For our next SecureMA event, we are joined by two local experts who helped bring justice in a Federal cyberstalking case. Join us during the intersection of cybersecurity awareness month and domestic violence awareness month for a look into cyber stalking and how to protect yourself against it.
This event embodies Cybereason's mission to reverse the attacker advantage and empower the defender. Every individual should be free of cyberstalking and digital harassment. We want this event, which will take place at the intersection of cybersecurity awareness month and domestic violence awareness month, to help individuals understand just how much this impacts survivors and how to help protect against it.
Cybereason hosts two experts integral in investigating and prosecuting a local cyberstalking case where the perpetrator harassed a former roommate through a significant number of targeted online and real world events. This includes sending harassing text messages, posting fraudulent sexual solicitations as the victim, hacking into her online accounts and sharing her personal information. The harassment escalated with cyberstalking friends of the victim and hoax bomb threats. SecureMA members sign up for the live stream today.
Hear about this unprecedented case and how it was was brought to justice along with strategies that can be used to keep yourself safe online. SecureMA members can register here to join our live stream of the event.
Amy Harman Burkart is the former chief of the Cybercrime Unit at the United States Attorney's Office (USAO) in Boston, Massachusetts, where she spent a decade investigating and prosecuting computer, intellectual property, and financial crimes. Amy is an experienced trial lawyer who directed investigative teams from the FBI, Secret Service, Homeland Security Investigations, U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on computer intrusions, data breaches, network attacks, securities fraud, theft of trade secrets, insider trading, money laundering, trafficking in counterfeit goods, fraud schemes, and national security cyber activity.
Detective Michael Maher is an investigator in the Detective Division of the City of Waltham Police Department, where he has served for almost twenty years. Detective Maher earned his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University and a Masters in Criminal Justice Administration from Western New England University.