In the past several years a growing list of computer breaches have scarred numerous US entities from financial industries, health care providers, and the entertainment industry. Adam Keown will provide direct experience about the impact of these breaches from his time in the FBI and more recently as a private consultant at TEKsystems. He will discuss attackers methods of attack, defensive measures for reducing risk, and briefly look into a crystal ball.
Adam Keown is a Security Architect in the Information Security Practice of TEKsystems. His role is providing information security consulting for the enterprise market. He provides consulting in financial, healthcare, manufacturing, national infrastructure and government. TEKsystems clients include 82% of Fortune 500 companies.
Adam's previous experience includes over 10 years as a Special Agent with the FBI in Washington, DC and Louisville, KY. He has provided expert witness opinions on technology in federal cases and media relations. He has lead cyber investigations involving terrorism, national security, criminal intrusion, child exploitation and fraud. He was also Director of Information Systems at North Georgia Electric and received his bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.