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Thursday, February 11 • 2:45pm - 3:15pm
For the Love of Money: Electronic Currencies, Cyber Criminals and You

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Today, we use money in ways that our ancestors could never have dreamed. 
Evolution has seen us move ever closer to a cashless society. We’ve already seen the 
introduction of alternative currencies; specifically e-electronic currencies. Adoption 
of these alternative currencies has been slow, however, within certain communities, 
their adoption has been vigorous.

Take for example the realm of the cyber criminal.  Within the global cyber criminal ecosystem the adoption of electronic currencies has been common and long-standing. Cyber criminals offer information, intelligence, goods, and services in a variety of forums and sites hosted on the surface and dark web where they almost exclusively ask for payment using an electronic currency of one sort or another.

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Will Gragido

Head of Threat Intelligence, Digital Shadows
Will has more than 21 years of experience in information technology and security. A former United States Marine, Will was first exposed to security and intelligence in the service. He has held technical and research roles at Internet Security Systems / IBM Internet Security Systems, Damballa, HP DVLabs, and RSA NetWitness. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from DePaul University and is pursuing graduate studies at Norwich University. Will has... Read More →

Thursday February 11, 2016 2:45pm - 3:15pm
National Press Club 529 14th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20045

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