Sean Chumura

Mr. Sean Chumura is a renowned computer security and forensics expert and programmer with more than twenty-five years of experience working with United States federal, state and local governments, as well as private industry and foreign governments. He is the Co-founder of the first private cyber warfare/terrorism defence centre and developed technologies to identify attacks against critical infrastructure in real-time. He has consulted with the FBI in the areas of cyber terrorism, forensic computer investigations, and white-collar crime. He has also been called to testify as a computer forensics/cyber
warfare expert. Under FBI confirmation, Mr. Chumura is a member of the Washington D.C. Law Enforcement Association’s High-Tech Crime Consortium Group, as well as other task forces and associations. He is considered one of the foremost experts in the field of Cyber Security.

Protecting Data First – The Why and How!

Cyber and physical critical infrastructure operations are the foundation of National life and data is the foundation of cyber and physical critical infrastructure operations. Data moves at the speed of light; humans cannot. Addressing the foregoing realities and their growing promise and dangers, the presentation will make the case for recognizing and protecting data first and will describe the status quo correcting capacities required to achieve and sustain that end.