Keynote: “Business” of International Cyber Crime – Chris Swecker, FBI (Retired)
Swecker served 24 years as a Special Agent with the FBI retiring in 2006 as the executive over all Criminal Investigations. Swecker served as the FBI’s On Scene Commander in Iraq in 2003 where he led a team of FBI Agents conducting counter-intelligence, terror financing and terrorism investigations for which he received the Presidential Rank Award. As CSO for Bank of America (2006-2009) Swecker led investigations; physical security; international security, employment screening and executive protection providing strategic direction and management for over 600 associates and 3800 contract guards with an annual budget of over $250 million. Swecker created a world class Security Operations Analysis and Command Center (SOAC) to support security operations worldwide which consolidated, the largest alarm, access control and video surveillance system in the financial sector with responsibility for 6100 bank branches,18,000 ATMs and 450 administrative facilities.
He testified before US Congress on identity theft, crimes against children, mortgage fraud, human trafficking, financial crimes, information privacy, terrorism, data compromise, crimes on the internet, drug trafficking on the southwest border and gangs. He appeared on 60 Minutes, CBS This Morning, Oprah Winfrey, Good Morning America and is a public speaker/author on Financial Crimes, Money Laundering, Security and Cyber Crimes.