Virtual Power Hour

With the FBI

Zoom Meeting | Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 3:30PM-5:00PM ET

Join us for a virtual Proofpoint Power Hour with the FBI!

This interactive virtual meeting will bring together DMV-based cybersecurity leaders for an evening of lively discussion with the FBI and Proofpoint.

Special guest speaker, Kyriakos Vassilakos, FBI Supervisory Special Agent in the Washington Field Office, will provide attendees with an overview of the FBI Cyber program and discuss how the Bureau is handling ransomware threats during this challenging time. Danny Howerton, Proofpoint Sr. Threat Analyst, will highlight the latest in threats targeting people, focusing on pandemic-related phishing, cloud account attacks, and the key security controls that can help mitigate the risks inherent in remote work.

As a thank you, each attendee will receive a Proofpoint Power Hour-style Gift Pack.

Earn CPE Credits
This event is approved and endorsed by (ISC)². CPE credits will automatically be credited to your member account within four to six weeks


FBI: Overview of the FBI Cyber Program and Ransomware Threats
Proofpoint: Protecting People, the New Perimeter

Who Should Attend

This event is suitable for information security decision makers, including: CXO, VP of IT, Director of IT; mid-level information security management (Senior Security Manager, IT Security Manager, IT Manager) and technical information security practitioners (Security Engineer, Messaging Architect, IT Analyst).

NOTE: Registration requires a valid email address from your organization’s domain. Gmail, Hotmail, AOL, Yahoo or similar ISPs are not accepted.

Featured Speakers

Kyriakos Vassilakos, Supervisory Special Agent, FBI

Kyriakos Vassilakos is a supervisory special agent assigned to the FBI’s Washington Field Office where he leads the office's Cyber Task Force, which is comprised of a team of investigative and analytic professionals investigating computer intrusions. Mr. Vassilakos joined the FBI in 2003 as an intelligence analyst assigned to the Counterterrorism Division. In 2006, Mr. Vassilakos transitioned to a special agent and was first assigned to the New York Field Office, where he conducted counterterrorism investigations. In 2015, Mr. Vassilakos was promoted to FBI Headquarters as a supervisory special agent in the Cyber Division. In 2018, Mr. Vassilakos was promoted to supervisory special agent for national security cyber squad. In March 2020, Mr. Vassilakos transitioned to his current assignment.

Danny Howerton, Sr. Threat Analyst, Proofpoint, Inc.

Danny Howerton is a Sr. Threat Analyst at Proofpoint where his team is constantly viewing, analyzing, and researching the threat data that is produced from the Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection (TAP) service. Howerton and his team monitor and track global malware trends, distribution trends and techniques, malicious lures, malware campaigns, and actors while also finding new ways to look at and ingest the TAP data.
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