drink in the UAT Theater (Please)

[6:30-7:00 PM]

Cyber Security Community updates

  • Cyber community updates (~5 min)
  • Sponsor segment (~15 min)
  • Cyber threat update with Erik Graham (~15 min)

[7-7:45 PM]

Defending against APT with Secure DevOps

Ford Winslow

by Ford Winslow, CEO of ICE Cybersecurity


Ford will discuss the importance of engaging the Development and Architecture teams at the early stages to build security into your products and systems so you can effectively defend, detect and prevent compromises from Advanced Persistent Threats as well as the hard lessons learned performing incident response for large clients.


With over two decades of professional experience in Information Technology and Business Management, Ford Winslow has been a thought leader in the related fields of cybersecurity, cloud and IT Services since their inception.

ICE Cybersecurity, the San Diego-based firm he founded in 2016, specializes in managed cybersecurity and advanced cyber protection programs for organizations in heavily regulated industries.

Over the past two decades, Mr. Winslow has held technology leadership positions in the Cybersecurity, Cloud, Information Technology, Risk Management, Life Sciences, Financial Services, Healthcare, Non-Profit and Retail Industries, where he has consistently delivered value through the latest break-throughs in technology.

Prior to launching ICE Cybersecurity, Mr. Winslow served as Chief Risk Officer, of a San Diego-based Cloud and Managed Services Provider. He is the co-author of “Good Informatics Practices,” a best-practices training guide for the Life Sciences and Healthcare industries. Prior to CentrexIT

In addition to his professional duties, Mr. Winslow serves as an advisor to a number of startups focused on Cybersecurity, Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT) and Emerging Technologies. He is an advisor and mentor with CyberTECH, a San Diego-based network of tech-inspired startups and early-stage firms.

Mr. Winslow is an active member of the local community, supporting social organizations and charities benefiting a variety of worthy causes. His spare time is spent with family, on the golf course, playing music, or cooking. Ford studied Computer Science and Information Systems Management at University of Maryland.

[7:45-8:45 PM]

FBI Cyber update

Federal Bureau of Investigation

by FBI Special Agent Paul Schaaf, also Phoenix Co-Infragard Coordinator, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Paul and team will provide an update on the FBI Cyber Task Force and relevant issues we all face as we collectively work together to keep our national infrastructure safe and secure.

[8:45-9:00 PM]


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