Spotlight IT Series: Focus on Defense

By Keith Millett | Aug 29, 2014 | Events, Spotlight IT Series

As cybercrime continues to evolve, cyber criminals become more creative, attack methods evolve in sophistication. This increases the pressure felt by business owners and IT professionals and reminds us all that remaining vigilant in protecting company data assets is critical. By developing robust practical controls and technical safeguards the burden on management and IT staff can be lifted and the likelihood of a breach thwarted. Focus on your defenses, not your responses!

Join Eric O’Neill, a veteran of the FBI, renowned for catching the most notorious spy in United States history, and founding member of an investigative and security services firm as he discusses the Art of Diligence.

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September 30, 2014
8:00am-10:30am

Eric O’Neil Biography

In 2001, Eric O’Neill helped capture the most notorious spy in United States history: Robert Hanssen, a 25-year veteran of the FBI. The remarkable true events of his life are the inspiration behind the critically acclaimed dramatic thriller Breach, starring Ryan Philippe.

O’Neill began his career in the FBI as a graduate of the FBI’s Intelligence Program. Initially he worked as a surveillance group field operative tasked to surveil and monitor foreign, national, and domestic terrorists and spies. He transitioned from field operative to direct undercover work focusing on Hanssen.

Currently, O’Neill runs The Georgetown Group, a premier investigative and security consultancy, where he specializes in counterintelligence and counterterrorism operations, investigations into economic espionage, cyber security penetrations, internal investigations and security risk assessment consulting out of Washington, DC.