FBI at RSA Conference™ 2024

The FBI’s cyber mission is to impose costs on our cyber adversaries through our unique authorities and world-class investigative capabilities. 

The success of that mission depends on partnerships—those we have with law enforcement and intelligence agencies worldwide and those we have and continue to build with the private sector. Our private sector partners play an integral role in defending against a cyber threat that no one agency can face alone. 
Learn more about the FBI's cyber strategy and visit us at RSA Conference™ 2024. 

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FBI Speakers at RSA Conference™ 2024 

All times are in Pacific Daylight Time. 

Monday, May 6, 2024

Can You Spot a Fake? AI and Cyber Risks in Luxury Retail

  • Time: 10:50 to 11:40 a.m.
  • FBI Speaker: Section Chief Joseph Szczerba
  • Abstract: This panel will explore how artificial intelligence and machine learning can be an enabling force for cybersecurity programs in the luxury retail market. Panelists will discuss ways their organizations are finding the balance between risk and opportunity in the AI/ML space to better protect their customers, networks, and intellectual property.

Hiding in Plain Sight: Hunting Volt Typhoon Cyber Actors

  • Time: 2:20 to 3:10 p.m.
  • FBI Speaker: Deputy Assistant Director Cynthia Kaiser
  • Abstract: Volt Typhoon, Chinese cyber actors, hide in plain sight on U.S. networks using living-off-the-land techniques. This panel, consisting of representatives from the FBI, NSA, CISA, and Microsoft, will explore how the private sector and U.S. government works together to identify this threat activity, lessons learned from Volt Typhoon’s TTPs, and how network defenders can best defend themselves.

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Keeping Up with the Algorithms: A Journey in Artificial Intelligence

  • Time: 8:30 to 9:20 a.m.
  • FBI Speaker: Section Chief Joseph Szczerba
  • Abstract: What comes before the beginning? As the threat and risk landscape rapidly evolves, AI experts, industry, academia, and the government must race to build a safe and reliable framework for the future. In this session, experts will review how much AI has changed over the last year and discuss what’s on the horizon.

They Hide, We Seek: Leveraging Global Partnerships Against Our Adversaries

  • Time: 9:40 to 10:30 a.m.
  • FBI Speaker: Deputy Assistant Director Brett Leatherman
  • Abstract: Malicious cyber actors sow distrust, steal millions of dollars, and disrupt critical services without ever leaving their homes. International law enforcement, military, and intelligence agencies are finding strategies to neutralize these threats. Panelists will discuss how they utilize their organizations’ unique authorities, global partnerships, and capabilities to pressure global threat actors.

National Cyber Strategy, Roadmap for a Secure Cyber Future: Year in Review

  • Time: 2:25 to 3:15 p.m.
  • FBI Speaker: Deputy Assistant Director Cynthia Kaiser
  • Abstract: The 2023 National Cybersecurity Strategy called for rebalancing the cyberspace defense responsibility onto those most capable of bearing it and realigning incentives to favor long-term investments over temporary fixes. Join this discussion of fundamental shifts shaping USG partnerships, regulations, and technologies and hear lessons learned, obstacles, pivots, and innovations that lay ahead.

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Building a Safer Future: Navigating Digital Currencies in the Modern World

  • Time: 8:30 to 9:20 a.m.
  • FBI Speaker: Section Chief Taushiana Bright
  • Abstract: Historically, centralized financial institutions were the primary facilitators of global financial transactions. Today, transactions can occur on decentralized blockchains, separate from financial institutions, which provides challenges for law enforcement (LE). This panel explores how LE can adapt and how financial institutions can prepare their systems and personnel for the use of cryptocurrency.

CISO Boot Camp: Demystified: Working with the FBI Before, During, and After a Cyber Intrusion (Closed Session)

  • Time: 8:30 to 9:20 a.m.
  • FBI Speakers: Deputy Assistant Director Brett Leatherman and Assistant Special Agent in Charge Olivia Olson
  • Abstract: With cyber incidents, it is not a question of if, but when. In this session, you will learn from senior FBI agents about the various resources available before, during, and after a cyber intrusion. The goal of this session is to increase understanding of the FBI’s role once an intrusion has been discovered and what victim entities can expect from the FBI.

Operation Cookie Monster and Genesis Market: An International Cyber Takedown

  • Time: 2:25 to 3:15 p.m.
  • FBI Speakers: Supervisory Special Agent Amanda Knutson and Intelligence Analyst Tom Gathman
  • Abstract: In 2018, Genesis Market was a little known platform trafficking digital fingerprints and credentials to the cyber underground. By 2022, it was the most prominent market of its kind, used by everyone from script kiddies to ransomware actors. This presentation will highlight Operation Cookie Monster, the FBI-led international operation to dismantle the market, including lessons learned and results.

Thursday, May 9, 2024

Rethinking How We Address Juvenile Cybercrime Today to Protect Tomorrow

  • Time: 8:30 to 9:20 a.m.
  • FBI Speakers: Deputy Assistant Director Cynthia Kaiser and Supervisory Special Agent William McKeen
  • Abstract: Many juvenile cybercriminals start at a young age with low-level conduct, but this is often a gateway to more serious crimes. This session will discuss how current legal frameworks can leave juvenile offenders behind, how cybercrime can’t be solved by arrests alone, and how international and private sector prevention models could be adopted in the U.S. to redirect youth from committing more serious crimes.

FBI Booth Schedule at the RSA Conference™ 2024 

Visit the FBI in booth S-555 in the South Expo.

All times are in Pacific Daylight Time. 

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

FBI InfraGard Discussions: 11:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Impacts of AI on Cybercrime and Combating Cyberattacks: 12:00 to 12:45 p.m.

Nation State Aligned Hacktivists - Cyber Avengers: 1:30 to 2:15 p.m.

InfraGard Discussions: 3:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

FBI InfraGard Discussions: 11:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Nation State Supply Chain Attacks: Barracuda Networks: 12:00 to 12:45 p.m.

Digital Forensics: 1:30 to 2:15 p.m.

FBI InfraGard Discussions: 3:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 9, 2024

FBI InfraGard Discussions: 11:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Cyber Criminal Trends: 12:00 to 12:45 p.m.

FBI InfraGard Discussions: 1:30 to 2:00 p.m.