Identity Theft 911 Chief Information Security Officer Speaks at International Breach Security and Computer Forensics Conferences

September 14, 2010

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ — Identity Theft 911 Chief Information Security Officer Ondrej Krehel will be a featured speaker at two international law enforcement conferences in September, discussing computer forensic investigations, data breaches and new techniques in the war on criminal hackers.

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International cybercrime is growing at a rapid pace as cybercriminals employ more sophisticated methods to attack governments and corporations. The Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report found that 285 million records were compromised in the U.S. in 2008. Lost business is the most costly outcome, with an average cost of $204 per compromised customer record, according to the Federal Trade Commission.

Krehel will deliver presentations at these events:

  • The International Forensic Symposium in Prague, the Czech Republic, Sept. 15-16: Krehel discusses new trends in hacking investigations with a closed room of European Union government and law enforcement experts, including investigators, academics and Europol agents. Organized by the Police Academy of the Czech Republic, the conference establishes connections between Eastern Europe, West Europe and the private sector.
  • The 2010 International Training Conference & Exposition in Atlanta, Ga., Sept. 21: Krehel examines trends and recent case studies, and describes digital, volatile and network forensic techniques. Sponsored by the High Tech Crime Investigation Association, the conference attracts law enforcement, prosecuting attorneys and private security firms from around the world.

“This is about building connections and sharing information across Europe and internationally,” Krehel said. “Cybercriminals don’t respect borders. They’re active in all the world’s countries.”

Identity Theft 911 partners with businesses and governments to fight cybercriminals with the latest in breach security, data breach notification, information compliance, computer incident response and identity theft management. The Breach Services program enables a business to protect existing and prospective customers, employees and anyone else with identifiable information contained in a breached database. We provide 24/7 access to highly trained fraud specialists who assist with credit fraud alerts, notify creditors and handle inquiries prompted by the notification. Krehel brings more than a decade of experience in computer forensics to the information security management team that helps businesses and individuals secure their data.

At home and abroad, Krehel has led investigations into a range of IT security matters, including hacker attacks, data breaches, intellectual property theft and other nefarious computer crimes. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).

About Identity Theft 911

Identity Theft 911 is the nation’s premier identity theft and data breach management, resolution and education service. The company serves more than 30 million people across the country and provides fraud solutions for a range of organizations – including Fortune 500 companies, the country’s largest insurance companies, corporate benefit providers, banks and credit unions and membership organizations. For more information, visit http://www.identitytheft911.com and our Knowledge Center at http://www.identitytheft911.org.

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