Topic Cyber Fraud and Protecting your Privacy Online
Topic Summary Cyber fraud is a growing concern and we all need to protect our privacy and security online. We often overlook the importance of protecting our online activity, leaving ourselves as prime targets for criminals. We will discuss how to protect your privacy and security online including mobile devices and social networking best practices.
Speaker Steve Wilson and David McKay
Steve Wilson currently works in the cyber/digital forensics consulting industry with over 12 years of experience in providing digital forensics, cyber security, economic crime and risk mitigation strategic solutions to his clients. Combined with a number of professional and academic certifications; Steve epitomizes industry best practices within the field of forensic technology. Some of his past clients come from a variety of industries including financial services, law enforcement, oil and gas, retail, legal services, government, transportation and education. Steve is also actively involved in the community and is the current President of the Vancouver Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and a member of the Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers Association and the BC Elder Financial Abuse Prevention Action Group. Steve has also developed the recently launched Graduate Certificate Program on Forensic Investigation of Fraud and Financial Crime at the British Columbia Institute of Technology. Steve also continues to assist in the development of post-secondary training opportunities and provides engaging presentations at industry events and conferences.
David McKay is principal owner of Blackstone Forensics Ltd. He is also the program coordinator for the British Columbia Institute of Technology's (BCIT) Forensic Science & Technology Program and instructor of BCIT's CCTV & Forensic Examination course. During his time as a forensic video analyst with the RCMP, McKay viewed and analyzed over 2,000 crimes and criminals caught on various video and image recording systems (CCTV, video cameras, cell phones, taxi-cams, still cameras, and computers). He has been qualified multiple times as an expert witness in both BC Provincial and Supreme Court in the field of forensic video technology, specifically the forensic analysis of video and digital images.David obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Simon Fraser University in 2002, and his Advanced Specialty Certificate in Forensics from BCIT in 2004. He most recently completed the security systems technician training pro gram at BCIT in 2008. He is a licensed security consultant and is involved in a variety of research projects at BCIT, including the ability to extract specific measurements (height, size, distance, speed) from recorded images.