FBI View on Cyber-Threats and IoT

Date(s) - 08/09/17
5:45 pm - 8:15 pm

1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor

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FBI View on Cyber-Threats and IoT


Wednesday, August 9, 2017 from 5:45 PM to 8:15 PM

FBI Special Agent Daniel Wierzbicki to talk to the mid-west’s premier and largest IoT group on the Cyber-Threat and Security view from the FBI and impact on IoT


The Connected Intelligence Foundation (CIF) is bringing in from the FBI, Daniel Wierzbicki, who leads the FBI’s cyber-threat efforts, assigned to the Chicago office. He is at the center of the cyber risks that are closely followed by the FBI. Cyber-risk is ever present today and is an underlying major concern in Internet of Things. With much of the country’s economic and infra-structure connected, cyber risks rank very high on the national security front for our country. Daniel will address both the risks as viewed by the FBi and provide some insight into how the FBI is dealing with those risks.
This CIF meeting is a tremendous opportunity to hear, meet and network with some of the nation’s key technology players.


Guest Speaker

Daniel Wierzbicki  is a Supervisory Special Agent for Criminal and National Security Cyber Investigations at the FBI Chicago Field Office. He joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation in March 2004 where he investigated criminal cyber intrusions at the Washington Field Office. In 2011, he was promoted to Supervisory Special Agent at FBI Headquarters investigating National Security intrusions across the United States. Shortly after, Wierzbicki was promoted to Unit Chief of National Security at FBI Headquarters. Wierzbicki is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University, where he obtained a B.S. degree in chemical engineering.


About this Meet-up

The Connected Intelligence Foundation hosts the premier gathering place for those who want to make meaningful connections in the Internet of Things space. The meet-up brings together executives and technical leaders from multi-billion dollar companies to mid-sized firms to early stage businesses. This meeting is recognized as THE place for business development, sales leads, intelligence and networking for IoT in the mid-west.

Event Format

6:00 PM-7:00PM – Presentation, Q&A by the guest speaker

7:00 PM-7:30 PM – Attendee introductions – a chance for everyone to introduce themselves and briefly explain what role they look to play in the IoT space – engineer, developer, business development, investment, etc.

7:30 PM- 8:00’ish PM – Break-outs/Networking – we create the space for people to meet, discuss, exchange business cards and start a dialogue.


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